Choosing Wisely® aims to promote conversations between clinicians and patients by helping patients choose care that is:

By December 2017, the Connecticut Choosing Wisely Collaborative will be the recognized and trusted convener in CT for the promotion and adoption of Choosing Wisely® principles and practices by key stakeholders in our state.

The CCWC acts on its vision by initiating and supporting efforts to set and achieve specific measurable goals for implementing Choosing Wisely® by and for the benefit of:

  • Practitioners and Health Systems
  • Patients and Community Organizations
  • Educational Institutions for Training Health Care Professionals​
  • Employers and Payers​
  • Access Health CT
  • ​Community Health Center Association of CT (CHCACT)
  • Connecticut Business Group on Health
  • Connecticut Center for Primary Care
  • Connecticut Health Foundation
  • Donaghue Foundation
  • National Physicians Alliance - Connecticut Chapter
  • Office of the Comptroller of Connecticut
  • Office of the Healthcare Advocate
  • Qualidigm
  • Universal Health Care Foundation
    of Connecticut

Collaborative Members


Our Vision...

  • Supported by evidence
  • Not duplicative of other tests or procedures already received
  • Free from harm
  • Truly necessary