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18 May 2021

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Overuse of diagnostic testing in healthcare: a systematic review

Overuse of diagnostic testing substantially contributes to healthcare expenses and potentially exposes patients to un...

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28 April 2021

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E-learning avoids gastroscopy in patients with stomach complaints

Many patients with stomach complaints who are referred for a gastroscopy actually do not need that unpleasant examina...

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26 April 2021

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To do or not to do? is nominated for the VBHC Price 2021

What an exciting news! We created a short video for this occasion.

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16 November 2020

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Barriers and facilitators to reduce low-value care: a qualitative evidence synthesis

This study provides in-depth insight into the factors within the different (sub)categories that are important in redu...

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10 June 2020

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Identifying and de-implementing low-value care in primary care: the GP’s perspective

General practitioners have an important role in reducing low-value care as gatekeepers of the health system. The aim ...

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9 March 2020

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De-implementation strategy to reduce inappropriate use of intravenous and urinary catheters

Catheter-associated bloodstream infections and urinary tract infections are frequently encountered health care-associ...

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11 February 2020

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De-implementing wisely: developing the evidence base to reduce low-value care

This paper describes the Choosing Wisely De-Implementation Framework (CWDIF), a novel framework that builds on previo...

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6 February 2020

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Assessing volume and variation of low-value care practices in the Netherlands

There have been contributions to quantify the volume of low-value care practices in the USA, Canada and Australia but...

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2 December 2019

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Reducing overuse in healthcare: advancing Choosing Wisely

New approaches are needed to advance the aims of Choosing Wisely and reduce overuse in practice, argue Karen Born Pro...

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