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High-value care is essential for patients and sustainable health care. In 2012, the American Board of Internal Medicine launched its Choosing Wisely campaign to help physicians more thoughtfully consider diagnostic testing. The American College of Physicians published 5 questions physicians should ask before ordering tests.1 Because educators are encouraged to teach these principles to trainees, we sought to quantify how frequently attending physicians lead their discussion.2- 4
Pierce C, Keniston A, Stickrath C. Frequency of Attending Physician–Led Discussion of Test-Ordering Principles During Teaching Rounds. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(2):261-262. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.6979