Better Utilization of Laboratory Services a Focus for Many Choosing Wisely Partners
A recent ASCP analysis of the Choosing Wisely
Recommendation Lists for more than 50 medical special societies found that half featured one or more recommendations on appropriate use of laboratory or pathology services. Choosing Wisely
is an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to reduce overuse of tests and procedures. ASCP is the sole representative of the field of pathology invited by the ABIM to join the campaign to help reduce testing that may be medically unnecessary or potentially harmful.