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Campaign expands list of questionable tests, procedures
Modern Healthcare

The American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation expanded its Choosing Wisely campaign, adding 90 more tests and procedures that it considers possibly unnecessary or harmful, several of which involve the use of antibiotics and imaging. Seventeen newly participating medical societies each submitted at least five tests or procedures to the campaign, which was launched in 2011 by the ABIM Foundation, a not-for-profit that seeks to advance medical professionalism.