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Choosing Wisely Australia: changing behaviour in health care

Robyn Ann Lindner
Med J Aust 2018; 208 (3): 105-106. || doi: 10.5694/mja17.00723
Published online: 19 February 2018

Challenging the notion that “more is better” in our health care system

The key to addressing low value care in Australia’s health care system is reducing unnecessary tests, treatment and procedures. With consumer demand reported as a main driver of unnecessary tests and treatments,1 Choosing Wisely Australia encourages health care providers to have conversations with patients around the necessity for and risks of certain health care practices.

  • Robyn Ann Lindner

  • NPS MedicineWise, Sydney, NSW

Correspondence: RLindner@nps.org.au

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