STUDY: Health systems are using Choosing Wisely® recommendations to reduce use of low-value medical services
September 8, 2021
Health care systems should be optimistic that interventions designed to reduce unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures recommended by specialty societies as part of the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely campaign can produce meaningful results for their organizations, according to new research published in The Milbank Quarterly.
August 12, 2021
The ABIM Foundation has awarded $15,000 to DiverseMedicine Inc. to evaluate the nationwide impact of its various diversity, equity and inclusion programs.
July 29, 2021
AcademyHealth and the ABIM Foundation partner to advance research to improve trust in the U.S. health care system
July 27, 2021
The ABIM Foundation has awarded a total of $70,000 to three members of these groups so they can launch meaningful projects informed by discussions that began at the 2020 Forum
Leading Internal Medicine Organizations Award Nearly $300K in Grants to Promote a More Equitable U.S. Health System
June 24, 2021
Grantees selected to rebuild trust, tackle health care diversity, equity and inclusion in medical education and training
59% of U.S. Adults Say Health Care System Discriminates At Least “Somewhat,” Negatively Affecting Trust
June 15, 2021
ABIM Foundation’s new ‘Building Trust’ effort will look at increasing equity and reducing systemic racism in U.S. health care A clear majority of adults say the U.S. health system routinely discriminates, according to a survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. Fifty-nine percent (59%) of adult consumers say the health care system discriminates at... Read more »
May 21, 2021
"Building trust requires engaging stakeholders across the health care spectrum to better identify what's happening and share practices that increase trust between different parties. Trust is an essential part of medical professionalism and ultimately contributes to better patient outcomes." Daniel Wolfson, EVP & COO
April 15, 2021
The ABIM Foundation today announced the winners of its 11th annual John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize, recognizing the best articles written in peer-reviewed journals on medical professionalism topics during 2020.
Leading Internal Medicine Organizations Create Grant Program to Build Trust by Supporting Innovations in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
November 10, 2020
“This program is designed both to improve the quality of internal medicine education and training and to create a more trustworthy health system that serves everyone.” Richard A. Baron, MD
July 22, 2020
PHILADELPHIA – The ABIM Foundation announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Susan Edgman-Levitan, PA, Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, and Reginald Tucker-Seeley, MA, ScM, ScD. Each will serve a three-year term. “Our new Trustees come from a diversity of backgrounds and disciplines, and they will be an invaluable resource in... Read more »