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W21C Patient Safety Podcast


This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit www.patientsafetypodcast.ca and www.w21c.org to reach us. Email w21cedu@ucalgary.ca

Jan 9, 2015

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In this episode Dr. Bhatia explains the harms associated with the over utilization of low value care, a type of care that  provides little benefit to the patient and increases costs for the health system. 
 
After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:
  • Recognize low value are as an issue affecting fiscal sustainability of the health care system
  • Appreciate measures for reducing low value testing
  • Discuss Choosing Wisely Canada with in depth knowledge of the campaign

For more information visit our website at www.patientsafetypodcast.com

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