evidence-based policy

On Choosing Wisely, Canadian edition

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on February 24, 2014 - 14:34

Choosing Wisely Canada is, of course, the Canadian version of an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine that seeks to reduce the number of unnecessary medical procedures done. In Canada, the campaign  will involve voluntary measures to spur both patients and physicians to reconsider the need for procedures that

The shredding of evidence: some holiday reading

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on December 16, 2013 - 16:51

Journalist Chris Turners new book, The War on Science: Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada