The Choosing Wisely 5 Questions encourages consumers to ask their health professionals questions about tests, treatments and procedures. They empower consumers to have important discussions about their healthcare and receive the right amount of care — not too much and not too little.
Darling Downs Health used the Choosing Wisely 5 Questions to help their patients ask questions of their healthcare teams. However, feedback made it clear that local doctors wanted support to help respond to these questions.
A printable resource was created to support health professionals have important discussions with their patients. This resource has led to stronger Choosing Wisely program with increased benefits for both patients and doctors.
5 questions to ask your doctor or other healthcare provider to make sure you end up with the right amount of care.