Overuse and Low-Value Care in Medicine: More Common Than We Can Imagine

Grand Round Speaker:

Mario A. Reyes, MD, FAAP, FHM
Attending, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine & Sedation Services
Pediatric Specialists of America
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Medical Director of Quality
Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Miami, Florida


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Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees are expected to:

  1. Understand the impact of overuse & low-value care, on the spiraling cost of the US healthcare system
  2. Define overuse as “O4 Medicine”: Overtesting, Overdiagnosis,  and Overtreatment leading to Overcharging and identify examples in pediatric medicine
  3. Recognize ongoing national and local initiatives aimed at reducing overuse and low-value care: The Choosing Wisely Campaign & the Clinical Effectiveness & Pathways Program at NCHS

Accreditation

Accreditation Statement: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.

No Commercial Support was received for this activity. The Planning Committee and Staff have no conflicts of interest to declare.


Session date: 
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 
Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Auditorium
Miami, FL 33155
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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