Simposio Choosing Wisely

The symposium aims to promote an exchange of experiences at the international level and to familiarize health professionals with the principles behind the concept "Choosing Wisely.  These are principles related to a conscious and respectful of diagnostic and therapeutic options to put into practice in front to specific clinical questions. Various diagnostic tests and drug treatments and surgical widespread in medical practice, not in fact bring benefits for patients, in fact, likely to be harmful.

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General Info



Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, Lugano 6900

In keeping with the theme of the symposium, we urge you to keep in mind the organization of your trip to Lugano.
We strongly support the use of public transport or car sharing to reach Lugano

Near the University of Italian Switzerland is only a very limited number of parking (in the street and in via Santa Buffi). To help you get to the area will be located the appropriate signals and road signs.


Siemens Healthcare


Group Medical Training

Roche Diagnostics (Schweiz) AG

Vifor Pharma



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Programme Details

  • Applications of the Choosing Wisely Philosophy on an International Level
  • Some European Experiences
  • The Swiss Experiences and the Politicians’ Perceptions
  • The Swiss project: Smarter Medicine
  • Overuse in hospitals
  • The EOC project for the hospital care
  • The perceptions of the politicians about Choosing Wisely
  • The Dutch experience

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