Winner of the 2013 Profiles of Excellence Awards in the Communications category for outstanding achievement in medical society management, from the American Association of Medical Society Executives.

The Washington State Medical Association has been leading the discussion in Washington state on the importance of conversations between physicians and their patients, and giving physicians the tools to help patients make informed health care decisions. The WSMA's Know Your Choices - Ask Your Doctor initiative focuses on getting patients the right care, at the right place, at the right time.

Know Your Choices - Ask Your Doctor focuses on three initiatives: Choosing Wisely®, ER is for Emergencies and End-of-Life Resources.

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Choosing Wisely    
ER is for Emergencies    
End-of-Life Resources

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Honoring Choices PNW
Advance Directives    
Wash. End-of-Life Coalition    
Health Benefit Exchange    
Flu Resources    
Wellness Report    
Doc Talk Blog    
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