Urban Institute report on DXerror and policy options
rmsbell at ESEDONA.NET
Thu May 1 23:05:35 UTC 2014
Great - thanks for sharing.
Many of the things we have been discussing.
Let us hope that that it leads to something substantial being DONE.
On May 1, 2014, at 9:20 AM, Lorri Zipperer <Lorri at zpm1.com> wrote:
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> I suspect many of you have already seen this but it has not been posted here.
> The Bob Berenson wrote a report on diagnostic errors for the Urban Institute, funded by RWJ. It is very well done and should be carefully read by everyone interested in the topic.
> I like the fact that they recognize how hard it is to measure dx error and therefor propose a range of policy options that go beyond simply trying to measure and hold organizations accountable for reducing specific dx errors. http://www.urban.org/publications/413104.html
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