News Items Loaded Today on SIDM site
BillThatcher at MINDSPRING.COM
Fri Jun 6 21:49:04 UTC 2014
The four news items uploaded today have a little bit of something for nearly
everyone interested in DxErrors.
. Three Studies Illuminate Presence of DxError in Outpatient Care.
The authors determined about 5% of adults in the US, or more than 12 million
individuals, experience a diagnostic error in the outpatient setting each
. Technology Tools provide Insights for Physicians
. Claims Help Surface Prevalence of Internist DxError. Nearly a
quarter million claims against internists over 25 years and 26% of the
claims were due to error in diagnosis - the largest single cause of claims
against this specialty.
. DxError on the Policy Radar Screen. This same topic will be
addressed in a keynote at the DEM 2014 conference by one of the three
authors of this report: Dr. Robert Berenson, Senior Fellow at the Urban
Hope you have a great weekend of reading!
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