Diagnostic Error as Major Issue in Healthcare reported in ECRI and ASHRM Today

Vic Nicholls nichollsvi2 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 14 21:19:23 UTC 2014


Money.

Follow the money.

Victoria

On 8/14/2014 12:21 PM, Rob Bell wrote:
> I have never completely understood why the insurance industry has not 
> led the patient safety movement. Anyone know?
>
> Rob Bell
>
> Sent from my iPhone
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> On Aug 14, 2014, at 8:27 AM, Jason Maude 
> <Jason.Maude at ISABELHEALTHCARE.COM 
> <mailto:Jason.Maude at ISABELHEALTHCARE.COM>> wrote:
>
>> Ruth
>> Many thanks for this.
>>
>> To add to the risk/malpractice view, MMIC (the largest 
>> policyholder-owned medical liability insurance company in the 
>> Midwest) has dedicated the latest issue of its Brink Risk Solutions 
>> magazine (Summer 2014) to diagnosis. You can download it from this 
>> link http://www.mmicgroup.com/pdf/MMIC_BrinkMagazine_2014%20Summer.pdf
>>
>> Regards
>> Jason
>>
>>
>> Jason Maude
>> Founder and CEO Isabel Healthcare
>> Tel: +44 1428 644886
>> Tel: +1 703 879 1890
>> www.isabelhealthcare.com <http://www.isabelhealthcare.com/>
>>
>> From: Ruth Ryan <rryan at LAMMICO.COM <mailto:rryan at LAMMICO.COM>>
>> Reply-To: Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine 
>> <IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG 
>> <mailto:IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>>, Ruth Ryan 
>> <rryan at LAMMICO.COM <mailto:rryan at LAMMICO.COM>>
>> Date: Wednesday, 13 August 2014 20:03
>> To: "IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG 
>> <mailto:IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>" 
>> <IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG 
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>> Subject: [IMPROVEDX] Diagnostic Error as Major Issue in Healthcare 
>> reported in ECRI and ASHRM Today
>>
>> Sadly, hospitals and hospital risk managers have been mostly absent 
>> from discussion or action on diagnostic error in medicine.
>>
>> There are signs this may be changing.
>>
>> Today ECRI published a short article titled,“The Difficulties in 
>> Defining and Preventing Diagnostic Errors”.
>>
>> Subscribers may link to ECRI Institute Healthcare Risk Alerts at 
>> www.ecri.org <http://www.ecri.org>
>>
>> The ECRI article references another article in the July issue of 
>> /Journal of Healthcare Risk Management/, a publication of ASHRM, the 
>> Association of Healthcare Risk Managers, which came into being with 
>> the assistance of the American Hospital Association.
>>
>>
>>   The /Journal of Healthcare Risk Mgt/ article is titled “Diagnostic
>>   error: Untapped potential for improving patient safety?” The
>>   abstract may be viewed at
>>   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.1002/jhrm.21149/
>>
>> Ruth
>>
>> Ruth Ryan RN, BSN, MSW, CPHRM
>>
>> Senior Risk Management Education Specialist
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>> LAMMICO
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>> Metairie, LA 70001
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>> E-Mail rryan at lammico.com <mailto:rryan at lammico.com>
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