AHRQ Announces Global Study of Dx Error by Singh, Schiff, Graber, et al.
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Wed Sep 28 13:31:14 UTC 2016
It's a narrative review and state-of-the-union summation of what is known
about diagnostic error, what interventions are likely to improve it. The
authors conclude with a recommendation for the World Health Organization to
take a leading role in "bringing together primary care leaders, practicing
frontline clinicians, safety experts, policymakers, the health IT community,
medical education and accreditation organizations, researchers from multiple
disciplines, patient advocates, and funding bodies among others, to address
the many common challenges and opportunities to reduce diagnostic error.
take a leadership role."
Here is direct link to the abstract:
And a link to the full free access:
Link to today's 9/27/16 AHRQ announcement and to subscribe: Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) <updates at subscriptions.ahrq.gov>
Ruth Ryan RN, BSN, MSW, CPHRM
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Continuing medical education
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