AHRQ Announces Global Study of Dx Error by Singh, Schiff, Graber, et al.

Bruno, Michael mbruno at HMC.PSU.EDU
Wed Sep 28 13:49:15 UTC 2016


This is great Ruth, thanks!

Also, the AHRQ Summit Webcast is going on right now - Dr. Mark Graber will be speaking soon.  Drs. Singh and Schiff are on the agenda as well.

Here's the link: http://webconferences.com/ahrq/

Mike


From: Ruth Ryan [mailto:ruthryan at COX.NET]
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Subject: [IMPROVEDX] AHRQ Announces Global Study of Dx Error by Singh, Schiff, Graber, et al.

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: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27530239

And a link to the full free access:  http://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/early/2016/08/16/bmjqs-2016-005401.long

Link to today's 9/27/16 AHRQ announcement and to subscribe: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) <updates at subscriptions.ahrq.gov<mailto:updates at subscriptions.ahrq.gov>>

Ruth

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