AHRQ funded study by Hardeep Singh and Laura Zwaan in Annals of Intern Med

Ruth Ryan ruthryan at COX.NET
Tue Oct 18 20:50:52 UTC 2016


AHRQ-Funded Article Proposes Framework for Preventing Diagnostic Errors in
Hospitals

Efforts to reduce diagnostic errors among hospitalized patients should
include effective collaboration among health professionals on diagnostic
strategies and steps to ensure adequate time for patient-physician
communication, a new AHRQ-funded article concluded. The article also
recommended framing "errors" as learning and improvement opportunities, not
moments for assigning blame. In addition, it identified potentially expanded
roles for hospitalists and noted that health information technology may
facilitate collecting key diagnostic information following patient
discharge. The article, "
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s-reducing-diagnostic-error-new-horizon-opportunities> Inpatient Notes:
Reducing Diagnostic Error: A New Horizon of Opportunities for Hospital
Medicine," was published Oct. 17 in Annals of Internal Medicine. 

 

Link is here:
http://annals.org/aim/article/2569422/annals-hospitalists-inpatient-notes-re
ducing-diagnostic-error-new-horizon-opportunities

 

 

Ruth

 

Ruth Ryan RN, BSN, MSW, CPHRM

Medical writer

Risk management/patient safety

Continuing medical education

Telephone (504) 256-8797

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