Fwd: CMS Grand Rounds: Diagnostic Error - Feb 16th

Mark Graber mark.graber at IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
Thu Feb 2 22:10:05 UTC 2017

Dear SIDM friends and colleagues:

CMS is hosting a Grand Rounds presentation on Improving Diagnosis in Health Care:   February 16th (11AM - 12:30), and anyone interested to watch or listen is welcome:

Attendee Link: https://econometrica.webex.com/econometrica/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef9975b3b0f6cccdbb2e6f3ea3a778615 <https://econometrica.webex.com/econometrica/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef9975b3b0f6cccdbb2e6f3ea3a778615>
Dial in number: +1-855-282-6330
Access Code: 662 729 260
Jeff Brady from AHRQ will introduce the session, Helen Haskell will review the importance of diagnostic error for patients, Pascale Carayon will consider the problem from the perspective of human factors engineering, and I will focus on policy issues that impact on diagnostic quality and safety.  This should be an informative session, and our first opportunity to dialogue with CMS about this important issue.


Mark L Graber, MD FACP
President, SIDM
Senior Fellow, RTI International
Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University, NY



Please join
Patrick Conway, MD, MSc
Acting Administrator (CMS)
Shari Ling, MD
CMS Deputy Chief Medical Officer
as they welcome:
Mark L. Graber, MD, FACP
Senior Fellow at RTI International,
President of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
Pascale Carayon, Ph.D.
Professor at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Helen Haskell, MA
President, Mothers Against Medical Error
for CMS Grand Rounds Presentation and Discussion on
Thursday, February 16th, 2017
from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
for the topic:
“Improving Diagnosis in Health Care”
This will be a very informative Grand Rounds session and will be broadcast in Baltimore - CMS Auditorium, DC, RO's, Webinar & Audio line
Sign language interpreting and captioning services will be provided.  For more information on the Grand Rounds session or if you require other reasonable accommodations, please contact Miquel Sample-Jubilee, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, at Miquel.Sample-Jubilee at cms.hhs.gov <mailto:Miquel.Sample-Jubilee at cms.hhs.gov> orgrandrounds at econometricainc.com <mailto:grandrounds at econometricainc.com>.  This event is open to all CMS employees!
To view previous CMS Grand Rounds and seek CEM/CEU’s, please visit the CMS Continuing Education enduring materials link:
http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/QualityMeasures/CCSQGrandRoundsContinuingEducationSeries.html <http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/QualityMeasures/CCSQGrandRoundsContinuingEducationSeries.html>

Moderator: David Meyers, Board Member, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

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