Call for Submissions - Tell Us How You're Improving Diagnosis

Jones, Becky rebejones at PA.GOV
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The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority is accepting submissions about how individuals, teams, and health systems are improving diagnosis. Those selected will be featured in a special focus issue of our peer-reviewed journal, the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory<http://patientsafety.pa.gov/ADVISORIES/Pages/CurrentArticles.aspx>.

Please see below for additional information and feel free to share with your colleagues.

Becky

Rebecca Jones, MBA, BSN, RN, CPHRM, CPPS
Director of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships
Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
333 Market Street, Lobby Level
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2210
Phone: (610) 209-8713
patientsafety.pa.gov<http://patientsafety.pa.gov/>
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TELL US HOW YOU'RE IMPROVING DIAGNOSIS



Get recognized in a national
peer-reviewed journal!



We invite you to share how your facility is improving the diagnostic process and decreasing diagnosis-related error. Examples include:

·     Team-based approaches that involve nurses and other health care team members to strengthen the diagnostic process
·     Involving patients as active members of the diagnostic team
·     Using health IT to support and improve diagnosis
·     Processes for enhanced communication among team members
·     Clinical decision making training and tools
·     Improving diagnostic accuracy and timeliness for specific conditions (e.g., sepsis, stroke, cancer)
·     Collecting and learning from reports of diagnostic error
·     Processes to close the loop on test results

Those selected will be featured in a special issue of our peer-reviewed journal, the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory, due out this fall. Email your submission (up to 400 words) to PatientSafetyAuthority at pa.gov<mailto:PatientSafetyAuthority at pa.gov?subject=Improving%20Diagnosis%20-%20Call%20for%20Submissions> by February 28, 2018.

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