Fwd: Coverys report on diagnostic errors

Mark Graber Mark.Graber at IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
Wed Mar 21 14:29:37 UTC 2018


And its not just America.  Here is a report on claims data (2000 incidents) in Australia collected by Avant.  Diagnostic errors were the second leading cause for a claim in this compilation.  Cancer and cardiovascular conditions were the #1 and #2 problem areas, as in reports from the US.

https://www.avant.org.au/diagnostic-error-claims/


Mark L Graber MD FACP
President, SIDM
Senior Fellow, RTI International
Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University
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From: David L Meyers <dm0015 at COMCAST.NET>
Reply-To: Listserv ImproveDx <IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>, David Meyers <dm0015 at comcast.net>
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 12:37 PM
To: Listserv ImproveDx <IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>
Subject: [IMPROVEDX] Fwd: Coverys report on diagnostic errors

To the List, Coverys, the medical liability insurer has issued a report on diagnostic errors.  You can download the PDF here.
https://coverys.com/PDFs/Coverys_Diagnostic_Accuracy_Report.aspx

Art Papier MD
CEO VisualDx
Associate Professor of Dermatology and Medical Informatics
University of Rochester College of Medicine

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