AHRQ News: funding for research on diagnostic errors

David L Meyers dlmmd12 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 27 03:09:34 UTC 2019


FYI

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> Research Proposals Due May 29 for Funding Opportunities on Diagnostic Safety <>
> New funding opportunity announcement from AHRQ seeks research proposals:
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> Increasing understanding about how and why diagnostic errors occur. Diagnostic errors include missed and incorrect diagnoses as well as poorly communicated diagnoses, and are estimated to affect most people at least once in their lifetime. The funding announcement <http://links.govdelivery.com/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbXNpZD0mYXVpZD0mbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTkwMzI2LjM3NjE4ODEmbWVzc2FnZWlkPU1EQi1QUkQtQlVMLTIwMTkwMzI2LjM3NjE4ODEmZGF0YWJhc2VpZD0xMDAxJnNlcmlhbD0xODQ5ODIyMCZlbWFpbGlkPURtMDAxNUBjb21jYXN0Lm5ldCZ1c2VyaWQ9RG0wMDE1QGNvbWNhc3QubmV0JnRhcmdldGlkPSZmbD0mZXh0cmE9TXVsdGl2YXJpYXRlSWQ9JiYm&&&101&&&https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-19-003.html> outlines three areas of interest: quantifying the incidence of diagnostic errors; understanding what contributes to these errors; and learning more about the link between diagnostic errors and outcomes, including adverse events. Access a recent AHRQ Views blog post <http://links.govdelivery.com/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbXNpZD0mYXVpZD0mbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTkwMzI2LjM3NjE4ODEmbWVzc2FnZWlkPU1EQi1QUkQtQlVMLTIwMTkwMzI2LjM3NjE4ODEmZGF0YWJhc2VpZD0xMDAxJnNlcmlhbD0xODQ5ODIyMCZlbWFpbGlkPURtMDAxNUBjb21jYXN0Lm5ldCZ1c2VyaWQ9RG0wMDE1QGNvbWNhc3QubmV0JnRhcmdldGlkPSZmbD0mZXh0cmE9TXVsdGl2YXJpYXRlSWQ9JiYm&&&102&&&https://www.ahrq.gov/news/blog/ahrqviews/diagnostic-errors-exploration.html?utm_source=ahrq&utm_medium=en-2&utm_term=Dx_Blog&utm_content=2&utm_campaign=ahrq_en3_26_2019> on agency efforts to tackle diagnostic errors.
> Letters of intent are due April 22, and the deadline for applications is May 29 at 5 p.m. local time of the applying organization.
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Moderator: David Meyers, Board Member, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine


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