How Often are you unsure of Diagnoses?

Tom Benzoni benzonit at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 29 13:12:04 UTC 2019


Diagnostic uncertainty is a positive thing.
The production of a diagnosis is a side effect of the payment system.
My group doesn't get paid if I have an idea or have ruled things out, only
if I have an ICD10 Dx.
tom benzoni

On Fri, Jun 28, 2019 at 12:55 PM Jason Maude <
jason.maude at isabelhealthcare.com> wrote:

> This survey has now got 463 respondents so the results are looking more
> credible. Do you think there is a close correlation between these 2
> questions?
>
>
>
>    - How often do you experience diagnostic uncertainty while practicing
>    medicine?
>
>
>
> Every day                      47%
>
> About once a week       19%
>
> Several times a month  16%
>
>
>
>    - How often do you think you make diagnostic errors?
>
>
>
> Every day                       15%
>
> About once a week        21%
>
> Several times a month   17%
>
>
>
> For me there is a disconnect between clinicians often saying they don’t
> have time or need to use decision support tools and the frequency of them
> facing dx uncertainly and subsequent errors as shown by this survey. The
> numbers imply that 2/3 of the time when there is dx uncertainty it turns
> into an error.
>
>
>
> Regards
>
> Jason
>
>
>
> *From: *JASON MAUDE <jason.maude at ISABELHEALTHCARE.COM>
> *Reply-To: *Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine <
> IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>, JASON MAUDE <
> jason.maude at isabelhealthcare.com>
> *Date: *Wednesday, 26 June 2019 at 22:29
> *To: *"IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG" <
> IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG>
> *Subject: *[IMPROVEDX] How Often are you unsure of Diagnoses?
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>
>
> This is a fascinating article and survey on Medscape. So far 85% of
> clinicians say they experience diagnostic uncertainty several times a month
> or more. Please respond to the survey and pass around to your colleagues so
> we can get see the results with a significant response rate.
>
> https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/914892
>
>
>
> Regards
>
> Jason
>
>
>
> Jason Maude
>
> Founder and CEO Isabel Healthcare
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