Recent publications on diagnostic quality and safety

Mark Graber Mark.Graber at IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
Mon Jul 29 17:44:26 UTC 2019


Dear colleagues:

Below, please find links to recent publications on the safety and quality of diagnosis.  Thanks to Ilse Garcia Romero for her help identifying articles.

As reminders, you can find a list of Foundational Readings<https://www.improvediagnosis.org/foundational-readings/> about diagnosis on the SIDM website, and joining <https://improvediagnosis.z2systems.com/np/clients/improvediagnosis/membershipJoin.jsp> SIDM provides you full access to all articles published in our journal, DIAGNOSIS, just by logging in to your SIDM account.

   Mark

Mark L Graber MD FACP
Chief Medical Officer; Founder and President Emeritus, SIDM
Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University, NY
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Peer review publications of interest

Serious misdiagnosis-related harms in malpractice claims: The “Big Three” – vascular events, infections, and cancers
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/dx.ahead-of-print/dx-2019-0019/dx-2019-0019.xml

Pediatric clinician perspectives on communicating diagnostic uncertainty<http://scholar.google.com/scholar_url?url=https://academic.oup.com/intqhc/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/intqhc/mzz061/5536101&hl=en&sa=X&d=4576310608590476839&scisig=AAGBfm1xFky5AHg7BwyD-mWWFlVA3B0LBQ&nossl=1&oi=scholaralrt&hist=Rr8Fj3wAAAAJ:13066673320623281905:AAGBfm36Y5qqE-Kx0w61io_CLpK7H8m8bQ>
https://academic.oup.com/intqhc/advance-article/doi/10.1093/intqhc/mzz061/5536101

Improving Diagnostic Fidelity: An Approach to Standardizing the Process in Patients With Emerging Critical Illness
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2542454819300748

Pathologists’ Knowledge, Experience, and Judgment in Diagnostic Error Prevention (Pathologists’ Competence)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-18464-3_10

Recommendations for using the Revised Safer Dx Instrument to help measure and improve diagnostic safety
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/dx.ahead-of-print/dx-2019-0012/dx-2019-0012.xml

Competencies for improving diagnosis: an interprofessional framework for education and training in health care
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/dx.ahead-of-print/dx-2018-0107/dx-2018-0107.xml

Assessing diagnostic error in cerebral venous thrombosis via detailed chart review
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/dx.ahead-of-print/dx-2019-0003/dx-2019-0003.xml

Primary adrenal insufficiency in the United States: diagnostic error and patient satisfaction with treatment
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/dx.ahead-of-print/dx-2019-0013/dx-2019-0013.xml


Editorials, blogs, and other news

David Newman-Toker:   Where Is the “Low-Hanging Fruit” in Diagnostic Quality and Safety?
https://dl.uswr.ac.ir/bitstream/Hannan/90162/1/QMiHC%202018%20Volume%2027%20Issue%204%20October-December%20%289%29.pdf

The Times Magazine’s ‘Diagnosis’ Column Is Now a Documentary Series
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/22/magazine/diagnosis-tv-netflix-lisa-sanders.html

Pilot study of 5-hour molecular test accurately distinguishes malignant and benign breast tumors
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190724090235.htm

3-D printed pill samples gut microbiome to aid diagnosis and treatment
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-07-d-pill-samples-gut-microbiome.html

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center introduces new software to diagnose strokes faster
https://www.knoxnews.com/story/news/2019/07/22/fort-sanders-introduces-new-stroke-diagnosis-technology/1586699001/

'Electronic tongues' may help diagnose early stage bladder cancer
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325824.php

Johns Hopkins designs criteria for diagnostic imaging tests
https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190719/Johns-Hopkins-designs-criteria-for-diagnostic-imaging-tests.aspx

Doctors Are Turning to Artificial Intelligence to Diagnose Cancer Patients
https://www.newsweek.com/2019/07/26/doctors-are-turning-artificial-intelligence-diagnose-cancer-patients-1449319.html

Would you trust an algorithm to diagnose an illness?  (AI to diagnose retinal disease)
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/15/business/artificial-intelligence-healthcare/index.html

Effects of deliberate reflection on diagnostic accuracy, confidence and diagnostic calibration in dermatology<http://scholar.google.com/scholar_url?url=https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40037-019-0522-5&hl=en&sa=X&d=13319819343791125953&scisig=AAGBfm02zBqOHFaMzGTx23jrHjUdTaVSfQ&nossl=1&oi=scholaralrt&hist=Rr8Fj3wAAAAJ:550179771950981442:AAGBfm0aCV_aAy3UlyE7z4-OARMU1bJbzg>
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40037-019-0522-5






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