New research: one in three malpractice cases with serious patient harms are due to misdiagnosis. Learn more.
ICYMI: New research shows three-quarters of serious harms from inaccurate or delayed diagnoses are attributable to cancers, vascular events, and infections. Learn more: https://t.co/Vs2XviT1D3 #betterdiagnosis
Errors in clinical reasoning are central factors in many diagnostic errors.
SIDM has developed the Assessment of Reasoning Tool to support educators in assessing a learner’s clinical reasoning skills during patient presentations. Download the tool: https://t.co/9rzSyHzGPi
Happy to see our @ImproveDX catalyzed work published! @NCSBN's fantastic Mauren Cahill led our state by state review to determine constraints in scope of practice regulations to full nursing participation in diagnosis - recommendations for reform included
The Regulatory Implications of Engaging Registered Nurses in Diagnoses
In 2015, the Institute of Medicine, which was recently renamed the National Academy of Medicine, identified diagnostic error as an urgent patient safe...
It took Chasin Mizrahi six years to get answers after his #braintumor was misdiagnosed as anxiety.
Teen's brain tumor misdiagnosed as anxiety - Dx IQ Column
Jennifer Mizrahi remembers the first phone call from her daughter telling her, “Chasin is panicking!” He was in a store with his dad and h...
Being ‘too young’ or ‘too old’ is another target for disparities research in diagnosis. @ImproveDX and @StanfordHP focusing on #visiblefactors and disparities: how does what’s visible influence diagnosis, for better or for worse?
Improve Diagnosis on Twitter
““Minorities and women are 20-30 percent more likely to be misdiagnosed,” says @DNewmanToker, discussing disparities in diagnosis. #...
serious malpractice cases
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