Read the latest issue of the ACT Update Newsletter, featuring Sepsis Alliance's work to raise awareness of sepsis, one community at a time.
The deadline to submit your poster or oral abstract to the 12th Annual International Diagnostic Error in Medicine Conference (DEM2019) is right around the corner.
Gather your research and submit by Monday, July 8: https://t.co/NCGO9sT8CB
The Improving Diagnosis in Medicine change package includes a menu of strategies, change concepts, and specific actionable items that any hospital can implement.
The change package is a result of a collaboration between @HRETtweets and @ImproveDX.
Improving Diagnosis in Medicine Change Package
Helping users identify the circumstances under which diagnostic errors can occur and engage all team members, especially patients and families.
When 22-year-old student athlete, Alex Reed, came down with a high fever accompanied by high blood pressure, his symptoms were minimized. Because of this, Alex ended up in end-stage renal failure, requiring dialysis and ultimately a kidney transplant.
From the Baseball Field to Dialysis, Alex Reed's Story
Alex Reed was a perfectly healthy senior at Pennsylvania State University. He was an active baseball player, had plenty of friends, and was looking fo...
It's estimated that roughly 40,000 to 80,000 deaths in U.S. hospitals each year can be attributed to an inaccurate or delayed diagnosis. https://t.co/0229AiB7Y0 #betterdiagnosis
Explore the diagnostic error literature base and access dozens of academic articles that cover concepts, challenges, and avenues for diagnostic improvement.
And check out our new readings on disparities in diagnosis.
Foundational Readings in Diagnostic Error
This list serves as the launch of your journey to explore the diagnostic error literature base. The references link readers to articles that cover con...
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