“While we all still have much to learn about how and why diagnostic errors occur, some innovative pioneers have already developed new strategies that could transform the healthcare system’s ability to improve diagnosis,” said Jeff Brady MD, MPH @AHRQNews
From the Field: Coalition Member AHRQ Calls for Focus on Diagnostic Safety Measurement
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently released a new issue brief entitled “Operational Measurement of Diagnostic Safety...
Dr. Gordon Schiff has developed a list of 21 suggestions to improve diagnosis in an interview with @MarkGraber MD, CMO and founder of SIDM for the @TJCommission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. @BrighamWomens
Patient Safety Leader Gordon Schiff, MD receives John M. Eisenberg Award
We are proud to announce that Gordon Schiff, MD is the recipient of the 2019 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award for Individual Achieve...
Coalition to Improve Diagnosis member @Cola_Inc highlights the crucial role of the laboratory in the diagnostic process in this month’s ACT Update newsletter https://t.co/EbEbEQwmJf #betterdiagnosis
In guidance for measuring the cost, quality, and outcomes of telemedicine, the @NatQualityForum notes that telemedicine “…may provide a quicker diagnosis, which leads to faster delivery of interventions and better outcomes.”
COVID-19 Gives Telemedicine a Larger Role in Diagnosis
Telemedicine has long been poised to play a larger role in healthcare delivery. For years it was held back by a logjam of entrenched habits and intere...
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