Journal Article

Radiology errors: are we learning from our mistakes?

Mankad K; Hoey ETD; Jones JB; Tirukonda P; Smith JT.

This survey study found that practicing radiologists and their departments have an opportunity to learn from errors and need to increase their efforts at recording, addressing, and discussing them. A past AHRQ WebM&M commentary discussed a radiology "wet read" error that led to administration of thrombolytics in a patient without a true pulmonary embolism.