2014 Annual Benchmarking Report: Malpractice Risks in the Diagnostic Process.
This analysis of more than 4700 diagnosis-related malpractice claims found that most errors occur in the ambulatory setting, involve lapses in clinical judgement, and result in missed diagnosis of cancer. The authors use the data to explore cognitive and process failures that contributed to diagnostic errors.
Hoffman J, ed. Cambridge, MA: CRICO Strategies; 2014.