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Journal Article
Commentary

Advancing the science of measurement of diagnostic errors in healthcare: the Safer Dx framework.

Singh H, Sittig DF. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24(2):103-110.

This commentary describes a three-element framework to enable study and evaluation of diagnostic errors. The model considers the sociotechnical process through which diagnosis happens, the external factors that influence the patient–clinician encounter, and the postdiagnosis patient outcomes to define measures.