Meeting/Conference Proceedings

Challenges and opportunities from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) research summit on improving diagnosis: a proceedings review.

Henriksen K; Dymek C; Harrison MI; Brady JP; Arnold SB.

Diagnostic error gained recognition as a patient safety concern with the publication of the Improving Diagnosis in Health Care report. This commentary reviews insights shared at a conference convened to discuss issues associated with diagnosis, including the need for concrete definitions of diagnostic error, the role of technology in improvement, and organizational factors that contribute to the problem.