Journal Article

Cognitive errors and logistical breakdowns contributing to missed and delayed diagnoses of breast and colorectal cancers: a process analysis of closed malpractice claims.

Poon EG; Kachalia A; Puopolo AL; Gandhi TK; Studdert DM.

This study analyzed 56 missed or delayed cancer diagnoses and found that virtually all cases involved cognitive errors and half involved logistical breakdowns.