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Crossing academic boundaries for diagnostic safety: 10 complex challenges and potential solutions from clinical perspectives and high-reliability organizing principles.

Yousef EA, Sutcliffe KM, McDonald KM, et al. Hum Factors. 2021:001872082199618.

Safe diagnosis is a complex challenge requiring multidisciplinary approaches. The authors of this article apply high-reliability organization principles to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) diagnostic process. The goal was to identify diagnostic challenges as well as strategies and solutions that diagnostic teams and organizations can use to optimize the diagnostic process and improve patient outcomes.