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Developing health care organizations that pursue learning and exploration of diagnostic excellence: an action plan.

Singh H, Upadhyay DK, Torretti D. Developing Health Care Organizations That Pursue Learning and Exploration of Diagnostic Excellence: An Action Plan. Acad Med. 2020;95(8):1172-1178. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000003062.

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December 4, 2019
Singh H, Upadhyay DK, Torretti D. Acad Med. 2020;95(8):1172-1178.

Diagnostic errors have emerged as a patient safety priority in recent years. The authors propose a five-point plan by which healthcare organizations can pursue diagnostic excellence through error reduction, improving diagnostic processes, and effective communication with patients. Recommendations focused on organizational activities to promote a culture of safety, evidence generation and translation, measurement improvement, and use of errors as a learning opportunity.

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Singh H, Upadhyay DK, Torretti D. Developing Health Care Organizations That Pursue Learning and Exploration of Diagnostic Excellence: An Action Plan. Acad Med. 2020;95(8):1172-1178. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000003062.