Journal Article
Commentary

Diagnostic performance dashboards: tracking diagnostic errors using big data.

Mane KK, Rubenstein KB, Nassery N, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2018;27:567-570.

System approaches are required to achieve sustainable improvements in health care. This commentary describes a big data analysis framework and applied it to the development of a dashboard that tracks diagnostic safety across an organization. The prototype is designed to help organizations visualize weaknesses in diagnostic performance, target specific problems, and enable learning and operational improvements to prevent future misdiagnoses.