Journal Article
Commentary

An IDEA: safety training to improve critical thinking by individuals and teams.

Browne AM, Deutsch ES, Corwin K, et al. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 2019;34:569-576.

Diagnostic improvement leaders have advocated for emphasis on cognition to reduce failures. This commentary discusses a training initiative to enhance clinician awareness of cognitive bias and team interactions to address decision-making missteps. The authors describe the tools implemented and results of the program, including skill improvement of nonphysician participants.