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Journal Article
Study

Increasing physician reporting of diagnostic learning opportunities.

Marshall TL, Ipsaro AJ, Le M, et al. Pediatrics. 2020;Epub Dec 4.

Missed or delayed diagnoses can lead to treatment delays and worse outcomes. This article describes a quality improvement intervention intended to improve physician reporting of suspected diagnostic errors affecting pediatric patients. Intervention components included a standardized reporting process and a systematic feedback and evaluation process, as well as efforts to increase physician engagement, awareness, and psychological safety.