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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

The new diagnostic team.

Graber ML, Rusz D, Jones ML, et al. Diagnosis (Berl). 2017;4(4):225-238.

Teamwork has been highlighted as a key component of patient safety that also applies to improving diagnosis. This commentary describes how the team approach to diagnosis is anchored in patient-centered care and suggests that the diagnostic team must expand beyond the focus on physicians and involve a wide range of professionals, including pathologists, allied health practitioners, and medical librarians.