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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Book/Report

Operational Measurement of Diagnostic Safety: State of the Science.

Singh H, Bradford A, Goeschel C. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2020.

This issue brief discusses a sociotechnical approach to understanding safe diagnosis and the range of data sources required for the follow-up and tracking of diagnostic information. The publication recommends a strategy to support health care organizations in identifying and beginning to measure diagnostic error to enable learning.