Journal Article

Reducing diagnostic errors worldwide through diagnostic management teams.

Verna R, Velazquez AB, Laposata M. Annals of laboratory medicine. 2019;39:121-124.

Teamwork in health care has been embraced as a key element of patient safety. This review highlights the value of creating diagnostic management teams tasked with selecting laboratory tests and interpreting test results to improve diagnostic safety. The authors highlight the potential to apply this strategy to health systems worldwide to enhance communication, efficiency, and accuracy.