The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Constellation, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.
The processes supporting safe and accurate diagnosis involve many steps that are prone to human error. This collaborative will engage teams to explore test result management and follow-up coordination to improve timeliness, collaboration, and communication to support safe care. The launch of the collaborative has been delayed due to COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted patient care seeking behaviors. This article discusses this phenomenon and its impact on the timing of diagnosis due to fear of contracting COVID-19 or threats resulting from the economic shutdown implemented to reduce spread of the virus.
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