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Articles in this special issue cover diagnostic errors, including cognitive, system, and educational strategies to reduce them.
Diagnostic Error in Medicine 12th International Conference.
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. November 10-14, 2019; Hyatt Regency Washington, Washington DC.
Addressing Diagnostic Error: A Top Source of Preventable Harm and Cost.
American College of Healthcare Executives and Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. September 24, 2019, 12:00–1:30 PM (Eastern).
Reducing Diagnostic Error: Measurement Considerations.
National Quality Forum.
Framing of clinical information affects physicians' diagnostic accuracy.
Popovich I, Szecket N, Nahill A. Emerg Med J. 2019 Aug 8; [Epub ahead of print].
Competencies for improving diagnosis: an interprofessional framework for education and training in health care.
Olson A, Rencic J, Cosby K, et al. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019 Jul 4; [Epub ahead of print].
Communication between primary and secondary care: deficits and danger.
Dinsdale E, Hannigan A, O'Connor R, et al. Fam Pract. 2019 Aug 2; [Epub ahead of print].
The computer will see you now.
Whitaker P. New Statesman. August 2, 2019;148:38-43.
Assessing clinical reasoning: targeting the higher levels of the pyramid.
Thampy H, Willert E, Ramani S. J Gen Intern Med. 2019;34:1631-1636.
Missed diagnosis of cancer in primary care: insights from malpractice claims data.
Aaronson EL, Quinn GR, Wong CI, et al. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2019 Jul 23; [Epub ahead of print].
Mark Graber Diagnostic Quality & Safety Award.
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.
Serious misdiagnosis-related harms in malpractice claims: the "Big Three"—vascular events, infections, and cancers.
Newman-Toker DE, Schaffer AC, Yu-Moe CW, et al. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019;227-240.
Recommendations for using the Revised Safer Dx instrument to help measure and improve diagnostic safety.
Singh H, Khanna A, Spitzmueller C, Meyer AND. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019 Jul 9; [Epub ahead of print].
Ambulatory safety nets to reduce missed and delayed diagnoses of cancer.
Emani S, Sequist TD, Lacson R, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:552-557.
Emerging Safety Issues in Artificial Intelligence
Robert Challen, MA, MBBS
Accuracy of computer-aided diagnosis of melanoma: a meta-analysis.
Dick V, Sinz C, Mittlböck M, Kittler H, Tschandl P. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Jun 19; [Epub ahead of print].
Miro's dots and lines.
Taran S, Detsky AS. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jun 17; [Epub ahead of print].
Comparison of the accuracy of human readers versus machine-learning algorithms for pigmented skin lesion classification: an open, web-based, international, diagnostic study.
Tschandl P, Codella N, Akay BN, et al. Lancet Oncol. 2019;20:P938-947.
Health Professions Education.
Dhaliwal G, Olson APJ, Singhal G, eds. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019;6:75-185.
Dangers of diagnostic overshadowing.
Iezzoni LI. N Engl J Med. 2019;380:2092-2093.
Controversies in diagnosis: contemporary debates in the diagnostic safety literature.
Bergl PA, Wijesekera TP, Nassery N, Cosby KS. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019 May 27; [Epub ahead of print].
What interventions could reduce diagnostic error in emergency departments? A review of evidence, practice and consumer perspectives.
Wright B, Faulkner N, Bragge P, Graber M. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019 May 22; [Epub ahead of print].
Patients as diagnostic collaborators: sharing visit notes to promote accuracy and safety.
Blease CR, Bell SK. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019;6:213-222.
Virtual patients designed for training against medical error: exploring the impact of decision-making on learner motivation.
Woodham LA, Round J, Stenfors T, et al. PLoS One. 2019;14:e0215597.
Inpatient notes: just what the doctor ordered—checklists to improve diagnosis.
Gupta A, Graber ML. Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:HO2-HO3.
Governing the safety of artificial intelligence in healthcare.
Macrae C. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019;28:495-498.
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