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Schiff GD, Ruan EL. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Schiff GD ; Ruan EL.The elusive and illusive quest for diagnostic safety metrics. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr 30; [Epub ahead of print]
Measurement of patient safety is a complex and evolving field. This commentary describes a proposed set of diagnoses to track, discusses the limitations of metrics in achieving progress, and suggests that a culture of diagnostic safety is needed to fully engage health care in improving diagnosis.
Management reasoning: beyond the diagnosis.
Cook CA, Sherbino J, Durning SJ. JAMA. 2018 May 10; [Epub ahead of print].
How health care changes when algorithms start making diagnoses.
Burt A, Volchenboum S. Harv Bus Rev. May 8, 2018.
Focused ethnography of diagnosis in academic medical centers.
Chopra V, Harrod M, Winter S, et al. J Hosp Med. 2018 Apr 25; [Epub ahead of print].
Accuracy of skin cancer diagnosis by physician assistants compared with dermatologists in a large health care system.
Anderson AM, Matsumoto M, Saul MI, Secrest AM, Ferris LK. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Apr 18; [Epub ahead of print].
Evaluating a mobile application for improving clinical laboratory test ordering and diagnosis.
Meyer AND, Thompson PJ, Khanna A, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Apr 20; [Epub ahead of print].
Bedside computer vision—moving artificial intelligence from driver assistance to patient safety.
Yeung S, Downing NL, Fei-Fei L, Milstein A. N Engl J Med. 2018;378:1271-1273.
Clinical dental faculty members' perceptions of diagnostic errors and how to avoid them.
Nikdel C, Nikdel K, Ibarra-Noriega A, Kalenderian E, Walji MF. J Dent Educ. 2018;82:340-348.
Diagnostic reasoning and cognitive biases of nurse practitioners.
Lawson TN. J Nurs Educ. 2018;57:203-208.
General internists in pursuit of diagnostic excellence in primary care: a #ProudtobeGIM thread that unites us all.
Kwan JL, Singh H. J Gen Intern Med. 2018;33:395-396.
Overdiagnosis and overtreatment as a quality problem: insights from healthcare improvement research.
Armstrong N. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Mar 23; [Epub ahead of print].
The gaps in specialists' diagnoses.
Scott IA, Campbell DA. Med J Aust. 2018;208:196-197.
Diagnostic performance dashboards: tracking diagnostic errors using big data.
Mane KK, Rubenstein KB, Nassery N, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Mar 17; [Epub ahead of print].
Dusenbery M. New York, NY: HarperOne; 2018. ISBN: 9780062470805.
Underdiagnosis of dementia: an observational study of patterns in diagnosis and awareness in US older adults.
Amjad H, Roth DL, Sheehan OC, Lyketsos CG, Wolff JL, Samus QM. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Mar 5; [Epub ahead of print].
Unrecognized cardiovascular emergencies among Medicare patients.
Waxman DA, Kanzaria HK, Schriger DL. JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178:477-484.
Diagnostic errors in paediatric cardiac intensive care.
Bhat PN, Costello JM, Aiyagari R, et al. Cardiol Young. 2018 Feb 7; [Epub ahead of print].
Transgender patients and diagnostic safety: back to basics.
Carr S. ImproveDx. February 2018;5:1-4.
Do EPs change their clinical behaviour in the hallway or when a companion is present? A cross-sectional survey.
Stoklosa H, Scannell M, Ma Z, Rosner B, Hughes A, Bohan JS. Emerg Med J. 2018 Feb 3; [Epub ahead of print].
Tracking progress in improving diagnosis: a framework for defining undesirable diagnostic events.
Olson APJ, Graber ML, Singh H. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jan 29; [Epub ahead of print].
Improving Your Office Testing Process: A Step by Step Guide for Rapid-Cycle Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 2018.
Implementation of diagnostic pauses in the ambulatory setting.
Huang GC, Kriegel G, Wheaton C, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018;27:492-497.
Symptom–Disease Pair Analysis of Diagnostic Error (SPADE): a conceptual framework and methodological approach for unearthing misdiagnosis-related harms using big data.
Liberman AL, Newman-Toker DE. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Jan 22; [Epub ahead of print].
Diagnostic assessment of deep learning algorithms for detection of lymph node metastases in women with breast cancer.
Ehteshami Bejnordi B, Veta M, Johannes van Diest P, et al; CAMELYON16 Consortium. JAMA. 2017;318:2199-2210.
Blind obedience and an unnecessary workup for hypoglycemia: a teachable moment.
Wang EY, Patrick L, Connor DM. JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178:279-280.
Diagnostic accuracy of pediatric teledermatology using parent-submitted photographs: a randomized clinical trial.
O'Connor DM, Jew OS, Perman MJ, Castelo-Soccio LA, Winston FK, McMahon PJ. JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153:1243-1248.
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