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Chisholm P. Health Shots. National Public Radio. February 27, 2019.
Park A. Time Magazine. January 24, 2019.
This news article reports on the documentary To Err Is Human, which was produced and directed by the son of patient safety leader Dr. John M. Eisenberg. The film is structured around patient safety advocate Sue Sheridan's experience with diagnostic errors that resulted in harm for both her son and husband. It features a wide range of experts who discuss the impact of error on all involved, the role of culture in facilitating both mistakes and progress, and why continued work in health care safety is needed.
Gipson K. PA-PSRS Pa Patient Saf Advis. 2018 Oct 31;15(suppl 1):39-45.
Parikh R. MIT Technol Rev. October 23, 2018.
Computerized decision support and artificial intelligence (AI) are being utilized to enhance decision-making in health care. This magazine article explains how artificial intelligence presents clinicians with an opportunity to improve practice by reducing cognitive load when determining appropriate diagnoses and treatment decisions.
Peskin SM. New York Times. October 4, 2018.
Error disclosures are difficult but important conversations that can have negative consequences for patients, clinicians, and organizations, even when they are done appropriately. This newspaper article offers insights from a doctor who experienced both sides of disclosure, as a physician disclosing an error and as a patient whose physician missed a complication, and discusses how to manage relationships once clinical mistakes are recognized.
Burt A, Volchenboum S. Harv Bus Rev. May 8, 2018.
O'Loughlin E. New York Times. April 30, 2018.
Large-scale adverse events should lead to system examination and improvement. This newspaper article reports on misread cervical cancer tests that resulted in 208 women receiving false negative results over a 4-year period from a publicly funded smear test program in Ireland and the government inquiry launched in response to this large-scale failure.
Crane M. Medscape Business of Medicine. February 20, 2018.
Carr S. ImproveDx. February 2018;5:1-4.
Lack of attention to patient context can affect care safety. This newsletter article reports concerns associated with accurate diagnosis that transgender patients may encounter. The author discusses how bias, poor communication, and uncertainty contribute to potential problems and suggests that patient-centered respectful care is key to improving diagnosis.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. September 12, 2017.
Misdiagnosis has gained recognition as an important patient safety problem. This newspaper article reports on several areas of research and improvement efforts that seek to better understand the roots of diagnostic error and design solutions. Strategies discussed include artificial intelligence, lessons learned initiatives, and data-tracking mechanisms.
Laposata M. The Pathologist. September 2017;(34):18-27.
Mickle K. Glamour Magazine. August 11, 2017.
Maron DF. Sci Am. July 21, 2017.
Abbasi J. JAMA. 2017;318:506-508.
Martin N, Montagne R. ProPublica and National Public Radio. May 12, 2017.
Maternal mortality is increasing in the United States. This news article reports on this critical safety problem in the context of the preventable death of a patient whose diagnosis of preeclampsia was missed by her providers, despite persistent concerns raised by family about the patient's symptoms.
Brouillette M. MIT Technol Rev. April 27, 2017.
Carr S. ImproveDx. April 2017;4:1-4.
Lewis M. Nautilus. February 9, 2017.
Physicians' decision-making can be diminished when they are tired, distracted, or too narrowly task-focused. This article discusses cognitive biases and other limitations that affect physicians' ability to process information effectively and explores how these factors can contribute to uncertainty and clinical misjudgment.
Dwyer J. New York Times. April 13, 2017.
Shryock T. Med Econ. December 5, 2016.
Computerized decision support and advanced computing are being used to augment various processes in health care, such as medication ordering and diagnosis. This magazine article reports on the accuracy of these systems and the potential role of artificial intelligence in supporting diagnostic decision making.