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The New, New Thing- Diagnostic Error

Published: by American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust

Topic: Culture of Safety, Diagnostic Error | Resource type: Webinar

Following the National Academy of Medicine’s report in 2015, Improving Diagnosis in Medicine, attention has dramatically increased regarding reducing the all too frequent occurrence of harm from diagnostic errors. Cognitive processes and well understood human biases promote poor decision making and comprehensive analysis. The field is evolving to address these challenges and making concrete steps to reduce harm by improving diagnosis. In this virtual event, Dr. Bruce Spurlock, Dr. Mark Graber and Dr. Gordon Schiff, share their experiences identifying and building systems to reduce harm from diagnostic error.

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