Source: The New England Journal of Medicine 373/26 pp.2493-2495
Date of publication: December 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This is a commentary of the U.S. report Improving Diagnosis in Health Care that acknowledges the need to address diagnostic error as an urgent patient safety issue. Summarising the goals from the report, this commentary details how the recommendations can lead to enhanced diagnostic safety and reduced patient harm. The authors also acknowledge potential challenges to implementing the systems and process changes described.
Length of publication: 2 pages
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