Reducing Harm from Diagnostic Error

1 in 10 diagnoses are incorrect. Diagnostic error accounts for 40,000-80,000 US deaths annually—somewhere between breast cancer and diabetes. Chances are, we will all experience diagnostic error in our lifetime. (US Institute of Medicine 2015, BMJ Quality & Safety 25-Year Summary of US Malpractice Claims, 2013.)

If these numbers surprise you, then come join us in generating solutions that turn the numbers around.


NASA Turns to SIDM

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded SIDM a grant to study whether education and training on cognitive errors could improve decision-making on future space missions





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