The Coalition to Improve Diagnosis
Learn how these major organizations are adopting individual and collective action to improve diagnostic safety.
Call for Abstracts Open
Submit an abstract for the Diagnostic Error in Medicine 10th International Conference. Submissions are due June 1, 2017.
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.
WHEN: Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 2:00pm CT/3:00pm ET
Featured Speaker: Dr. Joel Boggan
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1st Australasian DEM Conference coming in May 2017! Get info HERE!
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
Get the new mobile version of John Ely's checklist for DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS HERE