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.




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