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.


The Coalition to Improve Diagnosis

The Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, made up of leading healthcare organizations, has been established to bring awareness, attention, and action to the problem of diagnostic error.


Improving Diagnosis:

It Takes A Team

Diagnostic Error in Medicine 10th International Conference

Registration is now open for the Diagnostic Error in Medicine 10th International Conference. Review the schedule and register today! Earlybird discount available until August 14.












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