The Coalition to Improve Diagnosis
Learn how these major organizations are adopting individual and collective action to improve diagnostic safety.
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.
Announcing the 2017 SIDM Diagnostic Fellowship. Details 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