ACT Update is a monthly e-newsletter that provides a deeper dive into what Coalition to Improve Diagnosis members are doing to improve diagnostic quality and safety.

Signaling Sepsis: Improving Sepsis Diagnosis through User-Centered Clinical Decision Support

February 18, 2022

Back to ACT Update Signaling Sepsis: Improving Sepsis Diagnosis through User-Centered Clinical Decision Support What follows is an interview with Kristen Miller, DrPH, CPPS, a researcher…

Read More
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Partnering with Patients in Diagnosis

February 9, 2022

Back to ACT Update Partnering with Patients in Diagnosis What follows is an interview with Sigall Bell, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School…

Read More

Enhanced Diagnosis Safely Reduces Prostate Treatment Risk

October 26, 2021

Enhanced Diagnosis Safely Reduces Prostate Treatment Risk Tell us a little about PURC and your work to improve diagnostic accuracy in prostate cancer?  HCIF established the…

Read More

Improving Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

September 28, 2021

Improving Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis When detected early, colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer, yet delayed diagnosis is a significant…

Read More

Sepsis: Preventable, Diagnosable, and Treatable

August 24, 2021

Sepsis: Preventable, Diagnosable, and Treatable Early diagnosis and treatment of sepsis is key to survival – what do clinicians and patients need to know about sepsis…

Read More
WomenHeart

Improving Diagnosis of Heart Disease in Women

July 26, 2021

Improving Diagnosis of Heart Disease in Women How did the partnership between WomenHeart and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) come about? WomenHeart joined…

Read More

Making Inroads with Congress

June 29, 2021

Making Inroads with Congress Why is the issue of diagnostic error important to you? “Confluence Health has two hospitals and 12 branch clinics throughout 12,000 square…

Read More
ABMS logo

Supporting Early-Career Physicians

May 24, 2021

Supporting Early-Career Physicians Research Funding Available: ABMS Visiting Scholars deadline is June 7 What is the ABMS Visiting Scholars Program? The ABMS Visiting Scholars Program positions…

Read More

Meet Three New Coalition to Improve Diagnosis Members

April 26, 2021

Meet Three New Coalition to Improve Diagnosis Members Briefly describe your organization’s current diagnostic quality and safety work. Colorado Hospital Association: Colorado Hospital Association engages and…

Read More
SIDM logo

Engaging Patients and Families in Diagnostic Quality – Two New SIDM Resources

March 22, 2021

Engaging Patients and Families in Diagnostic Quality – Two New SIDM Resources In an earlier issue of ACT Update we shared news of a meeting cohosted…

Read More
Building Trust ABIM Foundation Logo

Building Trust, Improving Diagnosis

February 19, 2021

Building Trust, Improving Diagnosis Tell us about the Building Trust initiative and how it relates to diagnostic quality and safety. Building Trust is an ABIM Foundation…

Read More

Clinical Labs: Part of the Diagnostic Team

January 25, 2021

Clinical Labs: Part of the Diagnostic Team When did the CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS) become interested in diagnostic excellence? DLS has a long-standing history…

Read More

Coalition to Improve Diagnosis

The Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, convened and led by SIDM, is a collaboration of more than 60 leading healthcare organizations focused on ensuring that diagnoses are accurate, communicated and timely.

Get ACT Update Delivered to Your Inbox