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.
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Journey to Zero Patient Harm

December 9, 2020

Back to ACT Update Journey to Zero Patient Harm What follows is an interview with Carrie Nelson, MD, MS, FAAFP, System Vice President and Chief Medical…

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Advancing Patient Safety Together

October 26, 2020

Back to ACT Update Advancing Patient Safety Together What follows is an interview with Jeffrey Brady, MD, MPH, director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and…

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Creating a Culture of Diagnostic Safety

September 18, 2020

Back to ACT Update Creating a Culture of Diagnostic Safety What follows is an interview with Harry Hoar, MD, med-peds hospitalist, assistant professor of pediatrics, and…

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Better Communication for Better Diagnostic Outcomes

August 20, 2020

Back to ACT Update Better Communication for Better Diagnostic Outcomes What follows is an interview with Emily Tooley, MSN, RN, CPPS, CPHQ, Director of Patient Safety…

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Improving Testing Accuracy for Better Health Outcomes

July 23, 2020

Back to ACT Update Improving Testing Accuracy for Better Health Outcomes What follows is an interview with AACC staff, including Dominique Smith, Director of Lab Tests…

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Empowering Women Heart Patients

June 16, 2020

Back to ACT Update Empowering Women Heart Patients What follows is an interview with Amy Friedrich-Karnik, Vice President of Advocacy and Communications at WomenHeart. Why does…

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Supporting the Nation’s Laboratories

May 20, 2020

Back to ACT Update Supporting the Nation’s Laboratories What follows is an interview with Donna Sweet, MD, AAHIVS, MACP, chair of the COLA, Inc., Board, Master…

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Partnering to Improve Pediatric Sepsis Diagnosis

April 27, 2020

Back to ACT Update Partnering to Improve Pediatric Sepsis Diagnosis What follows is an interview with Lisa Anderson, PhD, Director of Education and Training at Sepsis…

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Coalition to Improve Diagnosis Members Respond to COVID-19

April 14, 2020

Coalition Members Respond to COVID-19 Many of our Coalition to Improve Diagnosis members are on the frontlines working diligently to test and diagnose patients during the…

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A Multi-Faceted Approach to Diagnostic Improvement

March 30, 2020

Back to ACT Update A Multi-Faceted Approach to Diagnostic Improvement Society of Hospital Medicine What follows is an interview with Benji Mathews, MD, FACP, SFHM, Chief…

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PFACs in ACTion

February 24, 2020

PFACs in ACTion In December of 2019, the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) and the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) co-hosted a meeting of…

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Addressing Biases Through a Think Tank

January 23, 2020

Back to ACT Update Addressing Biases Through a Think Tank Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) What follows is an interview with Andrea Colfer, MSN, RN, CPN,…

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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.

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