EuroDem2018
EuroDEM 2018

Welcome

Welcome to the second European Conference on Diagnostic Error in Medicine in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. The conference will be an excellent platform to present the latest research and policy initiatives on diagnostic quality and safety, and to network with international peers active in this field.

This conference will host multi-disciplinary speakers from a range of scientific domains involved in improving diagnosis, including psychology, medical education, clinical and laboratory medicine, human factors engineering, epidemiology, informatics, and quality and safety research.

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The conference is organized in collaboration with Patient Safety Switzerland.

 

Sponsors and Supporters


Mundipharma Medical Basel

 

 


Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselpital University Hospital Bern

 

 

About

Scientific Committee

  David Schwappach, MD, MPH. Patient Safety Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland
   

Jason Maude. Isabel Healthcare, Haslemere, United Kingdom

   

Juliane Kämmer, PhD. Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany

   

Laura Zwaan, PhD, Co-Chair. Institute for Medical Education Research, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherland

   

Maarten ten Berg. Department of Clinical Chemistry and Haematology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherland

   

Wolf Hautz, MD, MME, Chair. Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselspital University Hospital Bern, Switzerland

Organization

Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselspital University Hospital Bern, Switzerland

Ms. Sascha Fischer
and
BBS Congress GmbH

Abstracts

The call for abstracts is now closed. Abstracts will be peer reviewed. Decisions on acceptance will be communicated by May 15, 2018.

 

Program

Day 1 | Day 2

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Thursday, August 30 2018

8.00 - 9.00

Registration

9.00 - 9.15

Welcome and Introduction
Mark Graber, MD, FACP, President, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, Illinois, USA
Prof. Dr. Aristomenis Exadaktylos, Director, Dept. Of Emergency Medicine at Inselspital Bern

9.15 - 10.00

The global Burden of Diagnostic Error
Sir Liam Donaldson, WHO Envoy for patient safety, WHO, Geneva

10.00 - 10.30

System Level approaches to remediate diagnostic error
Prof. Dr. Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA

30 min.

Coffee break

11.00 - 11.30

Diagnostic decision support in general practice

Prof. Dr. Olga Kostopoulou, Imperial College London, UK

11.30 - 12.00

Diagnostic error from a patient perspective

Sue Sheridan, Director of patient engagement, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, Illinois, USA

12.00 - 12.30

Plenary poster pitches (I)

Moderator: Laura Zwaan, PhD, Assistant professor, Institute for medical education research iMER, University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands

90 min.

Poster viewing & Lunch break

14.00 - 15.30

Oral presentations selected from participant abstracts

30 min.

Coffee break

 

Parallel Workshops & Seminars

16.00 - 17.30

1 Workshop: Diagnosing and remediating diagnostic error in residency education
Prof. Dr. Marie-Claude Audetat and Prof. Dr. Mathieu Nendaz, Unité de Développement et de Recherche en Éducation Médicale (UDREM), Université de Genève

2 Workshop: Practical solutions to diagnostic error
Dr. Gordon Caldwell, Consultant Physician, Lorn & Islands Hospital, Oban, UK
Dr. Tobias Mueller
Head of Digital Transformation, Rhön-Klinikum AG, Germany
Jason Maude, CEO & Co-Founder Isabel Healthcare, UK

3 Seminar: When Diagnostic testing leads to harm
Moderator: Maarten ten Berg, PharmD, PhD, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
An overview on testing-related error
Paul Epner, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, Illinois, USA
Laboratory-testing related error
Dr. Mario Plebani, Professor of clinical biochemistry and clinical molecular biology, University of Padova, Italy
Diagnostic error in radiology
Dr. Cecile Ravesloot, MD, PhD, Department of Radiology, Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

17.30 - 18.00

Plenary poster pitches (II)

Moderator: Laura Zwaan, PhD, Assistant professor, Institute for medical education research iMER, University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands

18.00 - 18:30

Ask the expert session – interactive discussion with presenters from the day
Moderator: Wolf Hautz, MD, MME, Department of Emergency medicine, Inselspital Bern

open end

Conference dinner
Preregistration required, dinner at your own expense. For details please check registration page.

 

Friday, August 31 2018

8.00 - 9.00

Registration

9.00 - 9.15

Welcome and Announcements
Wolf Hautz, MD, MME, Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselspital Bern

9.15 - 10.00

Medical Decisions and Heuristic Reasoning
Prof. Dr. Gerd Gigerenzer, Director, Max Planck institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany

10.00 - 10.30

An adaptive toolbox for diagnostic decision making: Smart heuristics, social intelligence, and transparent representations
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany

30 min.

Coffee break

11.00 - 11.30

Overdiagnosis as one form of Diagnostic error
Christina Naaktgeboren, PhD, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands

11.30 - 12.00

Plenary poster pitches (clinical cases)
Moderator: Laura Zwaan, PhD, Assistant professor, Institute for medical education research iMER, University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands

90 min.

Poster viewing & Lunch break

13.30 - 14.00

Machine Learning and Diagnostic error

Dr. Mirjam Jenny, Lead Scientist, Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Berlin, Germany

 

Parallel Workshops & Seminars

14.00 - 15.30

4 Seminar: Technical Solutions
Moderator: Maarten ten Berg, PharmD, PhD, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Machine learning of skin presentations
Art Papier, MD, CEO of VisualDX, Rochester, USA
Machine learning in radiology
Kerstin Ritter, PhD, Charité Berlin

Deep Learning versus Rules Based DDx Generators
Jason Maude, CEO & Co-Founder Isabel Healthcare, UK

5 Workshop: Using Quality Improvement Techniques to reduce Diagnostic Error

Paul Epner, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, Illinois, USA

6 Seminar: Disease specific presentations
Moderator: Laura Zwaan, PhD, Assistant professor, Institute for medical education research iMER, University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Stroke Misdiagnosis
David Newman-Toker, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Cancer Misdiagnosis
Georgios Lyratzopoulos, MD, FFPH, FRCP, MPH, DTM&H, Epidemiology of Cancer Research Group, University College London, UK
Diagnostic Error in Emergency Medicine
Juliane Kämmer, PhD, Charité Berlin and Max Planck Institute for Human Development Berlin, & Wolf Hautz, MD, MME, Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselspital Bern

30 min.

Coffee break

16.00 - 16.30

Summing it up: Lessons learned from this conference. Audience response session

Mark Graber, MD, FACP, President, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, Illinois, USA

16.30 - 17.00

Closing Remarks


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Speakers

List of speakers to be updated. 

Location

The conference will take place at:

Kinderklinik (Childrens Hospital)

Ettore Rossi (lecture hall Ettore Rossi)

Inselspital University Hospital Bern, Switzerland

 

Getting There

By plane: Bern has a small airport with connections to only a few European cities. Larger airports are located in Basel and Zurich, both with decent train connections to Bern (one-hour train ride). Geneva has another international airport, around 2 hours by train.
 
By train: Bern Hauptbahnhof (Bern central station) is a 15-minute walk or a 5-minute bus ride from Inselspital. Take bus number 12 heading to “Holligen” and get off at “Inselspital”, not “Inselplatz”.
 
By car: Exit A1 at “Forsthaus / Inselspital” and follow the signs to “Inselspital”, about 5 minutes by car from the highway. Parking at and around Inselspital is very limited and expensive. We advise you not to come by car.

 

From AMEE 2018 Basel: AMEE will generously offer a free transfer to participants of both conferences.

Registration

Fees (Swiss Francs)

 

Early Bird*

Regular

On-site

 

1 day

2 days

1 day

2 days

1 day

2 days

Full Fee

210.00

380.00

240.00

440.00

270.00

490.00

Reduced Fee

130.00

220.00

160.00

280.00

190.00

330.00

* Early bird registration ends June 10, 2018.

Fees listed are in Swiss Francs (CHF).  Conversion

 

Register

 

Reduced fees for full time students, PhD students, non-physician health professionals such as nurses, lab technicians, physician assistants, physiotherapists; (proof required at on-site registration)

 

Participants of AMEE 2018 receive a 10% discount. Discount will be payed on-site upon request (AMEE badge required).

 

Registration fee includes: conference participation and lunch and coffee breaks but not accommodations, travel, transport, or dinner. Participation in the "Meet the faculty" dinner is at your own expense.

 

Dinner on August 30, 2018: Restaurant close to conference premises and for EuroDEM participants only. Costs CHF 60 (payable with the registration fee) including salad/grill/dessert buffet and beverages.

 

Cancellation fee
Cancellation until August 1, 2018: CHF 30
Cancellation after August 1, 2018: No refund

 

Please note: Book your accommodation in Bern early.

Please check hotel availability as soon as possible. We recommend that you book your hotel at www.booking.com. You may also contact the tourist office www.bern.com if you need assistance.

Society to Improve
Diagnosis in Medicine
1501 Hinman Ave, #7B
Evanston, Il 60201

info@improvediagnosis.org