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Learn about ways to develop and test interventions designed to improve diagnostic safety and quality.
. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012.
- Improve intuitive and deliberate processes in decision-making
- Get external assistance (2nd opinions, CDSS, etc)
- Reducing Cognitive Errors in the SIDM Clinical Reasoning Toolkit
Electronic clinical documentation systems hold promise in supporting better diagnostic performance. These systems can enhance the organization and display of information, facilitate patient-specific clinical assessments, improve communication among the care team and provide valuable feedback to decision-makers. Many of these capabilities are not currently present in widely-adopted systems and represent areas of potential research.
Performance feedback to clinicians
Diagnostic error surveillance
Several coordination related recommendations have been made in these papers
Use of information technology
- Schiff GD, Bates DW. Can Electronic Clinical Documentation Help Prevent Diagnostic Errors? N Engl J Med. 2010.