ImproveDx Newsletter

November 2020
Volume 7 | Issue 6

Patients Gain Control of Personal Health Information With the 21st Century Cures Act and OpenNotes

By Susan Carr

Recent developments in health care have improved patient’s ability to access and control their records after decades of incremental progress and isolated success stories.

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New Grants Focus on Interventions to Improve Diagnosis

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) has selected 17 grantees for its DxQI Seed Grant Program, a competitive grant process to fund interventions to improve diagnosis. In January, SIDM will issue the second call for proposals.

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New National Action Plan Released to Advance Patient Safety

The National Steering Committee (NSC) for Patient Safety has released Safer Together: A National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety, intended to provide health systems with renewed momentum and clearer direction for eliminating preventable medical harm.

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This newsletter is made possible in part by funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Thanks to Our Members & Sponsors

AcademyHealth • Advocate Aurora Health • American Association of Nurse Practitioners • American Board of Medical Specialties • American Medical Group Association • Association of American Medical Colleges • COLA, Inc. • Constellation • Covera Health • Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation • CRICO • EmPRO • InSimu • Intermountain Healthcare • Isabel • Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence • MCIC Vermont • MedStar Health • MPL Association • NBME • The Permanente Federation, Kaiser Permanente • VisualDx

Did You Know?

Every nine minutes, someone in a U.S. hospital dies due to a medical diagnosis that was wrong or delayed. Your donation today will help us improve the accuracy and timeliness of diagnosis and continue our vision in creating a world where no patients are harmed by diagnostic error.