AHRQ Brief Addresses Current State of Diagnostic Safety and Highlights Key Gaps in Knowledge
Diagnostic errors have emerged as a major patient safety concern. Current State of Diagnostic Safety: Implications for Research, Practice, and Policy, a new issue brief from AHRQ, presents the results of a rapid narrative review and expert interviews to determine the current state of diagnostic safety and highlights key gaps in knowledge. The brief covers the past decade of progress in the field and identifies the current state of science and gaps in diagnostic safety work within ten domains.
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