Advancing the science of measurement of diagnostic errors in healthcare: the Safer Dx framework.
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This commentary describes a three-element framework to enable study and evaluation of diagnostic errors. The model considers the sociotechnical process through which diagnosis happens, the external factors that influence the patient–clinician encounter, and the postdiagnosis patient outcomes to define measures.
Electronic medical records may boost patient safety.
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Restoring trust in VA health care.
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America's Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission's Annual Report 2014.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; November 2014.
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