AHRQ announces new funding for studies and projects related to decreasing outpatient diagnostic errors.Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 8, 2015. PA-15-179 and PA-15-180.
Understanding and Improving Diagnostic Safety in Ambulatory Care.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 8, 2015. PA-15-179 and PA-15-180.Interest in diagnostic safety has gained prominence in patient safety circles. AHRQ seeks to support this increased attention through a two-component funding opportunity. The efforts will support health services research projects (R01) to improve understanding about the epidemiology of diagnostic error as well as demonstration and dissemination projects (R18) to design and evaluate interventions to reduce diagnostic error.
Advancing the science of measurement of diagnostic errors in healthcare: the Safer Dx framework.
Singh H, Sittig DF. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:103-110.
Adverse Health Events in Minnesota: Eleventh Annual Public Report.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; February 2015.
Hospital financial condition and the quality of patient care.
Bazzoli GJ, Chen HF, Zhao M, Lindrooth RC. Health Econ. 2008;17:977-995.
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AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18).
US Department of Health and Human Services. Program Announcement No. PA-09-071.