Listed below is a selection of recent articles and stories relating to diagnostic quality and safety, including a section on COVID-19 related publications.
Thanks to Ilse Garcia Romero for her help identifying these resources. As reminders, you can find a list of Foundational Readings about diagnosis on the SIDM website, and joining SIDM provides you full access to all articles published in our journal, DIAGNOSIS, just by logging in to your SIDM account.
Huge thank-you's to all the front-line providers right now, and everyone who supports them
Mark L Graber MD FACP
Chief Medical Officer; Founder and President Emeritus, SIDM
Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University, NY
COVID-19 News of Interest
Diagnostic Testing for the Novel Coronavirus
Covid-19-broke-logjam Telemedicine is here to stay!
COVID-19 Sidelines Breast Cancer Screening
Peer review publications of interest
Prevalence of harmful diagnostic errors in hospitalised adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Online patient simulation training to improve clinical reasoning: A feasibility randomised controlled trial
Diagnosis support systems for rare diseases: a scoping review
Differences by race/ethnicity in stage at diagnosis, treatment, survival for cancers
Implicit expression of uncertainty – suggestion of an empirically derived framework
Reports, editorials, blogs, and other news
AHRQ: Operational Measurement of Diagnostic Safety: State of the Science
https://www.ahrq.gov/topics/diagnostic-safety-and-quality.html (Look in "Resources" tab)
Is AI Really Better Than Physicians at Diagnosis?
AK Mohiuddin. The Role of the Pharmacist in Patient Care; Achieving High Quality, Cost-Effective and Accessible Healthcare Through a Team-Based, Patient-Centered Approach. (many mentions of their role as a member of the diagnostic team)
D Ofri. When We Do Harm.