Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice

| Misdiagnosis Selected Publications and CME Vidoes

Diagnosis and diagnostic errors: time for a new paradigm. Schiff GD. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Jan;23(1):1-3.

Advancing the research agenda for diagnostic error reduction. Zwaan L, Schiff GD, Singh H. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Oct;22 Suppl 2:ii52-ii57. Full Text.

Use of health information to reduce diagnostic errors. El-Kareh R, Hassan O, Schiff GD. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Oct;22 Suppl 2:ii40-ii51. Full Text.

Commentary: how can we make diagnosis safer? Schiff GD, Leape LL. Acad Med. 2012 Feb;87(2):135-8. doi: 10.1097/ACM.3b013e31823f711c.

Finding and fixing diagnostic errors: can triggers help? Schiff GD. BMJ Qual Saf 2011 Nov 30.

Diagnostic Error and Systems in Healthcare —In this segment, David Bates, MD, MSc discusses systems approaches to diagnostic error and how they can be improved.

Ambulatory Misdiagnosis: Challenges and Opportunities —In this segment, Tejal Gandhi, MD highlights diagnostic errors in the ambulatory setting.

Introduction to Diagnostic Errors in Medicine —In this segment, Gordon Schiff, MD discusses how and when diagnostic errors occur, and what you can do to prevent them.

Minimizing diagnostic error: the importance of follow up and feedback . Schiff GD. Amer J of Med. 2008;121(5A):S38-S42.

Diagnosing diagnosis errors: Lessons from a multi-institutional collaborative project. Schiff GD, Kim S, Abrams R, Cosby K, Lambert B, Elstein AS, Hasler S, Krosnjar N, Odwazny R, Wisniewski MF, McNutt RA. In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Marks ES, Lewin DI, editors. Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, (Volume 2: Concepts and Methodology). Rockville, MD. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US) 2005 Feb.

Linking laboratory and pharmacy: opportunities for reducing errors and improving care. Schiff GD, Klass D, Peterson J, Shah G, Bates DW. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Apr 28;163(8):893-900.





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