Month: May 2021

Working Together to Improve Diagnosis: Day Three Recap

Today was the last day of our virtual conference: Working Together to Improve Diagnosis! Day Three had a Quality Improvement Focus. KEYNOTE: FROM PRINCIPLE TO PRACTICE: HOW COMMUNICATION, PATIENT ENGAGEMENT, AND LEARNING CAN PREVENT AND RESPOND TO DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS Thomas Gallagher, MD, talked about how effective communication is the missing link to improving diagnosis. He illustrated this with …

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Working Together to Improve Diagnosis: Day Two Recap

Thanks for attending the second day of our virtual conference: Working Together to Improve Diagnosis! Day Two had a Patient Focus. KEYNOTE: THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIP:  HOW PATIENTS CAN – AND DO – PARTNER TO IMPROVE DIAGNOSIS IN MEDICINE Suzanne Schrandt identified that patients and caregivers are the single constant involved with an unobstructed, longitudinal view …

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Working Together to Improve Diagnosis: Day One Recap

Thanks for attending the first day of our virtual conference: Working Together to Improve Diagnosis! Day One had a Systems Focus. KEYNOTE: DEFINING THE LANDSCAPE AND SETTING THE AGENDA FOR DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS: WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO ACHIEVE DIAGNOSTIC EXCELLENCE Dr. David Newman-Toker, MD, identified that the root causes of diagnostic errors are complex and …

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