Journal of General Internal Medicine

List of Papers (Total 1,886)

Tracking Progress in Improving Diagnosis: A Framework for Defining Undesirable Diagnostic Events

Diagnostic error is a prevalent, harmful, and costly phenomenon. Multiple national health care and governmental organizations have recently identified the need to improve diagnostic safety as a high priority. A major barrier, however, is the lack of standardized, reliable methods for measuring diagnostic safety. Given the absence of reliable and valid measures for diagnostic...