Improving Diagnosis in Health Care: Are We Helping Pave the Way?

Friday, February 22
4:45 PM–5:45 PM

Location: Maryland Ballroom  A-D

Fifteen years after the release of the Institute of Medicine’s landmark report, "To Err Is Human," a follow-up report in 2015 makes the case that the delivery of healthcare continues to proceed with a glaring blind spot—diagnostic errors. These reports should result in a paradigm shift in our role as clinical laboratory professionals and, more importantly, the role we will play in defining, communicating, and providing evidence for the impact of the contribution we will make to healthcare moving forward. Are we paving the way for our graduates to be successful?

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