Risk Management

2022 Digest (Vol 32 No 1)

Allegations of failure to diagnose are common in medical malpractice lawsuits against ophthalmologists, and diagnostic error is an issue of ongoing concern in the healthcare community. In fact, one of the “Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns” listed in an ECRI (formerly the Emergency Care Research Institute) and Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) 2022 special report is “Cognitive Biases and Diagnostic Error.” We examine solutions. 

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