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Reducing Diagnostic Error: Measurement Considerations - Final Report 

Date of Publication:
OCT 2020
Associated Project:
Reducing Diagnostic Error
The National Quality Forum (NQF) convened a multistakeholder committee to identify recommendations for the practical application of the Diagnostic Process and Outcomes domain of the 2017 Diagnostic Quality and Safety Measurement Framework, measuring and reducing diagnostic error, and measuring and improving patient safety. This report outlines the recommendations through a series of four Use Cases that depict resolutions to specific types of diagnostic errors, and broad-scope, comprehensive recommendations with applications to multiple populations and settings.