It is thought that about 1 in 10 diagnoses made by doctors is incorrect. Improving diagnosis is a patient safety imperative that requires a team effort. This conference will bring together world leaders in diagnostic error, the safety sciences, health IT, medical indemnity providers and clinicians passionate about making diagnosis more accurate, timely and safe. The patient voice will be a focus of attention. The language of diagnosis will be explored and the contribution that medical culture makes to diagnostic error will be examined.
For further details, see www.improvediagnosis.org/AusDEM17