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Courtesy of LinkedIn.com/Pulse

June 11, 2015 - For patients, misdiagnosis usually brings about fear, frustration, disappointment, sadness and many times anger; lots of it. For providers, it can involve exactly the same emotions along with a feeling of shame and isolation as the healthcare system has not yet fully embraced the concept that to err is–truly–human. Misdiagnosis affects 12 million people in the US alone each year, and most experts believe this is an underestimate....

Courtesy of WASHAA.org

May 2, 2014 - "Misdiagnosis is more common than drug errors or wrong-site surgery," according to the Washington Post, yet it is only now being brought to the forefront of medical error discussions. From newborns to seniors, individuals can face wrong, delayed or missed diagnoses at any time; while at the physician's office or during a hospital stay, at the ER or during diagnostic testing, and pretty much everywhere within the healthcare system. Being able to...