“Diagnostic errors could easily be
the biggest patient safety and
medical malpractice problem
in the United States.”

– Johns Hopkins* 

“Better identification, analysis, and
implementation of approaches to improve
diagnosis and reduce diagnostic error
are needed throughout all settings of care.”

– National Academies of Sciences* 

“Quality management is the most
important subject in laboratory medicine,
and one that gets overlooked for its overall
impact on laboratory processes.”

– Jean Ball, MBA, MT(HHS), MLT(ASCP)* 

“Medical error is the third leading
cause of death in the US.”

– The BMJ*