A Checklist for Avoiding Diagnostic Errors

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Last month, a report from the Institute of Medicine said that every American will experience a diagnostic error at some point in their lives.

As Leslie explains in The Patient's Playbook, there are numerous ways patients can proactively work to avoid medical mistakes and be sure they are getting the right treatment from the right doctor. 

In a Q&A on Kaiser Health News, with KHN reporter Julie Appleby, Leslie shares tips for avoiding diagnostic errors, as well as great resources for patients to learn more about their condition.