Diagnostic Safety and Quality

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Diagnostic errors occur in all settings of care, contribute to about 10 percent of patient deaths, and are the primary reason for medical liability claims.  AHRQ is the lead Federal agency investing in research to improve diagnostic safety and reduce diagnostic error.

  • Issue Briefs
  • Papers
  • Tools to Improve Diagnostic Safety
  • Blogs
  • Patient and Family Engagement