Dr. Mark Graber is a national leader in patient safety, and pioneered efforts to address diagnostic errors in medicine. He is the founder of Patient Safety Awareness Week, the Diagnostic Error in Medicine Conference Series, and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. He is the 2014 recipient of the John M Eisenberg Award from the National Quality Forum and The Joint Commission for Individual Achievement Advancing Patient Safety. His research has been supported by the National Patient Safety Foundation, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. He has authored several papers on quality measurement and served as co-Chair of the National Quality Forum’s “Improving Diagnostic Quality and Safety” workgroup. Mark has extensive experience leading major projects with national scope.

Authored by Mark L Graber, M.D., FACP

Blog Post

Translating Research to Practice: Recommended Practices for Hospitals to Reduce Diagnostic Errors

Experts from The Leapfrog Group, an AcademyHealth organizational member, explore the challenges of translating diagnostic research into widespread action. A new initiative aims to address this and rapidly reduce harm from diagnostic error through public reporting and accountability.