Weather Update

BCM Family Medicine on Kirby is without electrical power. Patients with appointments on Monday at this location will be moved to Baylor Medicine on the McNair Campus:  7200 Cambridge St, 7th floor, Suite 7B. Patients will be contacted. For questions, call 713-798-7700.

Department of Medicine

Safer Dx


Safer Dx Team Projects


Our team's research is funded by a combination of government-sponsored grants (including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service) and private foundation grants (such as the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation). View the team's projects and funding sources for our research.

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The Safer Dx Team often collaborates with health care organizations on a variety of different projects to advance patient safety and diagnostic error research. The team publishes their findings in various high-impact journals and disseminates their research by speaking at events and conferences throughout the country. 

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Featured Publication


Patient perceptions of receiving test results via online portals: a mixed-methods study. (Giardina TD, Baldwin J, Nystrom DT, et al., 2017) A mixed-methods study was conducted to explore patients’ experiences and preferences when accessing their test results via patient portals.

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Patients Want Web Access To Test Results But Don't Want To Have To Be A Doctor to Understand Them -
Forbes discussed patient portals and usability, ideas from the team's recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

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