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Workshop Overview
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... The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine define the diagnostic process as "a complex, patient-centered, collaborative activity that involves information gathering and clinical reasoning with the goal of determining a patient's health problem. This process occurs over time, within the context of a larger health care work system" (NASEM, 1  The planning committee's role was limited to planning the workshop, and the Proceed ings of a Workshop was prepared by the workshop rapporteurs as a factual summary of what occurred at the workshop.
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... These thought leaders were asked to discuss current challenges to cancer diagnosis and to share their insights and perspectives -- based on their involvement in efforts to improve cancer diagnosis and care -- on opportunities to expand access to high-quality diagnostic expertise and technologies in cancer care. Presentations and panel discussions examined • Current diagnostic challenges and the risk for diagnostic errors; • The changing landscape of pathology and radiology in cancer care; • Ways to improve cancer diagnosis through education, training, and quality improvement efforts; 3  The second workshop, The Clinical Application of Computational Methods in Preci sion Oncology, is planned for October 29–30, 2018.
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... The BOX 1 Suggestions from Individual Workshop Participants to Improve Patient Access to Appropriate Expertise and Technologies in Oncologic Pathology and Imaging Improving Education and Training in Oncologic Pathology and Imaging •  nsure pathology, radiology, and oncology education and E training programs emphasize communication and intra- and interdisciplinary collaboration. (Fennessy, Nayar, Siegal)
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... •  evelop and support programs such as Project ECHO, which D build community capacity and enable patient access to the spe cialized services and expertise of major cancer centers. (Baker, Schilsky)
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... •  reate machine-readable clinical practice guidelines that can be C disseminated quickly into decision support tools. (Shirts)

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