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Dr. Singh is supported by the VA Health Services Research and Development Service, the VA National Center for Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (R01HS022087), Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (USA 14-274) and in part by the Houston VA Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (CIN 13–413).
The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Singh, H., Sittig, D.F. Were My Diagnosis and Treatment Correct? No News is Not Necessarily Good News. J GEN INTERN MED 29, 1087–1089 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-014-2890-1