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Table 1 Scoring criteria

From: Clinician-identified problems and solutions for delayed diagnosis in primary care: a PRIORITIZE study

Problems Solutions
Frequency: This patient safety threat is common
Severity: This patient safety threat leads to high rates of mortality, morbidity and incapacity
Inequity: This patient safety threat affects lower socio-economic groups or ethnic minorities more than other groups
Economic impact: The consequences of this patient safety threat are costly to the healthcare system
Responsiveness to solution: This incident is amenable to a solution within 5 years
Feasibility: The implementation of this solution is feasible
Cost-effectiveness: This solution is cost-effective
Potential for saving lives: This solution would save lives