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“For Second Opinion, Consult a Computer?” NYT article about diagnosis

Posted by Jason Maude on Wed, Dec 05, 2012 @ 03:08 PM

On Dec 3rd 2012 the New York Times published a fabulous article entitled “For Second Opinion, Consult a Computer?”. Science writer, Katie Hafner, also followed it up with a podcast.

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Topics: Differential diagnosis, diagnosis, New York Times, Gurpreet Dhaliwal

What Users Say about Isabel's Medical Diagnosis Tool

Posted by Megan Pennie on Mon, Oct 22, 2012 @ 10:19 AM

We have recently enjoyed hear from delighted users about their reactions to and love of the Isabel medical diagnosis tool and iPhone app. Below are some excerpts that simply speak for themselves.

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Topics: ddx, diagnosis, medical diagnosis tool

Health 2.0 in Berlin: Jason Maude speaks on Isabel medical diagnosis

Posted by Megan Pennie on Fri, Oct 19, 2012 @ 09:20 AM

The Health 2.0 Conference in Berlin Germany is approaching and will be held on November 6-7, 2012. The conference will host  Speakers Tim Kelsey, the Executive Director of Transparency and Open Data for the UK Government, and Peter Levin, the Senior Advisor to the Secretary and CTO at the US Department of Veterans Affairs. This international event will host these among the 75 speakers from 25 different countries at Health 2.0 Europe 2012.

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Topics: ddx, diagnosis, medical diagnosis tool

Uganda Ebola outbreak and use of mobile clinical decision support

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Thu, Aug 16, 2012 @ 08:13 AM

Isabel Diagnosis spotlight on: Ebola Virus

Article Summary

Ebola is an aggressive virus and requires swift diagnosis, medical attention and containment. Mobile diagnosis applications and clinical decision support can be of great help to assist clinicians in diagnosis and treatment, as mobile access has the distinct advantage over desktop programs in countries that lack onging power sources.

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Topics: clinical decision support, medical diagnosis, ddx, diagnosis, ebola

What's your Medical Diagnosis: Neck Pain, Hoarseness, Dysphagia

Posted by Megan Pennie on Wed, Aug 15, 2012 @ 11:52 AM

The Isabel diagnosis tool touts an extensive database of conditions for differential diagnosis support, and we often will test its accuracy with real patient cases from the New England Journal of Medicine.

About the Isabel Diagnosis Challenge

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) publishes interesting presentations of common diseases and unusual cases in the Clinical pathology Conference (CPC) series. These cases are educational and can pose diagnostic challenges even to the expert physicians at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Topics: ddx, diagnosis, medical diagnosis tool

Modern Healthcare: "Bridging a gap"

Posted by Megan Pennie on Tue, Jul 03, 2012 @ 12:02 PM

Modern Healthcare recently interviewed Isabel Healthcare founder Jason Maude regarding the Isabel diagnosis decision support application.

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Topics: Differential diagnosis, ddx, diagnosis, Modern Healthcare

Maximizing your iPad with Clinical Decision Support

Posted by Megan Pennie on Wed, Jun 06, 2012 @ 10:53 PM

How can clinicians find the right diagnosis faster using an iPad?

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Topics: Differential diagnosis, diagnosis, iPhone, iTunes, Isabel App

What's Your Medical Diagnosis? 82y M, persistent ulcers on hands

Posted by Megan Pennie on Mon, Apr 16, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

#12:1.  The Isabel tool touts an extensive database of conditions for differential diagnosis support, and we often will test its accuracy with real patient cases from the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Topics: diagnosis decision support, ddx, diagnosis, medical diagnosis tool

What's Your Medical Diagnosis? 90y, Female, unilateral ptosis

Posted by Megan Pennie on Mon, Mar 19, 2012 @ 10:59 AM

The Isabel tool touts an extensive database of conditions for differential diagnosis support, and we often will test its accuracy with real patient cases from the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Topics: diagnosis decision support, diagnosis, medical diagnosis tool, diagnosis tool, clinical evidence

Pediatric Study Assesses Medical Diagnosis Tools in Med Schools

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Mon, Feb 20, 2012 @ 08:33 AM

An independent study on diagnosis decision support tools in medical education recently conducted by the Children’s National Medical Center and The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, investigated these areas:

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Topics: medical error, diagnosis, diagnosis tool, diagnostic decision support, medical school

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