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Diagnosis Decision Support Tools Help Optimize Productivity

Posted by Megan Pennie on Tue, Dec 20, 2011 @ 06:10 AM

Whether the debate is at the national healthcare reform level or down at the level of a specific episode of care for a certain patient, a large part of the discussion about how to deal with the many ills of the US healthcare situation has focused on cutting back on benefits or care covered and/or requiring patients to pay more for their care. In this discussion we have paid much less attention to a third broad, equally or even more important approach – improving the way we deliver care or improving the productivity of our clinical delivery systems.

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Topics: Misdiagnosis, medical error, diagnosis, diagnostic decision support, hospital, resources, productivity

Medical School Teaches with Isabel Diagnosis Tool

Posted by Megan Pennie on Wed, Dec 14, 2011 @ 07:09 PM


Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) in North Chicago, Illinois has used the Isabel Healthcare diagnosis decision support tool as part of its medical curriculum since 2007.   The Chicago Medical School at RFUMS offers a doctor of medicine graduating 190 students each year and is a national leader in inter-professional medical and healthcare education.

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Topics: Misdiagnosis, diagnostic decision support, medical school

MacNeal Hospital Relies on Isabel for Diagnosis Checking

Posted by Megan Pennie on Fri, Dec 09, 2011 @ 11:45 AM

MacNeal Hospital has been using the Isabel diagnosis checklist tool since 2008 with their 600 clinician users.  As a 427-bed fully accredited teaching hospital, MacNeal Hospital serves the healthcare needs of more than one million people in suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.  

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Topics: Misdiagnosis, diagnosis, diagnostic decision support, Macneal

Who Is Isabel? Watch the Story Behind Isabel Healthcare

Posted by Megan Pennie on Mon, Dec 05, 2011 @ 05:42 PM

Watch the Story of Isabel of Isabel Healthcare:

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Topics: Misdiagnosis, medical error, diagnostic decision support

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