June 19, 2013
We are often asked by clinicians whether they would be better or worse off in a malpractice case if there was a record in the medical notes of their..
June 10, 2013
“Old GP” is an actual GP based in North America who is close to retirement. He has a keen interest in strange presentations of diagnoses and a wealth..
April 17, 2013
The Isabel project was inspired after my own daughter’s near fatal misdiagnosis in 1999. Last week I experienced my own misdiagnosis. Although far..
March 27, 2013
Yesterday the Daily Mail ran an article entitled “How to avoid misdiagnosis: The online ‘doctor’ even GPs swear by”
March 22, 2013
USA Today ran a very interesting article yesterday about the benefits and risks of CT scans.
March 21, 2013
The Which consumer magazine in the UK has just published the results of an undercover investigation of 30 GP practices in the UK.
February 28, 2013
A landmark article published yesterday in “JAMA Internal Medicine” entitled “Types and Origins of Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care Settings” once..
January 15, 2013
As the patient engagement juggernaut gathers pace, the National eHealth Collaborative has recently weighed in with a Patient Engagement Framework
December 5, 2012
On Dec 3rd 2012 the New York Times published a fabulous article entitled “For Second Opinion, Consult a Computer?”. Science writer, Katie Hafner,..
November 28, 2012
The advent of a new generation of symptom checker finally empowers patients to make sense of medical information using their own pattern of symptoms..
November 21, 2012
Post by Jason Maude, co-founder of Isabel Healthcare