April 29, 2015
Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation or monthly periods. It may occur in women before the menarche (before periods have started), after the..
April 22, 2015
Two interesting stories appeared in the press recently covering very different approaches to medical diagnosis. The first is a targeted approach and..
April 15, 2015
Hay fever season is upon us, and if you suffer from this seasonal allergy, soon, if you’re not already, you’ll be sneezing every minute and wanting..
April 8, 2015
Yesterday marked this year’s World Health Day, meaning the World Health Organization (WHO) select a subject of growing concern surrounding global..
April 1, 2015
Implementing any new system or protocol into a large and busy environment such as a hospital can be daunting, and it can often seem like there are..
January 16, 2015
In the space of just two weeks, a paper has appeared and a new UK government task force has been launched which both point to the important role that..
November 26, 2014
I wrote about Ebola and the importance of mobile diagnosis decision support in 2012 when the last outbreak occurred. Now in 2014, West Africa is..
October 23, 2014
NHS England today 23rd October 2014 has published its 5 Year Forward Report which shows the NHS is at a cross road and needs to change and improve..
February 24, 2014
There is increasing coverage and discussion in the press about the empowered consumer and all the tools that are now available for people to use to..
November 19, 2013
The Wall Street Journal ran a special report on healthcare this week and included two great articles that both referred to the Isabel diagnosis..
November 8, 2013
A study entitled ‘The Ecology of Medical Care Revisited’ from the NEJM of June 2001 graphically shows how important it is to try and guide and..
October 7, 2013
Perhaps a controversial headline but a study recently appeared in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) ‘Physicians' diagnostic..