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September 30, 2015

Improving Diagnosis - a “moral imperative” says IOM report.

It is a sad fact of life that industries often need to be shamed, bullied or told to do the right thing rather than do it on their own accord. The..
November 19, 2013

“The Biggest Mistake Doctors Make” is diagnostic

The Wall Street Journal ran a special report on healthcare this week and included two great articles that both referred to the Isabel diagnosis..
August 28, 2013

How to avoid Diagnostic Errors in the ED - Robert Hitchcock, M.D.

It is with great pleasure that we introduce our guest post from Robert Hitchcock, M.D., FACEP, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Vice President,..
April 17, 2013

Differential Diagnosis – The Crucial Trigger for Thinking Better

The Isabel project was inspired after my own daughter’s near fatal misdiagnosis in 1999. Last week I experienced my own misdiagnosis. Although far..
April 8, 2013

Spotlight on Lawrence Weed, MD - Problem-Orientated Medical Record

Over 45 years ago, in 1968 Dr Lawrence Weed published an  article on Medical Records that Guide and Teach  which described the problem-orientated..
February 28, 2013

Differential diagnosis needs documenting in primary care shows paper

A landmark article published yesterday in “JAMA Internal Medicine” entitled “Types and Origins of Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care Settings” once..
February 1, 2013

Differential Diagnosis - Who uses Isabel and When? Ambulatory setting

As Isabel is sometimes regarded as ‘disruptive’, we thought that an overview of “who” uses Isabel and “when” would be helpful to both current  and..
November 21, 2012

Differential diagnosis; the silver bullet for reducing diagnosis error

Post by Jason Maude, co-founder of Isabel Healthcare
September 7, 2012

Article review: Diagnostic errors in the ICU.

The idea for the Isabel diagnosis support tool first came to us while sitting in the ICU.  A decade ago, my family and I were spending long hours in..
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