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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

Columbia Univ. Nurses improve medical diagnosis skills with DDSS

Posted by Megan Pennie on Mon, Feb 06, 2012 @ 11:26 AM

Guest blog by Columbia University Medical Center's Rita Marie John, DNP, EdD, CPNP --  Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, PNP/NNP Program Director

Recognizing that diagnostic errors are a problem for all practitioners, we saw the opportunity to use Isabel Diagnostic Decision Support System (DDSS) to improve the diagnostic skills of Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) students in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) programs at Columbia University School of Nursing. While the use of DDSS has been studied in health care providers, the use of decision support among APN students has not been studied.

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Topics: diagnosis tool, nurse, nursing

New white paper! "Why and How to Improve Diagnosis Decision Making"

Posted by Megan Pennie on Mon, Jan 30, 2012 @ 09:30 AM

We are proud to release the new white paper on "Why and How to Improve Diagnosis Decision Making" by the Isabel Healthcare team with a Forward by Mark Graber, MD.

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

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