July 10, 2020
What turned out to be my last business trip just before the COVID-19 pandemic took off, was actually one of the most profound in my 30+ years of..
September 16, 2015
Within the medical industry, a staggering 30-40% of all malpractice claims come down to a misdiagnosis. Why do people get it wrong? Because they’re..
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..
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..
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..
February 28, 2013
A landmark article published yesterday in “JAMA Internal Medicine” entitled “Types and Origins of Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care Settings” once..
February 11, 2013
The Isabel diagnosis tool searches an extensive database of conditions for differential diagnosis support, and we often will test its accuracy with..
February 1, 2013
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..
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 30, 2012
World AIDS Day is on Saturday 1st December 2012 and the theme for this year is “Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero deaths from..