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September 16, 2015

Why We need to Improve our Differential Diagnosis Processes

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

6 Tips for Successful Differential Diagnosis Tool Adoption

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 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..
June 19, 2013

Documenting your Differential Diagnosis Could Save You in a Malpractice Case

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

Isabel Could Have Improved the Differential Diagnosis in These Cases

“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

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..
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 11, 2013

What's Your Medical Diagnosis: Painful Muscle Spasms and Hyperreflexia

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

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..
December 5, 2012

“For Second Opinion, Consult a Computer?” NYT article about diagnosis

On Dec 3rd 2012 the New York Times published a fabulous article entitled “For Second Opinion, Consult a Computer?”. Science writer, Katie Hafner,..
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