August 15, 2019
Aplastic anemia is a rare life-threatening disorder with hypocellular bone marrow, where the bone marrow cannot make enough new blood cells. This..
October 19, 2017
The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) held its 10th International Diagnostic Error in Medicine Conference in Boston last week, and many..
June 29, 2017
Ever since the Isabel tool was first created for pediatrics in 2000, we have strived to make our systems easy and intuitive to use and access. Isabel..
November 25, 2015
Fever (also known as pyrexia, high temperature or high fever) is a normal body response to a variety of conditions, the most common being infection,..
October 28, 2015
Isabel Healthcare is pleased to announce that we offer ICD-10-CM coding into all our products. This includes Isabel the Diagnosis Checklist, the..
August 19, 2015
There are between 6,000 and 8,000 known rare diseases - defined as a disease affecting less than 5 in 10,000 people - and every week more are being..
July 29, 2015
What is Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder defined as recurrent attacks of daytime sleepiness. It is a chronic neurological condition caused..
July 1, 2015
Rare diseases have become big business. Orphan drugs for rare diseases are expected to account for 19% of all worldwide prescription drug sales by..
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..
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..
August 28, 2013
It is with great pleasure that we introduce our guest post from Robert Hitchcock, M.D., FACEP, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Vice President,..
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..