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October 17, 2019

Epigastric pain symptoms and causes - Isabel Healthcare

Everyone has experienced stomach pain at some point in their life. Often the cause is obvious, such as a stomach bug or too many sit ups at the gym,..
February 16, 2017

Symptom: Memory Loss - What is normal?

Memory loss (amnesia) is an inevitable part of the aging process.  As we grow older it becomes more noticeable that we forget people’s names or where..
April 22, 2015

Medical Screening - No Substitute for an Informed Patient

Two interesting stories appeared in the press recently covering very different approaches to medical diagnosis. The first is a targeted approach and..
October 7, 2013

Patients’ Diagnostic Accuracy is Better than Physicians!

Perhaps a controversial headline but a study recently appeared in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) ‘Physicians' diagnostic..
March 22, 2013

Use a symptom checker to help decide whether CT scan is necessary

USA Today ran a very interesting article yesterday about the benefits and risks of CT scans.
January 15, 2013

Symptom checker-Pivotal tool for patient engagement

As the patient engagement juggernaut gathers pace, the National eHealth Collaborative has recently weighed in with a Patient Engagement Framework
November 28, 2012

Symptom Checker- the ultimate tool for patient empowerment

The advent of a new generation of symptom checker finally empowers patients to make sense of medical information using their own pattern of symptoms..
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