WSJ article on symptom checkers/missed diagnosis in primary care

Pat Garrett Pat.Garrett at ISABELHEALTHCARE.COM
Wed Jul 24 13:22:00 UTC 2013


Found this live video link and access to the article through a Google Alert that is not locked - http://live.wsj.com/video/doctors-get-in-the-self-diagnosing-game/2D8057D7-BC02-4ABC-87E0-AFBA63010CC6.html#!2D8057D7-BC02-4ABC-87E0-AFBA63010CC6.

A Better Online Diagnosis Before the Doctor Visit<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324328904578621743278445114.html&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgBIAAoATAAOABAhfK6jwVIAVgBYgVlbi1VUw&cd=pqiQNbFlp6c&usg=AFQjCNERaCTLIwUDkwwNwQuCUoGftIGB7w>
Wall Street Journal
Omaha Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Nebraska, whose doctors use the professional version of Isabel, added a link to the consumer symptom-checker on its website's home page in January and will also put the link on the login page of a new electronic medical-record system....

Pat

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Also of interest to this group, a study showing that the bulk of malpractice claims in primary care related to either misdiagnosis or drug errors: http://www.bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/7/e002929



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