Recent article From the Sunday New York Times: "Doctor, shut up and listen!"

David Lawrance david.lawrance at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 9 19:37:28 UTC 2015


And, thank goodness, most people seem willing to pay us, again.

At this point it is generally protocol to mention that healthcare is more
art than science. I think that is another way of saying that artists
are more accident-prone than are scientists.

David

On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 6:43 AM, Bob Latino <blatino at reliability.com> wrote:

>  We never seem to have the time and budget to do things right, but we
> always seem to have the time and budget to do them again!
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> *From:* Jason Maude [mailto:Jason.Maude at ISABELHEALTHCARE.COM]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 07, 2015 4:39 AM
> *To:* IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
> *Subject:* Re: [IMPROVEDX] Recent article From the Sunday New York Times:
> "Doctor, shut up and listen!"
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> Thanks for alerting us to this article. One of the really positive things
> about the article is not just the improved care now being given but a great
> example of the Chief Medical Office and his senior colleagues
> managing/leading and setting a standard of care. He states in the article "I
> realize that many colleagues may see methods like ours as too intrusive on
> their clinical practice and may say that they don’t have the time.” I
> believe we need to see much more of this in hospitals. Too often, for
> example, we see DDS viewed as an end in itself rather than a tool to help
> with setting a standard of care and I think this explains why adoption of
> these tools is still relatively low.
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> Regards
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> Jason
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> Jason Maude
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> Founder and CEO Isabel Healthcare
> Tel: +44 1428 644886
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> *Subject: *[IMPROVEDX] Recent article From the Sunday New York Times:
> "Doctor, shut up and listen!"
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> *Greetings IMPROVEDX List-serve colleagues, and Happy New Year!  *
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> *Thanks to Jason and Thomas for starting this years’ discussion.*
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> *The attached article appeared in the Sunday New York Times.   I thought
> it was relevant to our group’s discussion.*
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> http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/05/opinion/doctor-shut-up-and-listen.html?_r=0
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> *From:* Carroll, Thomas [mailto:Thomas_Carroll at URMC.ROCHESTER.EDU
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> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:44 PM
> *To:* IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
> *Subject:* Re: [IMPROVEDX] "Early diagnostic suggestions improve accuracy
> of GPs"
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> Interesting.  My question would be how this would translate to the real
> world.  In this artificial environment we know whether or not the “correct”
> dx is in the list of suggested dx’s.  That would not be the case in the
> real world.
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> Thomas M. Carroll M.D., Ph.D.
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> Assistant Professor, General Medicine & Palliative Care
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> University of Rochester
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> Pager 5-1616 #3872
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> *From:* Jason Maude [mailto:Jason.Maude at ISABELHEALTHCARE.COM
> <Jason.Maude at ISABELHEALTHCARE.COM>]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:25 PM
> *To:* IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
> *Subject:* [IMPROVEDX] "Early diagnostic suggestions improve accuracy of
> GPs"
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> This is very interesting study just published in the British Journal of
> General Practice which also highlights the potential value of patients
> using symptom checkers and handing the results to their doctor at the start
> of the consultation. This would get over the current technical challenges
> of a system automatically producing a differential from more complex cases
> with multiple symptoms.
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> http://bjgp.org/content/65/630/e49
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> Regards and Happy New Year to the group.
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> Jason
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