Internet's Residency Exam (Regina Maria Healthcare Network Case)

HM Epstein hmepstein at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 12 18:53:27 UTC 2019


In response to Edward Hoffer, I don't think the Romanian patients are using
reliable symptom checkers or AI. I think they're just googling symptoms,
for example "stomach pain" and falling down that rabbit hole to some
unreliable sites.
Best,
Helene


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On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 12:14 PM Ed Hoffer <ehoffer at gmail.com> wrote:

> The key here is that doctor (or patient) plus artificial intelligence may
> often be better than without AI, not that one replaces the other.
> Edward Hoffer MD
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Jul 12, 2019, at 10:34 AM, Sherrill Franklin <sfranklin131 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Dear Karen,
>
> Of course, using the internet for diagnosis is almost never optimal for
> patients.  But it is often the only resource for those who are extremely
> ill and desperate after visiting one doctor after another without getting
> help. I trust your article is constructive and not intended to disparage
> patients who have often faced enough ridicule in the doctor’s office.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Sherrill Franklin
> —Undiagnosed 10 years, $50k out of pocket, 22 doctors including 5
> endocrinologists (some at academic medical centers)—none of whom ran a full
> set of labs/ Finally went into AFIB, taken to ER, diagnosed with
> Hashitoxicosis (Graves/Hashimoto’s)
>
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> On Jul 12, 2019, at 8:53 AM, Karen Davis <kdavis at LAMMICO.COM> wrote:
>
> Thanks, Helene. That was great. I’m writing an article about patients
> using the Internet for diagnosis, and I hadn’t seen this.
> Karen
>
> *Karen K. Davis, MA, CPHRM*
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> *From:* HM Epstein [mailto:hmepstein at GMAIL.COM <hmepstein at GMAIL.COM>]
> *Sent:* Thursday, July 11, 2019 6:53 PM
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> In Romania, they had a problem that patients didn’t visit their doctors
> when they felt ill. Instead they would Google their symptoms, go to the
> pharmacy, get the medications Dr. Google suggested (one big difference
> between the United States and other countries), and treat themselves. Of
> course, a good percentage of them ended up in the emergency room.
>
> While we encourage patients to become knowledgeable about their diagnoses,
> the process and potential treatment plans, none of us would suggest that
> they also choose their own medicines and oversee their own treatment.
>
> This brief but fascinating video shows how one healthcare system in
> Romania decided to address that problem. They challenged Internet visitors
> to take an “open book“ medical residency exam, the exact exam their doctors
> have to take. Enjoy.
>
> https://youtu.be/lkgk9zGz5ro
>
> Best,
>
> Helene
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