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

HM Epstein hmepstein at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 12 22:44:35 UTC 2019


Thank you for joining in Traian Mihaescu:

We need your point-of-view. Is this really an issue for Romanian healthcare or is it just a clever advertising campaign? And if true then are people self-healing themselves to the emergency room?

Best,
Helene




       
Website Twitter LinkedIn​ Facebook

On Jul 12, 2019, at 2:24 PM, Traian Mihaescu <traian at mihaescu.eu> wrote:

However, at least in Romania, Google could be better than the state health system... Maybe (=to be sustained by data! study needed!) patients can have benefits consulting Google than the local health system...
Traian Mihaescu
Clinic of Pulmonary Diseases
Iasi, Romania
www.ispro.ro

> On 2019-07-12 18:04, Ed Hoffer 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)
>> 129 E. Harmony Road
>> West Grove, PA 19390
>> 610-869-4234
>>> 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
>>> LAMMICO
>>> CME/CNE Writer and Editor
>>> Risk Management Department
>>> kdavis at lammico.com
>>> (504) 841-2736 Phone
>>> (800) 452-2120 Ext 1736 Toll Free
>>> (504) 841-5312 Fax
>>> One Galleria Blvd., Suite 700
>>> Metairie, LA 70001
>>> www.lammico.com [1]
>>> FROM: HM Epstein [mailto:hmepstein at GMAIL.COM]
>>> SENT: Thursday, July 11, 2019 6:53 PM
>>> TO: IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
>>> SUBJECT: [IMPROVEDX] Internet's Residency Exam (Regina Maria
>>> Healthcare Network Case)
>>> WARNING!! THIS EMAIL IS FROM AN EXTERNAL SENDER! Do you trust this
>>> email? If you are unsure DO NOT click any links and NEVER input
>>> your username and password!!
>>> 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
>>> Website [2] Twitter [3]
>>> LinkedIn [4]
>>>>>> Facebook [5]
>>> -------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe from IMPROVEDX: click the following link:
> http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1
>>> or send email to:
>>> IMPROVEDX-SIGNOFF-REQUEST at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
>>> Moderator:David Meyers, Board Member, Society for Improving
>>> Diagnosis in Medicine
>>> To learn more about SIDM visit:
>>> http://www.improvediagnosis.org/Confidentiality Notice: The
>>> information contained in this e-mail (and/or the documents
>>> accompanying it) is private and confidential information belonging
>>> to the sender. The information is intended only for the use of the
>>> individual(s) identified above and others who have been
>>> specifically authorized to receive it. If you are not the intended
>>> recipient or believe that you have received this communication in
>>> error, do not print, copy, retransmit, disseminate, or otherwise
>>> use the information. If you have received the transmission in
>>> error, please alert the sender that you have received this email
>>> by reply e-mail and delete the copy you received. Thank you.
>>> __________________________________________________________________
>>> -------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe from IMPROVEDX: click the following link:
> http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1
>>> or send email to:
>>> IMPROVEDX-SIGNOFF-REQUEST at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
>>> Moderator:David Meyers, Board Member, Society for Improving
>>> Diagnosis in Medicine
>>> To learn more about SIDM visit:
>>> http://www.improvediagnosis.org/
>> -------------------------
>> To unsubscribe from IMPROVEDX: click the following link:
> http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1
>> or send email to:
>> IMPROVEDX-SIGNOFF-REQUEST at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
>> Moderator:David Meyers, Board Member, Society for Improving
>> Diagnosis in Medicine
>> To learn more about SIDM visit:
>> http://www.improvediagnosis.org/
> -------------------------
> To unsubscribe from IMPROVEDX: click the following link:
> http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1
> or send email to: IMPROVEDX-SIGNOFF-REQUEST at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
> Moderator:David Meyers, Board Member, Society for Improving Diagnosis
> in Medicine
> To learn more about SIDM visit:
> http://www.improvediagnosis.org/
> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://www.lammico.com/
> [2] http://hmepstein.com/
> [3] https://twitter.com/hmepstein
> [4] https://www.linkedin.com/in/helenekepstein/
> [5] https://www.facebook.com/HeleneEpsteinAuthor






Moderator: David Meyers, Board Member, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

To unsubscribe from the IMPROVEDX list, click the following link:<br>
<a href="http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1" target="_blank">http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1</a>
</p>






Moderator: David Meyers, Board Member, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine


HTML Version:
URL: <../attachments/20190712/6c672dc5/attachment.html>


More information about the Test mailing list