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E-HEALTH, SELF-MANAGEMENT MEASURE AGAINST (UNNECESSARY) MEDICATION

2019-02-28 - ICT and Health

It is a Wednesday morning when a couple enters my doctor's office. They are both in their late seventies, early eighties, and coming for the first time. Madam is the patient. We go through the history and the complaints for which it came: fatigue and general malaise. And then follows the medication list, 14 different pills. Most of this turns out to be unnecessary and can be phased out. Difficult? My experience is not with e-health and self-management.

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How symptom checks are made

2013-02-05 - Frank Bijvank

Our checks are built using the available medical data on symptoms, biological mechanisms and treatment. Just like in a regular doctor's consult, our checks ask you questions about your symptoms, phrased in normal language. Through the answers to these relevant questions the system guides you to the relevant information about your personal, specific symptoms, and giving you the same information a doctor would most likely give you.

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International Healthcare Information

2012-08-15 - Travis Dunn

Translating a website into multiple languages is hard work; doubly so with medical information where nuance makes all the difference in both technical precision and a reader's response to advice. But the results are well worth it!

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Better call the doctor...

2012-08-08 - Travis Dunn

Imagine this scenario: You've had a sore throat for five days now, and today you woke up with a fever as well. You, like everyone else, will probably go online to find out more about your symptoms before seeing a doctor. You end up on a consumer website, social networking site, or some other platform that is packed with a huge amount of information about diseases and treatments. But you, like the majority of people, will probably find little to no answer to your questions. Why is that?

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