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Sophisticated Digital Aids Could Help Determine What Ails You

scientific_american_logo_small.jpgScientific American looks at point-of-care technology helping doctors and other healthcare professionals quickly and accurately diagnose patients. Here are a couple excerpts where VisualDx was mentioned:

"A growing number of medical schools, teaching hospitals, and other care centers are also paying for computer-based assistance such as ... VisualDx. Right now, VisualDx, the most popular diagnostic support system, is licensed at more than 1,600 hospitals and clinics across the U.S., according to its manufacturer."

"The clinical decision-support systems have changed, too. They have become much faster and often link directly to the studies from which they draw, allowing clinicians to quickly assess evidence and learn more about the potential diagnosis. VisualDx, for that matter, highlights its "visual" aspect - it includes diagrams of what body parts may be affected and pictures of maladies for easier comparison."

Read the full article by Dina Fine Maron here and look for it in Scientific American's August 2017 issue.

About VisualDx

VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system that has become the standard electronic resource at more than half of U.S. medical schools and more than 1,500 hospitals and institutions nationwide.  VisualDx combines clinical search with the world's best medical image library, plus medical knowledge from experts to help with diagnosis, treatment, self-education, and patient communication. Expanding to provide diagnostic decision support across General Medicine, the new VisualDx brings increased speed and accuracy to the art of diagnosis. Learn more at www.visualdx.com.

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