sábado, 22 de octubre de 2016

Comparison of physician and computer diagnostic accuracy. | AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Comparison of physician and computer diagnostic accuracy. | AHRQ Patient Safety Network

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  • Published October 2016

Comparison of physician and computer diagnostic accuracy.



    Information technology approaches have been advocated as a means of preventing diagnostic error. This study compared the diagnostic accuracy of computerized symptom checkers(software programs that use diagnostic algorithms based on patients' self-reported symptoms to suggest diagnoses) with that of practicing physicians. Physicians consistently arrived at more accurate diagnoses across a variety of simulated cases.














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