The Symptom Checker adds yet another tool helping patients utilizing the InstantPHR platform to become more educated and advocate for better health outcomes.
Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) February 23, 2016
In a move to further enhance its InstantPHR® patient engagement platform, and better serve clients and their patients, Get Real Health has partnered with Isabel Healthcare to make the Isabel Symptom Checker available as an additional option for InstantPHR users.
“With the important information providers can obtain from their patients who use the Symptom Checker, they are able to make the best diagnosis and treatment decisions,” said Get Real Health President and Founding Partner Robin Wiener.
Isabel Healthcare strives to improve the speed and appropriateness of patient care globally by providing clinicians with practical diagnosis decision support solutions. To that end, the Isabel Symptom Checker is designed to empower patients by giving them access to potential diagnoses to research and discuss with their physician.
The Isabel Symptom Checker utilizes the most advanced search technology, allowing users to enter a list or pattern of symptoms and then receive possible diagnoses with links to relevant supporting data and resources. With Isabel’s unique approach to triage, the patient is also assisted with deciding on the most appropriate venue of care to seek.
Most importantly, because it can seamlessly integrate with InstantPHR, the Symptom Checker allows patients to securely share diagnosis search results with an authorized physician. This functionality gives clinicians another layer of supporting data — and an added level of confidence — whether they are treating a chronic condition or identifying a new ailment in an otherwise healthy individual.
“The Symptom Checker adds yet another tool helping patients utilizing the InstantPHR platform to become more educated and advocate for better health outcomes,” said Wiener. “Isabel Healthcare’s goals are in line with Get Real Health’s philosophy of collaborative health decision making. We are extremely proud to offer this application to our clients.”
About Get Real Health
Rockville, Maryland-based Get Real Health empowers patients and providers through a collaborative approach to healthcare. Our products unite the disconnected worlds of digital personal health and traditional medical records--regardless of source-- to create a comprehensive patient health profile. This innovative methodology helps large provider organizations, nonprofits and governments around the world meet a wide range of patient engagement needs. Get Real Health supports clients in the area of outcomes improvement, chronic disease management, population health management, patient activation, remote patient monitoring, Meaningful Use, and customer intelligence. Visit: http://www.getrealhealth.com or watch a two-minute video at http://vimeo.com/86727501 to learn more.
About Isabel Healthcare
Isabel Healthcare was established originally in 2000 as The Isabel Medical Charity to develop a computer-based diagnostic system covering children after the founder’s daughter, Isabel, suffered a nearly fatal misdiagnosis. It became a for profit company in 2004 in order to develop and market a system that would cover all age groups and all diseases. Today, the original founding charity remains one of the company’s largest shareholders. With the many changes in healthcare and technology that have taken place since 2000, the company decided in 2012 that the time had come to make a version of its system available to patients as a symptom checker.