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'Instagram for doctors' to be launched in Europe

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Posted in Medicine on 20th Oct, 2014 11:07 PM by AlexMuller

The app was designed to enable doctors to share pictures of their patients, both with each other and with medical students. So far, more than 150,000 doctors have uploaded case photos with the patient's identity obscured. However, some experts have expressed concern about patient confidentiality.

 
Patients' faces are automatically obscured by the app but users must manually block identifying marks like tattoos. Each photo is reviewed by moderators before it is added to the database. Founder Dr Josh Landy told the BBC that the Figure 1 service did not access any patient records. "We do not possess any personal medical data at all. The best way to keep a secret is not to have it. We are not an organisation that delivers healthcare," he told the BBC.

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Author: Guest
Posted: 2014-10-21
+2
Having access to as many cases that illustrate a particular disease or condition is going to have a big positive effect and will improve healthcare. This app also seems to help protect patient's identity Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2014-10-21
+1
Everything is there for educational purposes. It's a transparent view into a world you rarely get to see. The app is already available in North America, the UK and Ireland.
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Author: Guest
Posted: 2014-10-21
+1
What this app does is provide the opportunity to contribute any case no matter how classic or unusual. It is all image-based and totally crowdsourced- people think this is useful and should be Reply
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Author: Guest
Posted: 2016-05-07
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That's a cunning answer to a chneglaling question Reply


 

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