Rochester, NY, May 13, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Logical Images, a leader in visual diagnostic decision support, has partnered with ModernMedicine (www.ModernMedicine.com), a online information destination serving 250,000+ physicians and healthcare professionals, to help clinicians quickly access information and images for skin-related conditions. ModernMedicine has launched the Dermatology Diagnosis Counselor, powered by Logical Images’ professional decision support system, VisualDx, as a free resource located at www.modernmedicine.com/dermcounselor.
Clinicians can also subscribe to VisualDx (www.visualdx.com), the foundation of the Dermatology Diagnosis Counselor, to access more comprehensive visual information and clinical text, including over 18,000 additional images on over 1,000 visually presenting conditions, both common and rare, as well as diagnostic and treatment guidelines for health care professionals. VisualDx, a trusted clinical decision support system used by over 1,300 health care institutions and clinics, is a unique resource that allows the user to enter patient symptoms, signs, medical history, and more to build a patient-relevant visual differential diagnosis.
With 15% of all diagnoses being inaccurate, and 50% of all diseases having a visual pattern clue, there is a growing demand for accessible resources at the point of care like the Dermatology Diagnosis Counselor and VisualDx that help improve diagnostic accuracy and overall patient outcomes.
“We look forward to this partnership as a way to bring our content and images to an even greater number of clinicians.” said Rory Burrill, Product Manager for Logical Images, Inc.
“Modern Medicine is continually looking to deliver greater value and depth of information to our health care professional audience.” said Steven Merahn, MD, a former pediatrician and ModernMedicine’s Vice President and General Manager. “Accessibility to the Dermatology Diagnosis Counselor powered by the trusted professional decision support system, VisualDx, gives them a powerful resource to expand their knowledge and offer better care.”
To try the Dermatology Diagnosis Counselor visit www.modernmedicine.com/dermcounselor.
About Modern Medicine
ModernMedicine (www.ModernMedicine.com) is a web-based information destination for physicians,pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, providing content and tools in support of their efforts to optimize patient care, effect better practice management, and enhance their own professional development. ModernMedicine brings together a diverse portfolio of credible and trusted information resources (publishers and information services providers, professional associations and government) and a broad group of advisors, consultants and key opinion leaders into an easy-to-use environment for access and knowledge sharing by our community. ModernMedicine also provides opportunities to engage our healthcare professional audience to companies and organizations who share an interest in these audiences. ModernMedicine has over 250,000 registered healthcare professionals, including 98,000 physicians and averages over 1,000,000 page views a month by over 300,000 visitors, 45% of whom are physicians generating 70% of the page views. For information or press inquiries please visit www.modernmedicine.com/clientinfo or contact Daniel Timoney at 212-951-6683.
About Logical Images
Based in Rochester, NY, Logical Images develops visual health care tools to elevate diagnostic accuracy, enhance medical education, and heighten patient knowledge. Selected by Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2009, Logical Images is a company of digital imaging experts, leaders in computer-based design and knowledge management, skilled image archivists, and practicing physicians. The company’s products include VisualDx, a visual clinical decision support system for diagnostic accuracy, and Skinsight.com, an online consumer skin health and wellness resource. Logical Images has developed the most comprehensive digital medical image library including 60,000 images representing all ages and skin types. This extensive collection is the foundation for both the VisualDx professional tool and the Skinsight consumer tool – designed to speed disease recognition for faster, more accurate decision making and patient understanding. www.logicalimages.com