Clarifying a medical diagnosis can feel like a Herculean task! From consulting with multiple specialists to narrating the medical “history” over and over, it can be exhausting to so many patients.
The passage of time (often years) and misunderstood barriers inherent in the electronic health record certainly do not make this process easier.
All these issues can hamper quality and timely medical care.
Dr. Baumgaertel discusses the many complexities in finding a diagnosis, navigating the EHR (electronic health record), and some of the challenges that arise with coordination between multiple medical team members. She shares five patient stories that demonstrate different situations and how her services provide guidance and reassurance.
Oh, and don’t even get her started on Dr. Google!