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Beyond Dr. Google: the evidence on consumer-facing digital tools for diagnosis.

Millenson ML, Baldwin JL, Zipperer L, et al. Beyond Dr. Google: the evidence on consumer-facing digital tools for diagnosis. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5(3):95-105. doi:10.1515/dx-2018-0009.

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August 22, 2018
Millenson ML, Baldwin JL, Zipperer L, et al. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5(3):95-105.

Recently, several mobile health care applications have been developed and marketed directly to nonclinician consumers. Researchers reviewed the literature regarding direct-to-consumer diagnostic applications. They found wide variation in the safety of these applications and suggest that further research is needed to thoroughly assess their effectiveness.

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Millenson ML, Baldwin JL, Zipperer L, et al. Beyond Dr. Google: the evidence on consumer-facing digital tools for diagnosis. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5(3):95-105. doi:10.1515/dx-2018-0009.