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Getting another doctor's view can dramatically change a treatment plan and even a diagnosis — research finds it happens in as many as 30 percent of cases.
Second opinion ... What's your inclination?
"As we discovered, getting another doctor's view can dramatically change a treatment plan and even a diagnosis — research finds it happens in as many as 30% of cases. In one particularly dramatic finding recently published in the journal Cancer, the recommendations for surgery changed for more than half of breast cancer patients who received a second opinion. In some cases, previously undiagnosed second tumors"
Think about the power of a hospial have a mobile app. A patients on their smartphone looks up another doctor in 2 seconds and makes schedules a visit. And the patients looks up their medical condition one of the top medical reference books like the Mayo Clinic.