Checking the Vital Signs of Symptom Checkers

Jose Santana by on Mar 23, 2017

12 billion Google searches a year are classified as symptom-related. People often rely on online tools, like WebMD and The Mayo Clinic for preliminary diagnoses. While all symptom checkers provide some sort of diagnosis, they vary dramatically in terms of intuitiveness, comprehensiveness and even overall purpose. In this white paper, we evaluate eight popular symptom checkers and analyze the variation in results.

This white paper includes:

  • Analysis of eight symptom-checker tools
  • Major factors that cause large variations in diagnostic results
  • Differences in the user experience offered by these tools
  • Detailed matrix to help you assess and analyze the variation in results

About The Author

Jose Santana

Jose is an Analyst for Healthcare Monitor at Corporate Insight. Read more