project . 2018 - 2021 . Closed

Symptoma

Symptoma, Better Diagnosis for Patients with Rare and Complex Diseases
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 830017 Call for proposal: H2020-SMEInst-2018-2020-2
  • Funded under: H2020 | SME-2 Overall Budget: 2,282,000 EURFunder Contribution: 1,597,400 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Sep 2018
    End Date
    28 Feb 2021
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
OUR MISSION is to save 1.5 million lives globally each year by delivering the right diagnosis. SOCIETAL PROBLEM: To err is human. But in medicine, errors cost lives. "The delivery of health care has proceeded for decades with a blind spot: Diagnostic errors - inaccurate or delayed diagnoses - persist throughout all settings of care and continue to harm an unacceptable number of patients." - Institute of Medicine. Studies have shown a devastating rate of misdiagnoses ranging from 10 to 40%. Diagnostic errors cause 10% of patient deaths. +20k diseases cognitively overwhelm doctors. Only 3% of doctors are satisfied with existing research tools. Misdiagnoses account...
Description
OUR MISSION is to save 1.5 million lives globally each year by delivering the right diagnosis. SOCIETAL PROBLEM: To err is human. But in medicine, errors cost lives. "The delivery of health care has proceeded for decades with a blind spot: Diagnostic errors - inaccurate or delayed diagnoses - persist throughout all settings of care and continue to harm an unacceptable number of patients." - Institute of Medicine. Studies have shown a devastating rate of misdiagnoses ranging from 10 to 40%. Diagnostic errors cause 10% of patient deaths. +20k diseases cognitively overwhelm doctors. Only 3% of doctors are satisfied with existing research tools. Misdiagnoses account...
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