Posts by Jessica Spiegel

Choosing the best specialist for your medical questions

Finding the right specialist requires technology and intelligent guidance from a trusted physician

By Jessica Spiegel | June 29, 2017

Most people struggle to find the right specialists to address their medical questions. Many rely on referrals from friends, while others use internet searches to find a doctor within a 10-mile radius. Unfortunately, this can lead to frustration and limited choices.
Recent technical advances in secure communication and data structuring and analysis have created an opportunity […]

When confronted with a new diagnosis, managing an ongoing health issue, or contemplating surgery, today’s healthcare system makes it difficult to feel confident in your next steps. Finding the right specialist is especially hard. Once you do, preparing for the consultation will make the difference between a session that yields a confident next step, and […]

How should I help my father with his prostate cancer diagnosis?

Summus case study: Supporting a parent in weighing treatment options

By Jessica Spiegel | June 15, 2017

Summus provides access, within days, to leading physicians to address questions across all specialties and medical conditions. This case study provides a roadmap for leveraging specialist expertise by walking through how Michael and his father leveraged the Summus network to help them decide on the best treatment plan for his father’s prostate cancer.
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“My dad […]

Fertility options after an ectopic pregnancy

Summus case study: Supporting couples in starting a family

By Jessica Spiegel | June 8, 2017

Summus provides access, within days, to leading physicians who provide expert guidance so you can make informed medical decisions quickly. This case study provides a roadmap for leveraging specialist expertise when a couple is struggling with fertility. Learn how Edward, a Summus member, and his wife, Amanda, researched fertility options within days, rather than wait […]

Should Your Child Get the Meningitis B Vaccine?

Summus case study: Healthcare decisions for your children

By Jessica Spiegel | May 25, 2017

Summus provides access, within days, to leading physicians on questions across the spectrum of care. This case study provides a roadmap for leveraging specialist expertise by walking through how David, a Summus member, and his daughter leveraged the Summus network to help them better understand the risks and benefits of the Meningitis B vaccine.
Question: Is […]

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