Use Doctor Finder To Prescreen Your Doctor

If you’re like most people, you pick a new doctor by going through an approved list provided by your insurer and selecting someone nearby. Doctor Finder from insiderpages.com hopes to make the process less random by providing reviews for doctors and dentists. You can search by zip code, then narrow down results by your insurer, distance, gender, specialty, language, and experience.

Wired notes that the site has ratings on 900,000 doctors thanks to a partnership with a survey company called HealthGrades. It’s also rapidly increasing the number of written reviews by using a novel school fundraiser program that pays parents to review local doctors. So far there are written reviews on about 300,000 doctors.

“New Service Lets You Check Out Your Doctor Online, Before You Get Checkup” [Wired]