'Diagnosis' column that uses crowdsourcing leaps to Netflix
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'Diagnosis' column that uses crowdsourcing leaps to Netflix

This photo provided by Netflix shows Dr. Lisa Sanders examining a patient in a scene from the new Netflix series “Diagnosis,” which transports Sanders’ column from the pages of The New York Times to television. The show, which is available starting Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, harnesses the internet and social media to diagnose unusual cases. (Netflix via AP)

NEW YORK — The wisdom of crowds is a real thing for Dr. Lisa Sanders.

She’s the physician whose monthly “Diagnosis” column in The New York Times magazine inspired the hit Fox TV series “House.”

Sanders has dedicated her work to harnessing the internet and social media to diagnose unusual cases.

Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press

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