Thursday, February 28, 2013
Revolutionizing Disease Treatment, Research
Via a social network. Noted in the CACM: Relates to some of my own writings on health care networks, " ... The social network PatientsLikeMe plans to build an open science platform that would aid users in measuring the progression of their diseases and sharing the data with medical researchers. Designed for people suffering from chronic diseases, PatientsLikeMe has about 200,000 members, and they use the service to create and share their medical records, often using standardized questionnaires or tests they conducted themselves. ... "