crowdmed

NOW YOU CAN CROWDSOURCE YOUR HEALTH CARE

Online site puts you under watchful eye of strangers

Would you trust a group of anonymous strangers on the Internet to accurately diagnose your medical problems?

That question confronts every American who visits the website CrowdMed.

Launched in April 2013, CrowdMed attempts to help patients find solutions to perplexing medical problems by gathering insights from a large online community of…

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Groups of people are much smarter than individuals
—   #TEDMED2014 speaker @JaredHeyman, founder of CrowdMed, was inspired to create CrowdMed after experiencing the stress of seeing his younger sister endure a serious medical mystery that spanned more than three years. Through a savvy combination of prediction market technologies and crowdsourcing, CrowdMed expedites this process by providing patients and doctors a forum in which they can aggregate their knowledge, share diagnoses and suggest solutions.