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Jared Heyman, CrowdMed founder and CEO

Solving Your Medical Mysteries Online, with Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing as a Medical Tool: Interview with CrowdMed CEO Jared Heyman. CrowdMed is an online medical crowdsourcing platform where people submit medical cases with information about symptoms, medical history, family history, and other pertinent data. Subsequently, the community of “medical detectives” suggests diagnoses and places point bets on the outcomes they think are most likely. CrowdMed’s […]

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Top 5 Ways Crowdsourcing Can Improve Health and Medical Diagnosis

1. Crowdsourcing can help solve even the most difficult medical cases. Not even the famous (and fictional) Dr. House M.D. can know everything about every one of the more than 13,000 known medical conditions, diseases and disorders. At the same time, public web forums can turn even the most rational person into a total hypochondriac. […]

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Patrick Dempsey and CrowdMed Founder Jared Heyman

Patrick ‘McDreamy’ Dempsey Invests in CrowdMed

Actor Announces Investment in Crowdsourced Medical Diagnosis Platform. Almost one in 10 Americans – and 350 million people globally – are affected by the approximately 7,000 different types of rare or difficult-to-diagnose medical conditions. With this investment, Dempsey is working with CrowdMed to help expand the platform and give an additional resource to those facing […]

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Using Crowd Wisdom to Significantly Cut Healthcare Costs

Healthcare is costly, but it’s no easy task trying to reduce costs without compromising care. One answer might be found in the wisdom of the crowd, or in crowdsourced medical diagnosis which is already helping doctors, patients and healthcare providers more quickly identify many conditions that would otherwise take months or years to figure out.

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The Top 20 Most Common Uncommon Medical Diagnoses

CrowdMed helps people get answers to medical symptoms that have eluded diagnosis for months or even years. We recently gathered a list of the medical conditions, diseases and genetic disorders most frequently suggested by our global network of crowdsourced “Medical Detectives” – experts in medicine, science, healthcare, education and research who review patient cases submitted […]

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