CrowdMed Blog

Medical Detective Spotlight: GymnastDan

GymnastDan is one of those medical detectives that you hope all of your patients have the opportunity to work with. GymnastDan upholds CrowdMed’s ultimate goal of putting the patient first and understands the importance of providing support to patients throughout the diagnostic process. A third-year medical student, GymnastDan is training to become a trauma surgeon. […]

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Medical Detective Spotlight: Kwalk21

At CrowdMed, we pride ourselves on harnessing “The Wisdom of the Crowd” to solve complex medical cases and are therefore, only as effective as the talent of our Medical Detectives. To celebrate all those who contribute their time, effort and exceptional knowledge, we’d like to kick off the Medical Detective Spotlight series, which will profile one of our […]

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Diagnosis Spotlight: Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Diagnosis Spotlight: Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome February of 1996 was the beginning of the end for David Bowen and his family. When the 13-year-old began experiencing abdominal pain and vomiting, his mother Cathy drove him to the hospital. There, doctors diagnosed him with a perforation of the sigmoid colon with peritonitis. The surgeon performed a colostomy […]

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CrowdMed partners with Shire

I’m pleased to officially announce a partnership between CrowdMed and a leading global biotech focused on rare diseases and specialty conditions, Shire, who will soon be piloting access to our platform to its thousands of US employees and covered dependents. This marks the first time that a major self-insured employer has elected to offer CrowdMed […]

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CrowdMed partners with drchrono

We are delighted to announce a partnership and API integration with drchrono, an electronic medical records platform focusing on iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, and web. By combining our technologies, we are making crowdsourced medical suggestions easily accessible to doctors and patients across the US. Thanks to our new API integration with drchrono, our technology is […]

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Diagnosis Spotlight: Lipedema

Diagnosis Spotlight: Lipedema Imagine living with a disease that no one understands. Instructors do not teach it in medical school, and less than three percent of physicians are aware of it. It mimics obesity in the arms and legs, but creates pain, fatigue, easy bruising, swelling, and inflammation. It only gets worse over time, leading […]

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CrowdMed Patient ‘Hope’ featured on Reply All Podcast

It’s not everyday we get to listen to a CrowdMed patient success story, via podcast, moderated by a CrowdMed Medical Detective and Dr. Lisa Sanders, the real life Dr. House! We’re biased, of course, but we found the real life medical mystery and prognosis fascinating. Listen for yourself and let us know if you agree: https://soundcloud.com/replyall/42-blindspot […]

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