Crowd Wisdom for Diagnosis?

Bradford Winters bwinters at JHMI.EDU
Wed Jul 17 01:26:51 UTC 2013


The voting part sounds like part prediction market.

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On Jul 16, 2013, at 2:42 PM, "Bill Thatcher" <BillThatcher at MINDSPRING.COM<mailto:BillThatcher at MINDSPRING.COM>> wrote:

Yesterday I posted a short piece from Mark Graber, MD about an intriguing new website:

CrowdMed.com <http://www.crowdmed.com/> is a new online startup that uses the 'wisdom of the crowd' to suggest the correct diagnosis for patients with unresolved symptoms. The project is the brainchild of Jared Heyman, an internet-entrepreneur, who thought of the idea after his sister suffered through an undiagnosed illness for over three years. Cases are submitted by patients for a small fee, and anyone can register as an "MD" (medical detective - cute, eh? No license required) to suggest a diagnosis or vote on the suggestions already made.

You can read the rest of the post from Mark Graber here:

http://improvediagnosis.site-ym.com/blogpost/950784/Latest-News

Bill Thatcher

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