The advancement and popularity of patient communities online is an international phenomenon. This panel examines communities in different cultures, languages and context, and shows what impact they have on care delivery in different countries-and what the internationalization of information means … Continued
The Data Drives Decision was moderated by Indu, with panel speakers such as Jamie Heywood (Co-Founder and Chairman, PatientsLikeMe), David Hale (Project Manager, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health), Hugo Stephenson (Chief Executive Officer and Founder, iGuard), Mark Walinske (Chief Executive Officer, … Continued
Ben Heywood, CEO, PatientsLikeMe | America Ben founded PatientslikeMe with brother Jamie and friend Jeff Cole, when his brother Stephen was suffering from ALS. The family’s remarkable story was captured in the documentary So Much So Fast. PatientslikeMe has since … Continued
Jamie Heywood, Co-Founder & Chairman, PatientsLikeMe Jamie Heywood, the Co-Founder and Chairman of PatientsLikeMe, shares how patient data collection, analysis and presentation have brought together 45,000 users who are tracking and sharing information about 19 conditions in a radically open way.
The Next Generation of Communities Online social networks in health are changing rapidly. Less than five years ago the transformation from simple bulletin boards and listservs was just underway. Now online communities are becoming robust tracking tools for longitudinal data … Continued