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3 Ways Crowdsourcing is Innovating Health Care

Health care should be a pinnacle of innovation. A constantly improving juncture of best practices in care, research, and technological advancements. Unfortunately, too many patients’ health care appears stagnant. A lack of transparency coupled with ever-increasing costs for treatment in nations like the United States and a disconnected in knowledge base between patients and providers, have … Continued

HealthTap Raises $24 Million

It is a fortunate thing to have health insurance and to be able to go see a doctor when something goes wrong, but like so many first world problems, I am annoyed at numerous inefficiencies in the process. Or at least the lack of alternatives to the process. But, as of today, an alternative is … Continued

Crowdfunding and HealthCare Coverage

Having affordable and comprehensive healthcare is desirable, but not always possible. So when one of their employees was injured, the NYC bar, Employees Only, went to GoFundMe to drum up the scratch to pay for the man’s medical costs. The employee was Uros Miljkovic, a bartender who was struck in the face by cargo in … Continued