Tag: New England Journal of Medicine

Community Care: Doctors and Patients Find Support in the Crowd

Slowly but surely, the medical profession is embracing crowdsourcing as a way to access larger quantities of information. Crowdsourcing medical contests have spurred on innovations in hard-to-treat diseases like ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Cancer clinicians and researchers have been developing Cancer Commons, a crowdsourced database of clinical observations and treatment outcomes available … Continued