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Open innovation is no longer a rallying cry in healthcare — it’s a movement
article Open Innovation

Innocentive was spun out of another trailblazer on the healthcare front, Eli Lilly & Co., back in 2001 by two of the pharma’s former executives. Now, Lilly has its own Open Innovation Drug...

Tonya Van Dijk Sep 03, 2012 03:15 am GMT2134 views
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Open innovation is no longer a rallying cry in healthcare — it’s a movement
Doctors Launch New Website To Improve Healthcare And Address Environmental Roots Of Disease
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The beta launch of HealthBegins.org marks a major step forward in bridging the worlds of medicine and public health by using crowdsourcing and behavioral economics. With a user-friendly and...

Harshida PatelOct 04, 2012 12:55 pm GMT1571 views
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Doctors Launch New Website To Improve Healthcare And Address Environmental Roots Of Disease
InCrowd Research Reveals Gap in Patient Engagement Activities Among Primary Care Physicians
document Distributed Knowledge

“Our goal with this initial research was to understand the current state of patient engagement within a physician specialty that typically sees a high volume of patients, like primary care...

Benjamin FosselNov 10, 2013 05:29 am GMT1963 views
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InCrowd Research Reveals Gap in Patient Engagement Activities Among Primary Care Physicians
InCrowd Finds Avoiding Tobacco Tops List for Preventing Heart Disease in Women
document Tools

The survey results were clear, over 66% of cardiologists identified avoiding tobacco as the most effective way to prevent heart disease in women. “We’re a company founded by women and we felt...

Benjamin FosselFeb 08, 2014 01:31 am GMT794 views
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InCrowd Finds Avoiding Tobacco Tops List for Preventing Heart Disease in Women
Interactive map helps patients find the fastest emergency healthcare
article Tools

Developed by journalism nonprofit ProPublica, the crowdsourcing tool simply asks for those who have had an accident or emergency to enter in their zip code or street name. Using a number of...

Rebecca GutierrezFeb 08, 2014 08:00 am GMT823 views
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Interactive map helps patients find the fastest emergency healthcare
Tech tools abound at new Mayo Clinic Mall of America location
document Open Innovation

Now that “Create Your Mayo Clinic Health Experience” has formally launched to the public, the initial task will be in communicating to the public what the store is all about. What appeared to be...

Rebecca GutierrezAug 12, 2011 10:43 am GMT1288 views
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Tech tools abound at new Mayo Clinic Mall of America location
Big Pharma Sees Promise in Incubators, Crowdsourcing
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Christopher Haskell, head of the U.S. Science Hub, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, said that he had to battle the corporate bureaucracy to get Bayer to agree to use crowdsourcing techniques to...

Claire MackayOct 02, 2012 11:47 am GMT3262 views
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Big Pharma Sees Promise in Incubators, Crowdsourcing
The Impact of the Crowdsourcing Revolution: A TEDx Talk
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing, if implemented wisely, can be beneficial to nearly every aspect of society, argue two Dutch authors in a recently released TEDx talk. On stage in Louvain LaNeuve, Belgium, Tim Meuleman and Robert van Meer discuss the potential for crowdsourcing in healthcare, business, law, employment and so on.

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Eric BlattbergJun 12, 2013 06:03 pm GMT6407 views
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WorldOne and Sermo Complete U.S. Integration, Paves Way for Global Expansion
document Distributed Knowledge

"We are extremely proud of the 200,000 member milestone, but it is just a starting point in cultivating this very special 'community with a purpose' dedicated to improving patient...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 05, 2013 11:58 am GMT2304 views
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WorldOne and Sermo Complete U.S. Integration, Paves Way for Global Expansion
InCrowd Further Expands International Reach and Adds Native Language Surveys for Pharmaceutical Market Intelligence
document Tools

“Our clients in the pharmaceutical industry need to quickly reach physicians in the EU and the rest of the world,” says Philip Moyer, Director of Crowd Operations at InCrowd. “The growth of our...

Pablo BracciniNov 20, 2013 11:53 am GMT1891 views
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InCrowd Further Expands International Reach and Adds Native Language Surveys for Pharmaceutical Market Intelligence
Mobile Apps, Healthcare and Crowdsourced Testing

Dieter Speidel and Mithun Sridharan of passbrains write in with this insightful guest post on how crowdsourced testing can help in the healthcare field.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMar 06, 2014 08:24 pm GMT6636 views
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Clinicate Launches Clinical Communication App for Healthcare
document Tools

Clinicate, a new clinical crowdsourcing platform designed to promote clinical education and awareness, launches in New York City at a major health technology conference. Clinicians can securely...

Adam FrazerJul 13, 2014 07:41 am GMT1267 views
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Clinicate Launches Clinical Communication App for Healthcare
ECRI Institute Creates Ebola Price Index for Personal Protective Equipment; Asks Hospitals to Engage in Crowdsourcing of Pricing Data
document Distributed Knowledge

Hospitals are encouraged to participate in ECRI Institute's crowdsourcing effort to create a robust, reliable, and free resource—a significant contribution to help keep prices in the...

Benjamin FosselNov 21, 2014 11:22 am GMT8737 views
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ECRI Institute Creates Ebola Price Index for Personal Protective Equipment; Asks Hospitals to Engage in Crowdsourcing of Pricing Data
Crowd Coffee: January 14
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this edition: crowdsourcing in healthcare; crowdsourced currency swaps; using Kickstarter as a marketing tool; the blog Uber and Lyft drivers love to read; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 14, 2015 03:16 pm GMT3052 views
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7 LinkedIn Tips for Promoting a Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfunding

Twitter and Facebook are the typical social networks that crowdfunders think about when raising money for their projects. In the following guest post, Keity Adrian discusses how LinkedIn can also be an effective tool in fundraising efforts.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 01, 2015 12:54 pm GMT2005 views
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medCrowd
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medCrowd is a problem-solving tool for professionals working in healthcare to solve the problems they face at work. They have used deep customer insight to deploy a state of the art online...

Fiona MaresSep 13, 2011 12:35 am GMT1141 views
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medCrowd
Crowdsourcing the Common Cold

With flu season in full swing many parts of the world, the folks at Sickweather hit on just the right time to launch their new website, which uses the crowdsourcing model to track the dreaded flu infection. The Sickweather team hopes that users will use this new software as a way to avoid catching flu this winter. We took a look at this new website to see what it’s all about.

Sickweather LLC, based in Baltimore, was co-founded and launched by three guys who grew up together in that area. They built the website as a way of getting a “perspective on when sickness bubbles up, where it travels and how it affects our lives.”

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Debbie ToddNov 21, 2011 09:50 pm GMT3683 views
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uTest Raises $17m in Series “D” Funding

uTest, the crowdsourcing software testing company announces today that it has just raised a massive $17 million of funding – one of the largest investments made in a company based on a crowdsourcing model. The Series D funding round was led by QuestMark Partners with full participation from all of uTest’s previous investors, including Scale Venture Partners, Longworth Venture Partners, Egan-Managed Capital and Mesco Ltd.

This latest round brings the company’s total funding to more than $37 million and uTest has seen its valuation more than double since its last round of funding in September of last year. Revenue has been increasing 250% year over year since 2008 and the customer base includes global brands such as Google, Microsoft, Groupon, AOL and the BBC as well as high-growth innovators like Trulia, Tapulous, Bump and Billguard.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 05, 2011 12:03 pm GMT5213 views
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A Prescription for Open Innovation in Drug Development

Last week Transparency Life Sciences launched as the world’s first drug development company that is based on Open Innovation. Crowdsourcing.org takes a look at Open Innovation in the scientific community to see how this could work in the world of medicine.

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Debbie ToddFeb 14, 2012 06:15 am GMT7696 views
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Crowdsourcing: Empowering Patients To Shape Your Marketing Campaigns
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing is a way to quickly obtain feedback and direction from relevant online audiences about your campaign/communications challenge—think of crowdsourcing as a cross between a focus group...

Benjamin FosselMay 04, 2012 07:47 am GMT1279 views
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Crowdsourcing: Empowering Patients To Shape Your Marketing Campaigns
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