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January 2013

Why Are Patients and Social Media Especially Important In Healthcare?

By |January 2nd, 2013|ePatients, Events, Healthcare & Social Media, Innovator Physicians|

(A guest post by Denise Silber & Michael Seres, editing by Komal Garewal & Courtney Berkholtz) Social Media is contributing to the improvement of care in ways that were previously unexplored, by bringing together the numerous and geographically diverse stakeholders involved in healthcare. Social Media is bringing patients with similar issues together for mutual support. [...]

November 2012

Where The “Crazies” Are

By |November 16th, 2012|Entrepreneurship, ePatients, Funding, Projects, Startups|

(A guest post by Pat Mastors & edited by Jessica Mastors & Komal Garewal) Entrepreneurs in general are known to share five “C” traits: Commitment, Confidence, Creativity, Courage and Collaboration. But in medical entrepreneurship, the other “C” is for “Crazy”. There are so many disconnects, agendas, and bureaucracies in health care, you’d have to be [...]

October 2012

Patient Summit USA

By |October 17th, 2012|Corporate Innovation, ePatients, Events, Pharma|

The 9th annual Patient Summit USA (PACE) is here! This conference concentrates on the most important ingredient in healthcare — patients. It’s goal is to create a discussion around Patient Adherence & Communication Strategies, as outlined by patients themselves. Eyeforpharma (EFP) is creating a forum that empowers the development of practical and effective patient solutions. [...]

A Million Mothers: MedStartr’s First Campaign

By |October 1st, 2012|About MedStartr, ePatients, Global Health, Million Mothers, Uncategorized|

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, so we thought there wasn’t a better month to begin our “Million Mothers” campaign. All month long, we’ll be featuring and launching projects that protect the health of mothers and women around the world. Read about the three projects that inspired Our “Million Mothers” campaign (#MillionMothers): The First [...]

September 2012

No Slackers Among the Backers

By |September 21st, 2012|Corporate Innovation, Crowdfunding, ePatients, Healthcare & Social Media, Mentors, Top Backers|

You would not believe the incredible folks that back our projects.  It is a veritable Who’s Who in Healthcare Innovation and Patient Advocacy.  There are thousands of you now, but here is the list from Regina Holliday’s Walking Gallery MedStartr Project where she raised $10,948 from 90 Amazing men and women.  We are honored and [...]