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August 2014

A Cure for Adoption Deficiency Syndrome

By |August 2nd, 2014|About MedStartr, Adoption, Challenges, Crowds that Care, Global Health, Healthcare, Innovation, Innovator Physicians, Open Innovation, Partnerships, Pharma, Pilot, Startups|

The medical community has long suffered from a disease we are naming Adoption Deficiency Syndrome, or ADS.  It is characterized by an unwillingness to try new things despite evidence of potential benefit.  This pathology is rooted in an excess of caution, which, like we see in auto-immune diseases, is often a matter of a good [...]

August 2013

We Have a Winner!

By |August 9th, 2013|Challenges, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Innovator Physicians, Open Innovation|

Originally published by Adam Wong / Management and Program Analyst, ONC on HealthIT.gov Drum roll please! The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the National Cancer Institute congratulates Dr. Michelle Longmire and the Medable.com  team for winning the Crowds Care for Cancer Challenge with their submission Together. The challenge asked app developers to create new tools to help survivors manage their [...]

June 2013

We need your help to reach 14 million Cancer Survivors

By |June 14th, 2013|Corporate Innovation, Crowdfunding, Crowds that Care, ePatients, Funding, Healthcare, Healthcare & Social Media, Manage Your Campaign, Projects, Use Social Media|

To make the best new apps for cancer care, we want to get feedback and insight from patients and doctors who want to give or get better cancer care. Makes sense right? Ask your customers what ideas and features they like best and you will get a better product. But how do we connect innovators [...]