Crowdsourced Health

Unsatisfied with healthcare services, consumers turn to one another for help

Implications - Despite global health being better than ever, many consumers are increasingly dissatisfied with the quality of publicly available healthcare services and are subsequently turning to crowdsourced ways to stay in good health. An expansion of self-diagnosing online tools, the solutions speak to those without access to or the ability to pay for healthcare and decrease dependency on it to prevent overcrowding and exhaustion.
SCORE: 3.3
Untested Top 6 Examples: 4,879 Total Clicks Jun 13 - Jun 15
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Crowdfunded Medical Treatments - The Samahope Crowdfunding Platform Helps Raise Money for Doctors
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 1,991 Clicks Pub: Jan 29, 14
Crowdfunded Medical Treatments
The Samahope Crowdfunding Platform Helps Raise Money for Doctors
Samahope is a medical crowdfunding platform, which lets people make donations to doctors in Africa, South Asia and Latin America, so that they can in turn help their patients. The medical treatments... [More]
Emergency Room Trackers - This Tool Tells You Where You'll Receive Emergency Healthcare First
SCORE: 3.7
Mild 366 Clicks Pub: May 4, 15
Emergency Room Trackers
This Tool Tells You Where You'll Receive Emergency Healthcare First
If you are seeking emergency healthcare, the last thing you want to do is end up in an over-crowded emergency room with long wait times. This interactive map helps you figure out which hospital... [More]
Crowdsourced Medical Photo Apps - 'Figure 1' is an Instagram-Like Medical App for Doctors
SCORE: 2
Untested 1,221 Clicks Pub: Jun 14, 13
Crowdsourced Medical Photo Apps
'Figure 1' is an Instagram-Like Medical App for Doctors
‘Figure 1’ is a medical app for doctors that is comparable to Instagram. The app is designed to connect healthcare professionals and build an online library of medical images. It is easy... [More]
Online Flu Predictors - The Columbia University Influenza Forecast Could Be Broadcasted on TV
SCORE: 2.3
Untested 564 Clicks Pub: Jan 31, 14
Online Flu Predictors
The Columbia University Influenza Forecast Could Be Broadcasted on TV
Coming down with the flu isn’t simple caused by cold weather, it comes often comes down to the interactions people have with others throughout a given day; the Columbia University Influenza... [More]
Crowdsourced Health Sites - Crowdmed Diagnoses Medical Mysteries Using Professionals and the Public
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 580 Clicks Pub: Jun 11, 13
Crowdsourced Health Sites
Crowdmed Diagnoses Medical Mysteries Using Professionals and the Public
CrowdMed is an interesting new site that uses crowdsourcing to help diagnose mysterious illnesses. The company believes in using collective wisdom to help crack curious medical cases. CrowdMed... [More]
Crowdsourced Illness-Tracking Apps - This New Health App Tracks the Local Spread of Diseases
SCORE: 1.6
Untested 157 Clicks Pub: Jun 18, 15
Crowdsourced Illness-Tracking Apps
This New Health App Tracks the Local Spread of Diseases
‘HEALTHYDAY’ is a new health app that tracks the local spread of diseases in order to let you know if the people around you are getting sick. The app is designed by the McNeil Consumer... [More]