May 21, 2014
Crowdsourcing diagnosis platform CrowdMed raised $2.4 million from actor Patrick Dempsey, NEA, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, SV Angel, Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator. Grey's Anatomy actor Dempsey will also help to expand the company's platform by developing new partnerships with insurance companies so that patients are incentivized to use the platform.
This recent funding is a...
April 25, 2013
Upon reading the story in MobiHealthNews this week about CrowdMed, the startup that relies on crowdsourcing to suggest possible diagnoses to patients with rare or mysterious conditions, I had two thoughts: clinical decision support and Dr. Gregory House.
Dr. House, the fictional diagnostic genius from the dearly departed Fox show, "House M.D.," crowdsourced medical decision-making to his team of...