Tag Archives: Communities

Crowdsourced Science

by Russ Ward (@russcward) Can science becrowdsourced? Can medicine take advantage of the knowledge of the masses to leapfrog to advances? Can we use social media tools to cure disease? These are...
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Year In Review: Charity Tilleman-Dick at ePatient Connections

We had to include this powerful interview in our Year In Review. From E-Patient Connections 2011, renowned Soprano, Charity Tilleman-Dick shares her inspiring story with Pixels and Pills. If...
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Spotlight: Doing Social Right

by Briana Campbell (@MsMatchGirl) Weve spent a lot of this year (and last) talking about how pharma is running scared of social media. And weve spent some time telling them to just suck it up and...
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MS Lifelines Launches Words 4 MS

Here on Pixels & Pills, we spend a lot of time talking about the e-patient. About how technology has helped patients become more involved in their own recovery, about how advances in social...
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Getting Healthy Through Gaming

by Briana Campbell (@MsMatchGirl) Heres the question: How do we help people get healthy and stay healthy? With all the information thats available, youd think it would be a no brainer, right?...
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Sophies Choice: Life or Privacy?

by Sven Larsen Are you ready to make a life-or-death decision? Most decisions arent as dramatic as the one the main character faces in the movie Sophies Choice - deciding which of her children...
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Amit Gupta Is Dying | Can The Social Web Save Him?

by Briana Campbell (@MsMatchGirl) Amit Gupta is dying. And the tech world is rallying to help. This makes sense, right, hes a tech guy, protégé of Seth Godin, and founder of PhotoJoJo, and his...
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Jeanne Barrett on the founding of Cysticfibrosis.com

Started in 1996, Cysticfibrosis.com connects a large audience who can't come together in real life. Here she talks with Pixels & Pills host Alice An, at Digital Pharma East 2011, about the...
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Dr. Kent Bottles at SXSH

Dr. Kent Bottles explains how patients and caregivers can use social media to connect and organize on a grassroots level at...
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Ed Bennett at SXSH

Ed Bennett, Manager of Web Services at the University of Maryland Medical Center talks at Social Media for Social Health about how hospitals are using social media to monitor patient wellness,...
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Our ePatCon Tweetup – In Pictures

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See You At Digital Pharma East 2011

It's the time of year when we spend a lot of time at conferences. And we hope you enjoy our coverage. We're pleased to announce that we'll be back in Philly, October 17 through 20, for the 5th...
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