Check out the October issue of WIRED magazine! PatientsLikeMe makes “The Smart List: 12 Shocking Ideas That Will Change the World.” In an interview with Brendan Koerner (“Forget Medical Privacy“), Co-founder Jamie Heywood talks about how “the lack of openness [in medicine] is making us sicker” and how sharing individual health data can benefit you. What do you think?
Earlier this month, Jamie also gave a rapid fire presentation on the future of medicine at the 2009 Gov 2.0 Summit. He addresses how we can better answer this question for patients: “Given my status, what is the best outcome I can achieve and how do I get there?” Here’s how (with openness leading the way):