“That’s why we built PatientsLikeMe, to lower the cost of discovering new treatments and to measure and understand disease. Together, this community can help reduce the time to determine what works.”
While attending the 2012 INSEAD Healthcare Alumni Summit in London last fall, PatientsLikeMe Co-Founder and Chairman Jamie Heywood sat down with INSEAD Knowledge’s Editor-in-Chief Shellie Karabell to discuss PatientsLikeMe’s model and mission. What role does Jamie see PatientsLikeMe playing in the healthcare system? Why does he feel we are a social networking site only in the secondary sense? How does privacy factor in to how we collect and share data? Find out that and much more in this insightful interview and accompanying article.