PatientsLikeMe Pioneers Social Medicine
This article was originally published in Start Up
The social media site, now in its second decade, has over 350,000 users who report on more than 2,500 diseases. It has begun partnering with biopharma companies eager to engage with members and mine patient-reported data on diseases and outcomes.
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