Medical Crowdsourcing: Improve Healthcare, Save Someone’s Life

19 Mar

Do you know where the nearest gas station is? The nearest ATM? Of course you do. But how about the nearest defibrillator? Listen to this TED talk, and crowdsource lifesaving.

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Crowdsourcing can be used for a number of things – but did you ever think it could be used to save a life? At TEDxMaastricht, Lucien Engelen talked about crowdsourcing and shared some examples of how crowdsourcing is being used to save lives. From mapping out defibrillator locations to listening to patients, there are a number of opportunities for crowdsourcing in the healthcare field.

This talk raises some very important points and is definitely worth taking a few minutes to watch. Please check it out:

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