Patient-generated data

        Alexandra Carmichael
   IFTF Health Horizons Conference
               July 2009
I track myself every day



• Chronic pain symptoms, supplements, mood, sex life
• Genetics research and bioinformatics ba...
Culture of participation


                            • Started with 3
                              conditions, now 300
...
What this means for
the future of health

       • Self-organized clinical trials -
         lithium trial
       • Social...
Find me online



    • alexandra@curetogether.com
    • curetogether.com/blog
    • @accarmichael on Twitter
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Presentation to IFTF Health Horizons Conference on patient-generated data and future trends, June 10, 2009, in San Jose, CA

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  1. 1. Patient-generated data Alexandra Carmichael IFTF Health Horizons Conference July 2009
  2. 2. I track myself every day • Chronic pain symptoms, supplements, mood, sex life • Genetics research and bioinformatics background • WebMD and DailyStrength, no patient data sites!
  3. 3. Culture of participation • Started with 3 conditions, now 300 Data growth 25% per month • 100+ measures tracked: calories to chronic pain • Medium-term: genomics, streaming biometrics
  4. 4. What this means for the future of health • Self-organized clinical trials - lithium trial • Social Data Network - private individual, open aggregate • Personalized medicine - which treatment will work for my symptoms?
  5. 5. Find me online • alexandra@curetogether.com • curetogether.com/blog • @accarmichael on Twitter
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