Medpedia: Reliable Crowdsourcing of Health and Medical Information

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.

http://ow.ly/58egl by Walter Jessen

“The Medpedia Project http://www.medpedia.com/ is a long-term, worldwide initiative to develop an online collaborative source of health and medical information for medical professionals and the general public. A joint effort with Harvard Medical School, Stanford School of Medicine, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of Michigan Medical School and other global health organizations, the intent of Medpedia is to be a repository of up-to-date unbiased medical information, contributed and maintained by health experts around the world and freely available to the general public. Unlike Wikipedia, which allows anyone to modify pages, Medpedia content creators and editors are required to have an M.D., D.O. or Ph.D. in a biomedical field; each contributor has an author page detailing their qualifications and background.” [@HighlightHEALTH]

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