PatientsLikeMe the case for a data-centered patient community and how ALS patients use the community to inform treatment decisions and manage pulmonary health

@article{Frost2009PatientsLikeMeTC,
  title={PatientsLikeMe the case for a data-centered patient community and how ALS patients use the community to inform treatment decisions and manage pulmonary health},
  author={Jeana Frost and Michael Massagli},
  journal={Chronic Respiratory Disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={225 - 229}
}
What happens when patients go online to not only discuss health and daily living but to share detailed health data? PatientsLikeMe© is an online platform where patients with life-altering conditions share structured information about symptoms, treatments, and outcomes, view individual and aggregated reports of these data, and discuss health and garner support on forums and through private messages. In this case study, we describe the components of this platform and how people with Amyotrophic… 

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