Wednesday, February 18, 2009


Project launches beta technology platform for healthcare community

The Medpedia Project has publicly launched the beta version of a technology platform for the worldwide health community. The long-term project aims to create a new model for sharing and advancing knowledge about health through a free, easy-to-understand online technology platform. The Medpedia Platform includes three services: a collaborative knowledge base, a professional network and directory for health professionals and organizations, and communities of interest in which users can share information about conditions, treatments, lifestyle choices. This free resource is available today at Since the announcement of the project in July 2008, more than 110 organizations have contributed or pledged more than 7,000 pages of content to the knowledge base, and thousands of people have become a part of the community.

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