UIE Web App Master’s Tour – Seattle, Washington – May 24, 2011
8 in 10 internet users have looked online for health information
patientslikeme helps patients track chronic conditions and learn from the experience from other people who are experiencing the same symptoms, medications and conditions
People share stories as part of a typical conversation. PatientsLikeMe tracks all data about members by translating stories into data.
Given my status, what is the best outcome I can hope to achieve and how do I get there? – establish a baseline for member engagement
Make it easy for people to create data
If you’re asking people to invest time and energy to give you the data, let them know how it will benefit them.
Don’t be afraid to experiment.
Make forms easy
Start with questions that are easy to answer and don’t use jargon…