Category: Social Media and Healthcare

Introducing ZipTrials.us – The Leading Site for Clinical Trial Registration and Medical Research News

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with ZipTrials!  They provide a wonderful resource for patients looking to enroll in a clinical trial, along with excellent blog posts and news updates on all things healthcare.  For more information visit www.ziptrials.us ZipTrials is very excited to be partnering up with NeedyMeds.org! A unique clinical trial registration site, ZipTrials makes it easy to enroll in medical research studies. In fact, it only takes three clicks. Showcasing a diverse offering of available clinical trials, ZipTrials features easy-to-use functionality and 24/7 availability. Not only is the registration process seamless, it’s also 100 percent […]

Introducing HEALfundr

Crowdfunding Your Power To Heal “Crowdfunding” is a buzzword that hasn’t quite made it to everyone’s ears yet. It refers to the practice of collecting donations from a group or “crowd” to raise money through small donations towards a single goal. The platform has existed for longer than most would think—19th century literary works were published in a similar way, local or noteworthy patrons giving commissions to an author for a future copy of their work. The Internet has revolutionized the reach of crowdfunding. Kickstarter is the name most commonly associated with crowdfunding, helping fund creative projects with backers usually […]

NeedyMeds and #GivingTuesday

NeedyMeds is proud to be participating in #GivingTuesday.  #GivingTuesday is a first of its kind effort to transform how people participate in the giving season. Similar to how Black Friday and more recently Cyber Monday have become synonymous with holiday shopping, #GivingTuesday aims to make the Tuesday after Thanksgiving a National Day of Giving. In 2012 over 2,500 organizations partnered with #GivingTuesday and raised over $10 Million in online donations in a single day. History of GivingTuesday New York’s 92nd Street Y was the catalyst and incubator for #GivingTuesday, bringing the expertise of 139 years of community-management to the project […]

Helpful Online Resources II

This week we are taking another look at online resources that the staff at NeedyMeds think our readers will find helpful. These are some great organizations doing great work, and we think they deserve to be highlighted. If you missed the first installment you can read it here.   Men’s Health Network – The Men’s Health Network is a non-profit organization with the goal of educating men on their health risks – and what they can do to live a longer healthier life. Their website has lots of information. Their blog, “Talking about men’s health,” is updated almost daily with […]

Helpful Online Resources

For today’s blog post we would like to share with our readers some fantastic online healthcare resources. There are many websites out there dedicated to healthcare, some great and some not-so-great. Here are four resources that the staff at NeedyMeds think you will find helpful.   Together Rx Access – Together Rx Access provides a number of different resources for patients and healthcare professionals alike. They have partnered with a number of the nation’s leading pharmaceutical companies to offer a free drug discount card program for those without prescription drug coverage. Furthermore, their website has extensive articles on the Affordable […]

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Welcome to the NeedyMeds Voice! We look forward to presenting you with timely, provocative pieces on healthcare reform, patient advocacy, medication and healthcare access, and other health-related news. Our goals are to educate, enlighten, and elucidate; together, we will try to make sense of the myriad and ongoing healthcare-related changes in the U.S. today.