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SPM member Jeanne Pinder on TED home page

SPM member Jeanne Pinder on TED home page

The famous TED Talks site TED.com is the holy grail of many evangelists. Aside from the extraordinary visibility it gives your message, and aside from the validation of your message (the site’s tagline is “Ideas worth spreading”), it means...
Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

SPM members Casey Quinlan (yes, yours truly) and Jan Oldenburg were part of a trinity of folks debating the idea of paying people for the data they contribute to the digital economy, in healthcare and in all other sectors. Here’s the full version of the...
The who, what, when, where, and why of Cochrane

The who, what, when, where, and why of Cochrane

If you’ve been paying attention, you know that yours truly got the chance to attend the annual Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh in September this year, thanks to a travel stipend from SPM, a #PatientsIncluded bursary from Cochrane UK, the hosts of the 2018...

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