Hints and tips for crowdsourcing: A handbook from PriceCheck

Filed Under: Costs, Patients

Summary: We are often invited to share our expertise in crowdsourcing, as I did as a co-author of a recent “How-To Guide to Crowdsourcing” for the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University. While there is, strictly speaking, no rulebook for how to do this, there is an evolving community of practice and some […]

Our ‘Guide to Crowdsourcing’ for Tow Center at Columbia University

Filed Under: Costs, Patients

Summary: Crowdsourcing is a growing practice in journalism, one of the conclusions we drew in our recent “How-To Guide to Crowdsourcing” for the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of the Tow  Center’s ongoing research on the cutting edge of […]

Join us at PriceCheck, our health cost crowdsourcing project

Join us at PriceCheck, our health cost crowdsourcing project

Summary: KQED, Southern California Public Radio and ClearHealthCosts.com  invite California residents to share the cost of medical procedures through Price Check, a groundbreaking crowdsourced database of health care prices, which was launched today. California is one of the largest health care markets in the world and Price Check, which will be a community-created database of […]

We won! We’re going to crowdsource prices with two California partners, via a Knight Foundation grant

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We won! We’re going to crowdsource prices with two California partners, via a Knight Foundation grant

Summary: We are thrilled to announce that we are joining KQED in San Francisco and KPCC/Southern California Public Radio in Los Angeles in a project to crowdsource health-care prices in California, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation via its Prototype Fund. The plan is to leverage the power of the three […]