TITLE

Hobbled with Medical Bills, Americans Turn to Crowdfunding

AUTHOR(S)
Schepker, Kristen
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Holistic Primary Care;Fall2014, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of crowdfunding as a method to finance healthcare in the U.S. Topics mentioned include an overview of the crowdfunding mechanism which involves collecting small contributions from an online network, use of crowdfunding to raise funds to pay for medical treatments or procedures, and an overview of crowdfunding sites that focus on private health care and scientific research including Experiment and Consano.
ACCESSION #
97968606

 

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