Laguna Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 9, 2009
Six months after its public launch, VeoMed.com has emerged as a leading social media site for the medical community. VeoMed.com blends the best features of YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter into an integrated platform designed to facilitate better communication, collaboration, and information sharing around pertinent issues in medicine. More than 80 organizations have already created online communities on VeoMed.com, and tens of thousands of doctors, scientists, nurses, and other medical professionals have used the platform to engage in interactive learning, conversation, and networking. VeoMed.com is home to well-respected organizations such as the John Wayne Cancer Institute, the Columbia University Trauma and PTSD Program, the Albany Medical College Department of Emergency Medicine, and the University of Virginia Department of Pathology.
All of VeoMed.com's features are free to use for healthcare professionals, hospitals, universities, and anybody with the goal of advancing or learning about medicine. VeoMed.com users can upload and share rich-media content, dialogue, and receive a stream of updates from organizations and other users. Users are able to interact and share content publicly by creating an Open Access portal, or privately by creating a Private Access portal that is invitation only.
Thomas Chandy, VeoMed.com's co-founder, was inspired to create a place for the medical community to share information while developing medical software for Harvard Medical School. "After working on a project dealing with visual material related to heart scans, I realized that the medical community needed a centralized place to share and store information," explains Chandy. Two years after setting out to create that centralized place, Chandy and co-founder Aaron Krinsky are confident that VeoMed.com will advance the study of medicine and ultimately improve patient care.
VeoMed is a technology company dedicated to providing the medical community with social media solutions. VeoMed's social media platform powers VeoMed.com, a free resource for academic institutions, healthcare professionals, and medical organizations. VeoMed also licenses its platform for a fee to biotech, pharma, and medical device companies as well as other institutions interested in creating their own private online communities.