Tag: medical fundraising

Beyond Wearables: Health Tech Brings Focus Back to Patients

Perhaps because it’s back-to-school time, fall is full of events whose main focus is to improve the systems we live and work in. One of the biggest challenges we have been grappling with is healthcare. Instead of receiving the care they deserve, patients are mired in a mess of insurance claims and hospital bureaucracy, and … read more

In the World This Week: Crowdfunding Refugee Aid & Weight-Powered Lamps

The refugee crisis is in newspaper headlines all over the world – people are fleeing their war-torn homes, and governments have been slow to react. Tired of feeling powerless as the death toll rises and migrants are corralled in soccer stadiums, the crowd is acting. There are over 1,500 campaigns on Indiegogo to help refugees in … read more

Indiegogo Life Launches Medical Fundraising Page

Though the uninsured rate among US adults has dropped more than 4 percentage points since passage of the Affordable Care Act, there are still plenty of costs that patients and their communities face when pursuing health.  At our free site for personal fundraising, Indiegogo Life, medical fundraising is one of our most common categories. We … read more