July 3, 2013
CureLauncher Clinical Trial Matching Service Teams With Treatment Diaries
Partnering with CureLauncher compliments the mission of TreatmentDiaries, said Amy Ohm, founder and CEO. We work to connect people to support them through the treatment experience, and CureLauncher helps find people new treatments matching their unique goals and conditions. It is this personalized support from each of our organizations that empowers people.
May 23, 2013
Social Networks Improve the Patient Experience and Improve Adherence
Published on eyeforpharma.com, a hub for senior-level pharma executives, patient advocacy groups and other health experts to exchange ideas and stay up to date with shifting trends and practices within the pharmaceutical industry. This article is about the impact Treatment Diaries is having on patients and the benefits associated with being social to improve treatment adherence.
HealthSparx Interviews Treatment Diaries Founder Amy Ohm
HealthSparx features the brightest entrepreneurs and innovations from the health and technology arena. They interviewed our founder and CEO – Amy Ohm about TreatmentDiaries. Catch the interview here…
February 12, 2013
TreatmentDiaries.com recognized by eHealth Initiatives in Washington, DC.
The eHealth Initiative (eHI) located in Washington DC has unveiled its first-ever Health IT Cancer Resources Guide, a comprehensive overview of the digital tools and technologies available today that help patients and their families, caregivers and support networks understand, treat and cope with cancer. TreatmentDiaries.com was chosen as a top 10 social resource to help patients track treatment, exercise, medications, and other important information while privately connecting to those who share their experience. TreatmentDiaries.com is the only resource on the list extending complete anonymity, making social a private experience.
November 18, 2012
WJLA Channel 7 and Alison Starling interviews Treatment Diaries CEO
WJLA Channel 7 and Alison Starling interviews Treatment Diaries CEO, Amy Ohm for the Working Women Segment spotlighting women in the DC area making a difference with their work.
October 30, 2012
Social Can Be Private
EyeForPharma.com believes that the ultimate driver for the pharmaceutical industry’s health is meeting the needs of patients, like us, for affordable and accessible healthcare. EyeForPharma wanted to hear from the patients of TreatmentDiaries.com and here is what we shared - Living with an illness does not have to be isolating and being social does not have to mean being known. Patients are empowered by their ability to share and be heard. Connections empower them to be healthy!.
October 27, 2012
Patients Worldwide Turn to an Online Social Network for Support
While the Internet is currently filled with health facts accessible through Google, patients often find it overwhelming in searching for the things that matter most for a personal health journey. Many say they'd rather speak with someone who's been in their shoes. Amy Ohm says, “while doctors can offer tips, compassion can only be found in the patients themselves.
Having that constant connection to those who can relate and provide encouragement whenever they need it 24/7 has been a lifesaver for a lot of people," adds Ohm.
October 27, 2012
Your Health and Social Media
Together with WegoHealth, TreatmentDiaries hosted a panel discussion and #HAChat with actual patients. These patients shared their experience with illness and the use of social media as a way to advocate feel connected, receive daily encouragement and find insight into treatment approaches.
October 16, 2012
GetWellNetwork and Treatment Diaries, Leaders in Patient Engagement Technology, Team to Further Empower Those Affected by Illness
BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - GetWellNetwork, Inc®., provider of the industry's leading interactive patient care (IPC) solution, announced that it is teaming with Treatment Diaries™, a leading social network for those living with illness or caring for someone with a medical condition, to provide additional resources for patients to remain engaged in their well-being during and after they leave the hospital.
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October 12, 2012
Treatment Diaries CEO and Co-Founder, Amy Ohm has been nominated for a 2012 WEGO Health Activist Award
The Health Activist Awards recognize leaders in the online health community who make a difference in the lives of patients (and loved ones) everywhere. WEGO Health is a different kind of social network, built from the ground up for the community leaders, bloggers and tweeters who are actively involved in health online. WEGO Health is a platform for committed health advocates to foster new relationships, gain access to helpful resources, and to grow their communities.
September 10, 2012
Treatment Diaries welcomes new Board Member - Dr. Luke Nordquist
Dr. Nordquist is the CEO and Founder of the Urology Cancer Center and GU Research Network www.gucancer.com. He is also the host of the CancerOpinions.com Radio Show 1110KFAB. In addition, Dr. Nordquist is a recognized expert with ASCO, a core member of CALBG and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center trained. We are delighted to have his thought leadership and perspective on best serving the patient and their families through the connections we are generating for them on Treatment Diaries, along with the strategic relationships in the pharmaceutical marketplace. We will also be working closely with Dr. Nordquist to develop physician related applications leveraging the data within the 63,000+ patient diaries to support market demand and opportunity around the e.patient and Health 2.0.
August 29th, 2012
e.Caring Recognizes Treatment Diaries as one of the Best Platforms to “ Write Your Way to Wellness” for Blog Creators and Caregivers
As a family caregiver, how many times have you felt like you’re just floating in space? It can be a lonely journey – but it definitely doesn’t have to be. The Internet is a powerful venue where you can find support and a growing community of caregiving peers.
August 27th, 2012
The Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) Interviews our CEO – Amy Ohm and Recognizes Treatment Diaries as a Great Support Platform for Everyone Dealing with Arthritis
At the Arthritis National Research Foundation we are always on the lookout for great support groups to help everyone dealing with arthritis. We found a wonderful site that could help you deal with the challenges that face you every day. A place to let it all out and have others who will understand and support you. TreatmentDiaries.com is a unique social network privately connecting individuals affected by illness and life changing experiences. This is done through anonymous online health related conversations captured in your personal diaries. As a resource for anyone affected by illness, Treatment Diaries, affords the opportunity to publicly or privately keep a diary, log your experiences and connect with others going through similar experiences. We’ve caught up with the Founder and CEO of Treatment diaries, Amy Ohm, to bring you an inside look at what makes Treatment Diaries such a wonderful resource.
TreatmentDiaries receives an “Excellent Resource” rating from GoodTherapy.org
TreatmentDiaries is now available to therapist worldwide and listed with one of the top therapist directories on the web. GoodTherapy.org is an association of mental health professionals from over 30 countries worldwide who support efforts to reduce harm in therapy. Launched in 2007, the GoodTherapy.org Network receives over 1.5 million therapist searches each month and reaches, through a variety of partner and advertising networks an estimated seven million people per month.
July 31, 2012
SecureACure4MS Blog Talk Radio Show: TreatmentDiaries CEO and Guest – Amy Ohm
Hear Amy's story and our candid discussion about her journey which lead to the development
of TreatmentDiaries.com. Learn more about the many Multiple Sclerosis patients who
are helped each and every day with the Treatment Diaries platform.
July 29, 2012
TreatmentDiaries and NeedyMeds.org Release an Episode on GivCause.com
Medications and related supplies are expensive and patient assistance programs are difficult to navigate. This is why Treatment Diaries and NeedyMeds.org teamed up to create an informational episode on the specifics around their co-branded drug discount card.
July 20, 2012
TreatmentDiaries teams up with International Autoimmune Arthritis Movement (IAAM) to provide online support to their growing community, including teens!
TreatmentDiaries is working with IAAM to attract and support those living with any form of autoimmune arthritis, including teens dealing with juvenile arthritis. TreatmentDiaries joins a global network and will provide an opportunity for the IAAM community to privately connect with those all over the world who can relate, exchange treatment insight along with encouragement and inspiration.
July 7, 2012
To be Social or Not to Be – This is The Question?
This is a growing sensation thanks to social networking and the ability to share everywhere, with everyone and in a single click. Too often we are even sharing with those we don’t know, inadvertently sharing personal details with complete strangers.
July 5, 2012
Recently published in HealthMad Online Magazine and written by TreatmentDiaries CEO Amy Ohm: Living Alongside My Cancer
A personal journey with cancer and the years that follow; cancer is not just physical, it’s emotional and incredibly difficult to escape…
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July 5, 2012
Amy Ohm, TreatmentDiaries CEO shared her cancer diagnosis and entrepreneurial spirit as a guest blogger on Occupy Entrepreneur
Author Amy Ohm took a life changing cancer diagnosis to ignite her entrepreneurial spirit. The next time you hear yourself saying the words “I Can’t” remember this blog post that Amy has shared with us.
Jun 12, 2012
OurHealthVA.org Welcomes TreatmentDiaries.com as a New Campus Partner
TreatmentDiaries.com announces a partnership with Our Health an organization supporting partner agencies to improve the health and well-being of the Winchester community by enhancing capacity, fostering collaboration, and improving outcomes. Both organizations already serve a vital role in the community and aligning missions and coordinating activities makes great sense in an effort to make an even bigger difference in supporting those in need.
May 31, 2012
Treatment Diaries Partners with GivCause.com
A global online network that partners with charities, non-profits, and cause driven organizations to share a message that connects them to a diverse worldwide audience. TreatmentDiaries.com released an episode on giving back to those affected by illness through shared connections and private diaries – social networking with purpose.
May 29, 2012
Treatment Diaries Reaching Veterans with the Support of Congressman Frank R. Wolf, 10th District of Virginia
TreatmentDiaries.com continues to extend valuable support to Veterans and their families. TD is coming to the aid of this community to provide a place to share the effects of war on young men and women when it comes to an amputation, PTSD, depression, grief and more. The Veteran’s in particular have found tremendous benefit in sharing through personal diaries those thoughts of anger, concern and loss that they often cannot share with those they know or to even find the words to share their thoughts out loud.
May 9, 2012
Treatment Diaries joins Coach Marla on her radio show “Living Life Through Pain”
Treatment Diaries joins Coach Marla on her radio show “Living Life Through Pain” for a discussion around cancer, melanoma, chronic pain and the importance of being connected privately in navigating any illness.
Here the show>
May 7, 2012
Melanoma and Treatment Diaries in DC for Legislative Hill Day 2012
May is Melanoma Awareness Month and Treatment Diaries will join the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) for the 2nd Annual Legislative Hill Day 2012! Amy Ohm, CEO of TD will join a diverse group of volunteers on Capitol Hill to meet with Congressional members to review MRF’s legislative agenda centered on increased funding for melanoma research and stricter tanning bed restrictions.
May 7, 2012
Treatment Diaries Inc. is pleased to partner with Cancer and Careers on the 2nd Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer Friday, June 22nd, 2012 in New York City
This FREE conference will explore the complexities working people face as they try to balance their cancer treatment and recovery with employment. Topics will include Job Search, Legal Issues, Health Insurance, Working During Treatment, and more. CEUs will be offered for oncology nurses and social workers.
May 6, 2012
Treatment Diaries joins the Dr. Luke Nordquist radio show for a discussion around cancer, support and importance of being connected privately in navigating any illness.
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May 2, 2012
Treatment Diaries ranks #68 on StartupNation’s list of Top 200 Leading Moms in Business
Treatment Diaries ranks #68 on StartupNation’s list of Top 200 Leading Moms in Business. Over 350,000 votes were cast in support of the 2012 contestants, reflecting immense interest and supportiveness for moms building businesses at the same time they tend to their families…
April 5, 2012
Treatment Diaries Inc. Continues Rapid Growth in Health related Social Media
“Health information is one of the most frequently sought after topics on the Internet. People with disabilities, chronic conditions and mental health needs rely on the Internet to leverage social networking with “like minded” individuals as a way to manage pain or change the way they cope with a health condition. On Treatment Diaries they have complete privacy, allowing them to be even more honest with their needs; building even stronger bonds. This is social networking with great purpose.” Amy Ohm, CEO & Founder
Treatment Diaries featured in Chester Magazine
Did you know that one of the largest and most influential health-related websites is right here in our own backyard? Writer Kate Craig of Chester Magazine sits down with Amy Ohm, founder of TreatmentDiaries.com and tells us all about it.
TreatmentDiaries.com to present at the National Virtual Clinical Trials and Patient Social Media Conference November 2012
Treatment Diaries will be featured as a guest speaker and market expert in patient social media during Kakushin’s Virtual Clinical Trials & Patient Social Media web‐based conference on November 7, 2012. Treatment Diaries is part of an exclusive speaker panel, featuring pharma social media experts from the United States, United Kingdom, Hungary, Canada, Belgium, and India. The conference is focused specifically on emerging and disruptive social media used by patients and pharmaceutical companies. The Internet is changing not just the way patients get medical information, but the way they interact with doctors, their families, and even with strangers. Health information is one of the most frequently sought topics on the Internet. People with disabilities and chronic conditions do use the Internet, and they are more likely than other users to look up health information and use that knowledge to question a doctor, manage pain or change the way they cope with a chronic condition.
February 12, 2012
National Discount Drug Card Released: Saves Millions for those in Need of Medication
TreatmentDiaries.com launched a free national discount prescription program that
is expected to save millions of dollars for anyone in need of medication and having
difficulty during these challenging economic times. Co-branded with NeedyMeds.org,
this drug discount card can save users up to 80% or more off the cost of prescription
medications, over-the-counter drugs, medical supplies written as a prescription
and pet prescription drugs purchased at a pharmacy.
Get the card here>
The Around the Pan Handle Magazine highlights the impact of TreatmentDiaries.com
Hope is, arguably the foundation upon which any fight is waged. TreatmentDiaries
is really a social networking site that trades the currency of hope. Recognized
by John Hopkins In their publication Cancer Matters and utilized at Winchester Medical
Center by patients and families via the GetWellNetwork….
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Global Health Social Network Grows Locally and Opens Headquarters in Winchester, VA
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TreatmentDiaries.com written about in, Cancer Fighters Thrive, a publication of
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Cancer Fighters Thrive, a publication of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, highlighted
TreatmentDiaries.com as an ideal resource for patients and caregivers for ongoing
support when faced with a chronic illness. As anyone who has been on either side
of that equation knows, there comes a time when the most-effective support comes
from others who are going through the same thing. See page 39 for the more info.
Read more here>
October 25, 2011
Nominated by the readers of Fox Business: Fox awards Treatment Diaries the honor of “Small Business of the Day”
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October 21, 2011
Tampa Bay Examiner - Treatment Diaries – a great resource for those living with and surviving breast cancer
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October 12, 2011
The Caregivers Voice invites Treatment Diaries to provide a review of CaringBridge and the importance of both tools to patients, caregivers and family in navigating illness.
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September 25, 2011
Tampa Bay Examiner - Treatment Diaries: free, anonymous, therapeutic way to deal with chronic illness.
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July 30, 2011
Aids Response Effort, Inc. makes Treatment Diaries available to it's community.
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July 15, 2011
Interview with "Friends Over Fifty" talk show
"Friends Over Fifty" - a talk show dedicated to topics affecting the over fifty
crowd, including financial issues, healthcare issue, lifestyle issues and more. Learn
how Treatment Diaries is a unique and valuable resource to many, including friends
Read more here>
July 8, 2011
Johns Hopkins Medicine Cancer Matters Publication – Perspectives from those who live it every day
As oncologists, we encourage our patients to seek support wherever they can find
it - family, friends, religious organizations, community groups... In the last decade
or so, thanks to people like Amy Ohm, opportunities for support have begun to emerge
on the Web.
Read more here>
July 5, 2011
Interview with Esteem Yourself E-Magazine
Esteem Yourself E-magazine is dedicated to serving All Women; with a passion for
helping and empowering woman in their growth to becoming better individuals. Listen
to their interview with the Founder and President of Treatment Diaries, Amy Ohm.
Hear the interview>
June 14, 2011
Treatment Diaries Announces an Expanded Market Opportunity Through an Alliance with Blue Ridge Hospice, Working Together to Provide Additional Resources to the Community
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May 5, 2011
ABC Special Report: Treatment Diaries and the American Cancer Society
ABC recently interviewed Treatment Diaries Founder, Amy Ohm and Lynda Loges of the
American Cancer Society. This special report highlights Amy’s decision, following
her battle with skin cancer, to pass on the message of hope to those fighting every
See the interview>
May 1, 2011
The Golden Years Magazine - A Unique Online Resource Provides the Benefits of Social Networking for Baby Boomers, Seniors and their Caregivers living with an Illness
The Golden Years Magazine is the greatest 55+ Magazine in Southern California with
a mission to provide people 55 and older with better information and content to
bridge the healthcare system, diversity on services and products along with benefits.
April 26, 2011
Seize The Days Interview - Celebrating The Ways Cancer Patients Add Life to Their Days
Interview with our founder, Amy Ohm conducted by Dr. Evan Lipson who is Chief Fellow
in Medical Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Lipson founded SeizeTheDays.org
which aims to celebrate and share the unique and meaningful ways that cancer patients
add life to their days by documenting, presenting and preserving stories from patients,
family members, friends and caretakers.
Hear the interview>
March 28, 2011
Press Release: TreatmentDiaries.com and Jim Stutzman Chevrolet-Cadillac Join Forces to Raise Awareness and Funds for the March of Dimes
March 21, 2011
The Patient Experience
The Patient Experience is a set of discussion forums where patients connect, express their views and share valuable experiences on the subjects of medicine and healthcare. Read more about Treatment Diaries and visit the Patient Experience site.
March 8, 2011
Leaving a lasting impression...
TreatmentDiaries is Leaving a Lasting Impression with Those Touched by Chronic Illnesses -- Connecting Those in Need Through Diaries and Treatments.
March 05, 2011
TreatmentDiaries featured on Health and Happiness Web Magazine
Cancer leaves a lasting mark on an individual, even for those who live with the
promise of survival. The unfortunate reality is rooted in coping with the thought
of it returning, which often causes depression and anxiety. This inspired Amy Ohm
to create an online community known as TreatmentDiaries.com, to support people living
with any type of chronic illness along with those who care and advocate for them.
March 03, 2011
Featured on the WHAG-TV - VA Woman Creates Online Outlet For Those Battling Illness
It doesn't diagnose, or provide any treatment, but it is a place that visitors come
to heal. After Surviving cancer, Amy Ohm, went on to co-found TreatmentDiaries.com,
an interactive online community allowing users to share and connect with others
suffering from illness.
March 01, 2011
Co-Founder Amy Ohm interviewed live on Fox5 DC morning news.
February 18, 2011
FOXBusiness: Small Business News "Determined" series on TreatmentDiaries.com
Cancer didn’t leave Amy Ohm bitter or angry, but instead just the opposite. “The
fact that I survived cancer made me want to help others,” said Ohm, co-founder of
TreatmentDiaries.com, a new online community for people living with chronic illnesses
and those who care and advocate for them.