Portals

Remedy's HealthCentral.com is slated for a makeover

Remedy's HealthCentral.com is slated for a makeover

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Remedy Health is hoping a new design for its flagship portal can give it an edge over rivals WebMD and Everyday Health.

NY'ers to get first taste of Big Data, as creation of state's patient portal gets under way

NY'ers to get first taste of Big Data, as creation of state's patient portal gets under way

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The state's first patient portal has officially entered development, and the e-health firm leading the effort said that a former WebMD executive joined its board.

Havas hires WebMD sales chief to lead NY shop

Havas hires WebMD sales chief to lead NY shop

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Dorothy Gemmell, who headed sales and sales operations at the portal, will take the reins at Havas Life New York.

M3 Group extends reach in Iberian and Latin American markets with partnership

M3 Group extends reach in Iberian and Latin American markets with partnership

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MDLinx owner M3 Group is partnering with Argentine online CME firm Medcenter on a content-sharing deal that will expand its in-language reach to Spain, Portugal and Latin America.

WebMD cuts 250 jobs amid advertising malaise

WebMD cuts 250 jobs amid advertising malaise

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WebMD is laying off 14% of its workforce in hopes of saving $45 million to offset revenue losses from an ongoing advertising slump that's plagued the portal throughout 2012.

Pfizer's Redmond to head WebMD

Pfizer's Redmond to head WebMD

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WebMD had to go all the way up to 42nd Street to find its new CEO, Pfizer honcho Cavan Redmond. He brings a keen understanding of the site's biopharma industry advertisers, and he'll need it as the portal looks to shore up flagging ad sales on the consumer side of its business

With online doctor quiz, edugaming dons lab coat

With online doctor quiz, edugaming dons lab coat

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Could an online quiz be the future of continuing medical education? In a twist on the "edu-gaming" phenomenon, Cleveland Clinic and physician site MDLinx aim to answer that question with The Smartest Doc, a daily one-minute quiz that aims to keep doctors up to date on the medical literature by appealing to their competitive spirit.

Sharecare bulks up with RealAge buy

Sharecare bulks up with RealAge buy

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Healthcare Q&A site Sharecare is buying RealAge from Hearst for an undisclosed sum, the companies said.

WebMD calls off sales plans, CEO steps down amid ugly forecast for 2012

WebMD calls off sales plans, CEO steps down amid ugly forecast for 2012

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WebMD scrapped plans for a possible sale and announced that president and CEO Wayne Gattinella is stepping down after 11 years in that role.

Behind WebMD's PE courtship, a business model under pressure

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WebMD's talks with private equity firms come amid an advertising slump, and going private could buy the firm time to retool its business model while insulating it from activist investors like Carl Icahn.


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