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Admit it! You’ve used the Internet to self-diagnose a medical problem, and you probably used WebMD. For some of you it was to convince yourself that you’re not going to die tomorrow, and for some of you it was probably the opposite. It’s great having access to so much information, but it’s kind of dangerous [...]
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Eric Schmidt, Mayfield Fund Put $11.5M In Online Medical Community HealthTap

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

HealthTap, an interactive medical community, has raised $11.5 million in Series A Funding led by Mayfield Fund, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors. This brings HealthTap's total funding to $14 million. Fo... Read Post

Personalizing health online: where can you go for medical information that matches you?

Technology : GigaOM (last year)

By gathering personal health data, companies like HealthTap and WebMD are looking to customize health information online. Read Post

HealthTap Buys Avvo’s Health Business, Looks To Become The Go-To Resource For Medical Advice, Info

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

Instead of anxiously searching Google or WebMD, people would rather turn to a real human being for answers to their pressing health questions -- preferably one who's been to school for 10 years. The problem is, of course, that visit... Read Post

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