WebMD Health Corp. provides health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through its public and private online portals and health-focused publications.
Its online healthcare information, decision-support applications and communications services enable consumers to obtain detailed information on a particular disease or condition, to locate physicians, to store individual healthcare information, to assess their personal health status, to receive periodic e-newsletters and alerts on topics of individual interest, and to participate in online communities with peers and experts.
The company also enables physicians and other healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, to stay abreast of the latest clinical information, to learn about new treatment options, to earn continuing medical education and continuing education credit and to communicate with peers.
It enables employers and health plans to provide their employees and plan members with access to personalized health and benefit information and decision-support technology that helps them make more informed benefit, provider and treatment choices.
The company's services include WebMD consumer network, WebMD professional network, WebMD private portal and WebMD Publishing.
WebMD Health was founded on May 3, 2005 and is headquartered in New York, NY.