Cleveland Clinic launches its own WebMD

| July 12, 2009

Cleveland Clinic last week unveiled, the hospital’s health-and-wellness portal and the latest in a string of online creations in the past year.

More health-care institutions have tried to turn their medical knowledge outward as they witness the success of social media and sites like WedMD. A site like is the standard bearer for the concept. And for nearly 15 years Case Western Reserve University, the University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University have developed the health-care question-and-answer site NetWellness.

The Clinic’s site, which redirects readers to a section of, culls the information from many of its print and other online publications, draws from a video database, includes an alphabetic index of health problems and intersperses personal stories about diseases.

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Category: Electronic Medical Records, General Healthcare News, Web/Tech

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