Teaming Together to Deliver Enhanced Information and Drive Patient Empowerment
SAN FRANCISCO – December 15, 2014 – Healthline, a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions, today announced its acquisition of DiabetesMine, a top consumer blog for the diabetes community. Content from DiabetesMine, including articles, reviews, guest posts, interviews and videos, will be integrated into Healthline.com to enhance the delivery of diabetes-specific information to the site’s more than 25 million visitors per month. “At DiabetesMine, we are coming up on our 10th anniversary as a 'diabetes newspaper with a personal twist' that publishes news and views daily,” said Amy Tenderich, founder and editor of DiabetesMine. “We’re excited to expand our resources and reach through Healthline to continue to produce quality content with the aim of helping people affected by diabetes everywhere to live better." DiabetesMine provides encouragement and empowerment to the diabetes community by providing useful information to help them better manage the disease and improve life with diabetes. The site also aims to drive diabetes innovation through its DiabetesMine Innovation Project, which includes an Annual Innovation Summit, D-Data ExChange Forums, Patient Voices Contest and Test Kitchen, among other patient-driven initiatives. DiabetesMine has been recognized as one of the World’s Top Blogs on Health and Medicine by Healthcare100.com, as well as the nation’s No. 1 diabetes influencer site by ShareCare.com and the American Diabetes Association. “One of Healthline.com’s goals is to deliver health information that educates, engages and inspires people to get healthier. We animate this mission in our condition-specific communities in social channels, facilitating conversations about health and engaging with relevant and meaningful content,” said David Kopp, general manager of Healthline.com. “Combining our passion for health education and quality content from the two sites will provide an even more powerful resource for the diabetes community.” “DiabetesMine fits in with Healthline’s mission perfectly,” added Dean Stephens, CEO of Healthline. “Our growth strategy for Healthline.com is to become the clear health information leader in key medical condition areas. We are excited at the opportunity to bring DiabetesMine into the Healthline family.” About DiabetesMine™ DiabetesMine.com is an information resource and community networking place for people affected by diabetes – a gathering place to learn, share, laugh and sometimes vent. DiabetesMine is also a team of patient advocates working to help improve the tools and care available to make life with diabetes better through our DiabetesMine Innovation Project events and programs, and the newly formed WeAreNotWaiting.org movement. DiabetesMine ranks in the World’s Top Blogs on Health and Medicine at Healthcare100.com and was recently named the nation’s No. 1 diabetes influencer site by ShareCare.com and the American Diabetes Association. About Healthline Healthline provides intelligent health information and technology solutions that help healthcare organizations and everyday people make more informed healthcare decisions, improve outcomes and reduce costs. Powered by the world’s largest medical taxonomy platform, Healthline’s Health Data Solutions, Health Engagement Solutions and Health Marketing Solutions leverage advanced concept-mapping technology to deliver accurate, actionable insights. Additionally, the company’s consumer website, Healthline.com, delivers relevant, timely health information, news and resources to help consumers manage their health. Healthline is currently used by more than 25 million consumers per month and some of healthcare’s largest brands, including AARP, Aetna, UnitedHealth Group, Microsoft, IBM, GE and Elsevier. For more information, please visit corp.healthline.com and www.healthline.com.