|HealthGrades To Provide Physician And Hospital Ratings On Yahoo!
HealthGrades said that Yahoo! has selected the company
as the exclusive provider of physician and hospital quality information
for Yahoo! Health.
HealthGrades’ physician quality reports and
hospital ratings will be integrated into a variety of Yahoo! Health
consumer health tools, including a new Yahoo! Health Physician
"Providing Yahoo! Health with HealthGrades content is a
valuable opportunity for our company to provide millions more Americans
with the critical information they need to choose the best
qualitymedical care for themselves and their loved ones," said Kerry
Hicks, HealthGrades chief executive officer.
Yahoo! Health will incorporate HealthGrades data into a
new search-driven directory that will leverage numerous Yahoo!
technologies and applications. The new physician directory will offer
detailed physician and care provider pages, insurance coverage
information, ratings and reviews from other users, comparable physician
charts and health-focused Yahoo! Answer and Yahoo! Group modules.
"We are pleased to announce Yahoo! Health users will
have access to HealthGrades trusted and independent healthcare quality
information," said Michael Yang, Yahoo! Health vice president and
general manager. "Our goal is to empower individuals to make the best
health decisions for themselves and their loved ones, and in teaming
with HealthGrades, we can provide our customers with an easy-to-use
physician directory that will offer detailed and trusted information at
Addresses: HealthGrades, 500 Golden Ridge Rd., Suite 100, Golden, CO 80401; (303) 716-0041, www.healthgrades.com. Yahoo Inc., 701 First Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94089; (408) 349-3300, www.yahoo.com.