LATEST CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS JOIN FORCES WITH SHARECARE TO PROVIDE CONSUMERS WITH TRUSTED ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS

(Atlanta, GA – September 27, 2010) – Sharecare, Inc. (www.Sharecare.com), a new company created by Internet entrepreneur Jeff Arnold, and Dr. Mehmet Oz, a leading cardiac surgeon, health expert, and host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” along with Harpo Studios, HSW International, Sony Pictures Television, and Discovery Communications today announces a list of prestigious additions to their impressive roster of expert content contributors who have signed up to answer health and wellness questions on the company’s soon-to-be-launched interactive Web 3.0 platform. These relationships represent ongoing efforts to bring healthcare thought leadership, expertise and innovation into Sharecare.com’s Q&A platform.

Sharecare’s content contributors include the most prestigious associations in the healthcare field, along with prominent non-profit and professional societies that represent the world’s leading medical expertise. From the American Red Cross to Challenge America to the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Sharecare.com is bringing together the top minds in the healthcare field to provide consumers with multiple perspectives within a single website dedicated to improving health.

“Sharecare is bringing together diversity in thought leadership – authors, hospitals, leading brands, and organizations– to join the online health and wellness conversation,” said Jeff Arnold, chairman and chief architect of Sharecare. “The expertise provided by these contributors will help Sharecare achieve its mission to become the Web’s central repository for all questions of health and wellness and to become the leading resource for consumers seeking healthier lives.”

Content contributors such as AARP, American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, and the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, which represents nurse leaders globally in clinical practice, research, education and administration, all thrive from meaningful dialogue with their target audiences and the opportunity to engage their membership to further their respective missions. Working with Sharecare, these content providers will have the ability to communicate even more directly with consumers.

The contributions to Sharecare from its content providers will further enable Sharecare consumers to make informed decisions, simplifying their search for guidance online about their healthcare questions.

“We are thrilled that these amazing organizations will be working with Sharecare,” said Donna Hill Howes, RN, MS, and Senior Vice President at Sharecare. “Their participation demonstrates the industry’s belief in the need for what Sharecare will offer consumers online and we look forward to additional organizations joining as we move forward.”

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A partial list of associations joining forces with Sharecare to provide the most up-to-date and relevant answers to consumer questions of health includes:

  •  AARP
  • HealthCorps
  •  American Cancer Society
  •  American Chiropractic Association
  •  American Diabetes Association
  •  American Heart Association
  •  American Red Cross
  • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography andInterventions (SCAI)
  •  Challenge America
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • iGuard
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine

 

About Sharecare

Founded in 2009 and based in Atlanta GA, Sharecare’s mission is to greatly simplify the search for high- quality healthcare information and answer the world’s questions of health. Created by Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz, in partnership with Harpo Studios, HSW International, Sony Pictures Television, and Discovery Communications, the Sharecare interactive social QA platform allows people to ask, learn and act upon questions of health and wellness. The company’s innovative approach provides a wide array of expert answers to each question ranging from hospitals to MDs to non-profits to healthcare companies to active health consumers, ultimately creating a community where healthcare knowledge is built, shared and put into practice.