ATLANTA, January 9, 2014 – Sharecare, the privately held health and wellness engagement platform founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold, today announced it is scheduled to present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. One of the largest and most informative healthcare investment symposiums in the industry, the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference invites approximately 300 companies, both public and private, to deliver presentations to an estimated 4,000 investors.
Sharecare’s presentation at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, January 15, at 4:30 p.m. PST, during which Arnold, the company’s chairman and chief executive officer, will provide a company overview.
In addition to Sharecare’s presentation, Arnold has been selected to speak on the conference’s digital health panel, which will explore the challenges of accelerating technology adoption in what many consider an industry stymied by the status quo. The panel – billed as “A discussion with leading companies & thought leaders on the future of healthcare” – will be held at 5:00 p.m. PST on Monday, January 13.
Sharecare is a health and wellness social engagement platform that helps people to live healthier lives by connecting them to personalized resources including high-quality information from national experts, interactive tools and local healthcare providers. The power behind the site is its groundbreaking and popular, scientifically-based health risk assessment, the RealAge® Test, taken by more than 30 million people since its inception in 1998, and a unique, social Q&A format that provides the collective wisdom of America’s top experts—greatly simplifying the search for health information. Created by Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz in partnership with Harpo Productions, Sony Pictures Television and Discovery Communications, Sharecare allows people to ask, learn and act upon questions of health and wellness, creating an active community where knowledge is shared and put into practice—simply said, sharing care. Launched in 2010, Sharecare is based in Atlanta, GA.