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About Webmd Health Corp.

House calls are a browser click away thanks to this online doctor. WebMD Health Corp. is a leading provider of health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through the company's public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications. Its WebMD.com portal is the company's primary public portal for consumers and related mobile-optimized sites and mobile apps. It gives consumers information on common health ailments, as well as articles and features on staying healthy through diet and exercise. WebMD's Medscape is a Web portal with clinical information for doctors and other health care professionals. The company also operates private portals for employers and health plans.

Operations

The company's service offerings include WebMD Consumer Network, WebMD Professional Network, WebMD Health Services, and WebMD Magazine.

Consumer Network generates revenue primarily through the sale of various types of advertising and sponsorship products. Advertisers and sponsors use its Consumer Network to reach and engage consumers who are interested in healthy living, wellness, diseases and conditions, and other health-related topics.

The company generates revenue from its Professional Network primarily from advertisers and sponsors, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, that desire to reach physicians and other healthcare professionals generally or based on their specific specialties or interests. It also generates revenue through educational grants.

WebMD Health Services is a leading provider of wellness services and solutions that help employers, health plans and government organizations improve the well-being of their employee and plan participant populations. It generates revenue from subscriptions to WebMD Health Services platform by employers, health plans and governmental organizations, either directly or through its distributors. 

WebMD Magazine is a print magazine delivered free of charge to physicians in the US for use in their office waiting rooms and reaches consumers right before they meet with their physicians. It also publish a digital edition of WebMD Magazine online for WebMD members.

In addition, its network of public portals for consumers and healthcare professionals includes: www.WebMD.com (which sometimes refer to as WebMD Health; www.Medscape.com and other sites. It generates revenue from subscriptions to WebMD Health Services platform by employers and health plans and other companies that assist employers in purchasing or managing employee benefits.

Geographic Reach

The company is headquartered in New York.

Mergers and Acquisitions

In early 2020, WebMD Health Corp., has acquired The StayWell Company, a subsidiary of Merck, known as MSD outside the US and Canada. The transaction enables WebMD and StayWell to leverage their combined scale to drive well-being and engagement solutions to even more employees and patients. Terms were not disclosed.

Webmd Health Corp.

395 Hudson St FL 3
New York, NY 10014-7455
Phone: 1 (212) 624-3700

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Publicly Owned
EVP and CFO: Peter Anevski
Chairman: Martin J. Wygod
CEO: Steven L. Zatz
Employees (This Location): 44
Employees (All Locations): 740

Major Office Locations

New York, NY

Other Locations

Tampa, FL
Indianapolis, IN
Lexington, KY
Elmwood Park, NJ
New York, NY
Twinsburg, OH
Portland, OR
Herndon, VA

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