Brothers Kerry and David Hicks found a practice management company in Denver, CO, under the name Specialty Care Network. That same year, the company restructured into Healthgrades, the online resource to help consumers search, evaluate, compare, and connect with physicians and hospitals.
Healthgrades acquires Ailjor, an online healthcare directory. Healthcare providers now have the ability to display their business information on the website for the community to view.
Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity firm, acquires Healthgrades and pairs it with inHealth, another Vestar holding. The inHealth partnership becomes the Life Sciences division of Healthgrades, providing consumer health content to high-profile online media outlets and unique sponsorship opportunities for pharmaceutical advertisers.
CPM Marketing Group, a Madison, WI-based company that provides customer relationship management (CRM) solutions to hospitals joins Healthgrades.
Raleigh-based digital marketing agency Click Optimize Creative Group joins Healthgrades to expand our ability to support customers in need of digital marketing expertise.
Healthgrades acquires Influence Health, a Birmingham-based healthcare technology company with over 20 years of experience building consumer-friendly hospital websites, supporting search engine results success with Reputation and Directory Listings Management solutions, and delivering multichannel marketing campaigns through healthcare CRM.
Connecticut-based Evariant joins the Healthgrades family, creating the most comprehensive end-to-end patient engagement solution for health systems with the addition of their suite of solutions including healthcare CRM, PRM, contact center, and best next action insights.
RV Health, a Red Ventures business, acquires Healthgrades.com from Mercury Healthcare, the new brand for the separate enterprise-wide technology and data platform for health systems formerly known as Healthgrades. Healthgrades.com remains the #1 online marketplace to find and connect with the right doctor and hospital and joins RV Health’s industry-leading health portfolio, alongside other top digital health properties such a Healthline, Medical News Today, Greatist, Psych Central, Bezzy, and Platejoy.
RV Health, a Red Ventures business consisting of Healthgrades,
Healthline Media (Healthline, Medical News Today, Greatist, Psych Central, Bezzy), and PlateJoy, becomes a new company in partnership with UnitedHealth Group's Optum. The new company, RVO Health, combines RV Health's leading content, chronic condition communities, and tools with Optum Perks, Optum Store, and Rally Coach to serve a greater number of consumer health and well-being needs.