Forbes - HealthTap Q&A Site Connects Doctors And Patients

December 6, 2011

Getting valuable health information online for personal health problems is not always easy. Websites may not provide specific information to address an individual’s questions.

Startup HealthTap is going after this problem with a free question-and-answer service in which consumers anonymously ask questions and doctors answer the questions. HealthTap, which has raised $11.5 million in Series A financing from Mayfield Fund, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors, has been testing the service and already has 6,000 physicians using it and 500 healthcare institutions, including the Cleveland Clinic and Mount Sinai Hospital, as well as smaller institutions. Read more>>>>