San Francisco, CA, August 27, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- MedHelp announced a collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine, where specialists from Johns Hopkins will personally answer questions on a number of health topics on the MedHelp website, starting immediately with two questions a day each on Brain Tumors and Trigeminal Neuralgia.
This collaboration brings Johns Hopkins' medical expertise to MedHelp's online healthcare community, the largest in the world with over 5.5 million unique visitors each month. MedHelp's site connects visitors with each other and to the best doctors in the world to get high quality medical information and share health-related experiences. This partnership further expands the list of MedHelp's blue chip medical partners. People can now get information on MedHelp's website on 300+ medical communities from over 100 medical experts representing the world's best medical institutions, including 9 of the Top 11 hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report "2008 America's Best Hospitals" list.
"Getting healthcare information remains one of the top reasons people go online today," said John de Souza, MedHelp CEO. "We are honored to be able to provide people with access to the highest quality health information, leveraging the knowledge and experience of the experts at Johns Hopkins."
MedHelp, with over 5.5 million monthly users, is the largest online health community site connecting people with shared medical experiences. MedHelp provides its users with access to advice from experts at the top medical institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Medicine, National Jewish, Partners Health, and Mount Sinai. MedHelp members can access an online archive of millions of posts across hundreds of medical conditions. In addition, MedHelp offers personalized user accounts, information on health topics and treatments, and an extensive set of health tools to help users track and monitor various health conditions. For additional information, please visit http://www.medhelp.org.