September 30, 2016 12:59 AM ET

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Company Overview of Medscape, LLC

Company Overview

Medscape, LLC provides Web medical information and educational tools to specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals. The company operates site and tools in various specialties, including allergy and immunology, anesthesiology, cardiology, critical care, dermatology, diabetes and endocrinology, emergency medicine, family medicine, gastroenterology, general surgery, hematology-oncology, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, internal medicine, multispecialty, nephrology, neurology, OB/GYN and women's health, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pathology and lab medicine, pediatrics, plastic surgery, psychiatry, public health, pulmonary medicine, radiology, rheumatology, tran...

825 Eighth Avenue

11th Floor

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1995

203 Employees

Phone:

212-301-6700

Fax:

212-301-6711

Key Executives for Medscape, LLC

Editor In Chief
Age: 83
Managing Editor
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President of Finance & Corporate Development and Treasurer
Age: 52
President of Medscape Consumer
Age: 53
President of Webmd
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Medscape, LLC Key Developments

Medscape Launches Crowdsourced Clinical Knowledge Platform to Improve Physician Decision-Making and Collaboration

Medscape launched Medscape Consult, an innovative digital platform designed to support physicians with peer-to-peer insights and evidence-based answers at the point of care. Medscape Consult is a new feature of Medscape's app that allows physicians to share cases, ask questions, and discuss best practices in real time, with access to Medscape's unrivaled reference content and expert decision support. Medscape Consult will ensure a depth of scientific rigor and clinical utility through a unique, moderated environment featuring editorial oversight with physician authors and expert reviews for selected content. Key Medscape Consult Features: At the core of Medscape Consult is access to Medscape's Drugs & Diseases reference database, a resource regarded as the go-to choice by hundreds of thousands of physicians seeking clinical answers. Medscape Consult builds upon this evidence-based foundation with peer-to-peer contributions paired with robust content curation and streamlined navigation, creating a digital curbside consult grounded in actionable clinical utility. With Medscape Consult, physician interactions and information-sharing will be housed in a moderated environment with editorial oversight to provide information that is concise and scientifically grounded. Additionally, Medscape Consult will feature expert authors and reviewers for selected content, further expanding the breadth and depth of clinical information and discussion. The new tool will also enable physicians to: Post Cases: Share interesting or challenging de-identified cases and consult with other physicians. Comment: Discuss cases or questions by posting attributed comments Search for Answers: Seek targeted, authoritative answers at the point of care; Ask Questions: Pose clinical questions to the Medscape community and thought leaders Connect and Collaborate: Engage medical colleagues and experts in clinical discussion; Raise Their Profile: Build an online presence and showcase clinical expertise that can help expand their digital footprint in the medical community; Medscape Consult's mobile-first launch paves the way for subsequent launches in early 2016, including Medscape Consult for desktop.

Medscape Launches Medscape CME & Education, a New Mobile App

Medscape has launched Medscape CME & Education, a new mobile app that will enable healthcare professionals (HCPs) to explore content from more than thirty specialties, earn and track CME/CE credit and obtain certificates for completed activities. Key features include: Medscape is the online destination for CME, and the new CME & Education app offers physicians, nurses and pharmacists a diverse platform of CME/CE opportunities, including- Personalization: Users are able to customize their app default tiles based on topic, credit amount, and activity format; Content viewer: The app has a flexible content viewer that supports a variety of content formats like text, video, slides, and inline poll questions/results; CME/CE post-test: Users can complete the activity for credit all in the app; Advanced search: Users can use the advanced search feature to find activities of interest; CME tracker: Users can track their in-progress and completed CME/CE activities completed anywhere on Medscape.

Medscape to Collaborate with CareNet to Provide Medical Education and Editorial Content to Physicians and Healthcare Professionals in Japan

Medscape announced that it will be working with CareNet, Inc. to provide Medscape's independent educational programs and editorial content to physicians in Japan through CareNet.com. The Medscape editorial content will reside on a co-branded area of the CareNet site and will be accessible from the CareNet home page as well as from other prominent locations on the site.  Medscape independent educational programs will also be distributed through CareNet and reside on a designated medical education portion of the CareNet website. The collaboration will bring timely and valuable clinical information to physicians throughout Japan who are looking to improve their knowledge and skills in rapidly changing areas of medicine.

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