The Revolution Health Network, developer of the consumer healthcare information Web portal revolutionhealth.com, and Waterfront Media, New York, owner of the consumer-oriented Everyday Health Network, will merge, according to a news release. Financial terms of the deal between the two privately held companies were undisclosed. Revolution Health Network is a business unit of Revolution Health Group, Washington.
The merged companies will retain the name Waterfront Media and will remain headquartered in New York with Waterfront Media co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Benjamin Wolin staying on as CEO. Revolutionlaunched by America Online co-founder Steve Case, who was voted No. 1 this year on Modern Healthcares 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare rankingwill continue as an independent entity with its RediClinic, Extend Health, Brainscope and SparkPeople health-related businesses. Case will serve on the board of the Waterfront Media, according to the release. -- by Joseph Conn
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