|Description||Health Social Network|
Wellsphere provides both online health information as well as online health related communities. Wellsphere is designed to help its users improve their lives through personalized health information, social support and community. Wellsphere has more than 1,200 medical experts, patients and healthy living professionals as dedicated writers for the website. The company has both a consumer site at Wellsphere.com and creates proprietary sites, such as BeWell@Stanford, for other organizations.
Wellsphere is a health focused social network and local directory. Wellsphere’s members use the social networking functionality to interact with others in the community who have similar health goals and interests. The directories are for local health and wellness resources, classes, and actives. Users can also track their goals, invite supporters, read personalized news, and watch videos.
iBeWell is an enterprise offering in the form of a Healthy Community Platform. Wellsphere creates these proprietary communities for large organizations that are trying to improve the health and well being of their members and reduce their healthcare costs. The platform provides a health risk assessment along with most of the functionality found on the consumer focused site. An example platform is BeWell@Stanford.