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Revolution Health and EmergingMed Launch Cancer Clinical Trial Matching and Referral Service
Date:5/14/2008

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Revolution Health and EmergingMed today announced that they have teamed up to offer patients and physicians the largest personalized cancer clinical trial matching and referral service in the United States. Individuals can quickly assess their eligibility for more than 10,000 clinical trial listings in a confidential and efficient way through an online search engine or by calling a clinical trial specialist. The service, powered by EmergingMed, is offered for free on http://www.RevolutionHealth.com.

"Through our online communities, RevolutionHealth.com is helping change people's lives, giving them the information, tools and support they need to live healthier and to find key resources to help navigate the health care system when they are sick," said Brad Jacobs MD, MPH, Senior Medical Director of Revolution Health. "EmergingMed's online matching service and health call center provide key linkage points for patients and their caregivers when looking for clinical trials."

"EmergingMed is committed to providing personalized services to patients who are exploring treatment options," remarked Courtney Hudson, EmergingMed's Founder and CEO. "We believe patients should have access to the latest research options targeting their specific diagnoses. Our partnership with Revolution Health helps us reach a new, broad group of patients and families."

Revolution Health's new cancer clinical trial matching service offers both Internet-based and telephone-based service. With permission, the call center's Clinical Trial Specialists place follow-up calls to patients to ensure successful connection with a clinical trial site, address basic clinical trial questions, and provide logistical support through the search process.

To access the online search engine, type http://www.revolutionhealth.com, select a cancer type, and click "Clinical Trials" in the left column. To search by phone, call toll-free (866) 890-6608.

Revolution Health Group (http://www.revolutionhealth.com). Revolution Health Group LLC was created by AOL Co-Founder Steve Case to create products and services that empower people by putting them at the center of the health system. The flagship of the company is RevolutionHealth.com, which was recently named the Best Overall Internet Health Site by the eHealthcare Leadership Awards. The free consumer health and medical web site marries expert content and online tools with the power of social networking. RevolutionHealth.com is part of Revolution Health Network which also includes CarePages.com, SparkPeople.com, drugstore.com and HealthTalk.com. Revolution Health also offers premium services that enable companies to provide health content and customized online tools to their employees, including customized portals, employee wellness incentives and telephonic services.

EmergingMed (http://www.EmergingMed.com). EmergingMed provides personalized matching, education, and navigation services to patients searching for clinical trials and treatment options. New York City based EmergingMed has guided more than 115,000 patients through a search for cancer clinical trials. EmergingMed maintains the country's largest database of more than 10,000 cancer trials with verified trial site information. The Company has earned the trust of a growing network of 40+ patient advocacy groups, cancer centers, trial sponsors, and research networks.


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