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Internet Brands' WebMD Acquires Jobson Healthcare Information

WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for consumers and physicians, today announced that it has acquired Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI), a leading provider of information, education and marketing services in key healthcare markets.  

Owning brands that have been leaders for over 50 years, JHI has long been recognized for its diversified portfolio of healthcare information, education and marketing services targeted to a broad segment of the healthcare industry, including physicians, pharmacists and eye care professionals. Through its comprehensive product offerings and platforms, JHI can reach more than one million health care professionals.

"JHI's commitment to delivering quality information and services to the healthcare industry makes them an excellent addition to the WebMD network," said CEO Steve Zatz, M.D.  "They complement our existing capabilities and contribute very strong positions with pharmacists and the eye care community.  JHI will help expand and deepen our relationships with health care professionals and enable us to leverage our combined strengths to increase our value to our customers."   

"WebMD is an exceptional fit for JHI," said JHI CEO Jeff MacDonald.  "In addition to sharing our passion for helping health care professionals improve the quality of patient care, WebMD's substantial digital resources will enable us to bring more critical data, communications and information to health care professionals.  We look forward to all we can accomplish together."   

Also headquartered in New York City, JHI will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of WebMD. JHI was represented by JEGI in the transaction.  Terms of the transaction were not made public.