Physicians Interactive Continues Growth with Acquisition of Quantia, Inc.

Quantia's online physician community provides expert-led medical content and peer-to-peer collaboration to support clinical decision-making

23 Jul, 2015, 08:53 ET from Physicians Interactive

READING, Mass., July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, today announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.

Physicians Interactive's acquisition of Quantia, Inc., reflects PI's continuing commitment to supplying the best in expert medical content, tools and resources to healthcare professionals by integrating a digital physician community that enhances clinical decision-making, along with a talented team steeped in highly effective, online physician engagement.

"Healthcare professionals are inundated by data and, more than ever, need a solution that offers targeted medical information, education and peer-to-peer physician networks that keep them abreast of the latest in evidence-based medicine – and help ensure that they can deliver the best care to their patients," said Donato Tramuto, Physicians Interactive Chairman and CEO. "By bringing Physicians Interactive and Quantia together, we continue to develop new ways to provide our customers, including health systems and life sciences companies, with the leading digital and mobile engagement platforms to help improve the quality and value of healthcare delivery."

"On QuantiaMD, physicians average more than 20 minutes per session, learning from experts and peers within a highly dynamic web and mobile community," said Nick Werthessen, Quantia Chief Operating Officer. "By combining our community with Physicians Interactive's digital health platform, we can offer an unmatched level of healthcare professional reach and engagement to our customers, while empowering physicians to save time and enhance care via innovative digital and social technologies."

About Quantia, Inc.
Quantia is on a mission to nurture the wisdom of the physician community – and tap into it to deliver better care. Every day, our membership of over 225,000 physicians (about one in three nationwide) visits the award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, to learn from top experts and collaborate on a wide range of topics. Our blend of expert-led content, gamification, and social framework creates an environment physicians want to explore, serving up high quality interactions that inspire change. Health systems and life sciences organizations use this platform to boost engagement among physicians, improving performance and delivering higher quality, more consistent care. Visit www.quantia-inc.com for more information.

About Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive has the largest global, digital health platform that engages and empowers consumers and healthcare professionals with instant access to content, solutions and data to improve health outcomes. The company provides payers, retailers and life sciences companies with sophisticated digital engagement solutions to reach, message, educate and change behaviors. Visit www.physiciansinteractive.com for more information.

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