Healthgrades

By Jonah Comstock March 4, 2015
Healthgrades was one of the ratings looked at in the study. As payors increasingly consider giving patients price transparency tools to compare hospitals, there are also a number of groups looking to provide comparison tools for hospital quality. But a new study in Health Affairs shows that those comparison tools, even from seemingly reputable sources, are wildly inconsistent. "To better...
By Jonah Comstock June 19, 2013
In the face of a surge of interest in physician ratings and curation from high-profile health startups like HealthTap and Doximity, long-time physician rating platform Vitals.com has raised $22 million in third round funding to improve its consumer offerings. The round was led by new investor Piper Jaffray Merchant Banking. Existing investors Cardinal Partners, Health Enterprise Partners,...
By Neil Versel November 2, 2012
HealthTap, the online and mobile service that lets users ask health questions to physicians covering more than 100 medical specialties, is adding a two-faceted doctor rating system to help consumers make more informed choices. HealthTap has introduced a "competition" to bring more transparency to the process of selecting a physician. The company is taking votes from users about each physician...

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