WebMD Acquires JIM.fr, Expanding Reach to French-Speaking Health Professionals


NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WebMD Well being Corp., an Web Manufacturers firm and a pacesetter in well being data companies for physicians, different healthcare professionals and shoppers, right this moment introduced that it has acquired JIM.fr, a number one medical information, data and training platform in France.

The acquisition combines the core competencies of JIM.fr with that of Medscape, WebMD’s flagship international model for healthcare professionals (HCPs). Medscape and its affiliate community of platforms presently attain over 5 million physicians worldwide with scientific information, well being data and persevering with medical training. With the addition of JIM.fr, Medscape deepens its dedication to French and French-speaking HCPs.  

“Each JIM.fr and Medscape have the belief and engagement of lots of of 1000’s of healthcare professionals in France,” stated Jeremy Schneider, Group Common Supervisor, WebMD International. “Medscape’s current French version, together with our strong, country-specific content material, is integral to our international dedication to French-speaking well being professionals. By means of this transaction, we will leverage our mixed belongings to additional strengthen Medscape’s providing for French and French-speaking professionals, whereas delivering revolutionary options to clients.”  

As a number one medical information website in France, JIM.fr engages lots of of 1000’s of physicians, nurses, pharmacists and different HCPs throughout greater than 25 specialties.  Along with updates on the newest medical information, scientific science, and medical convention protection, JIM.fr gives a multidisciplinary and interactive persevering with training platform for the broad healthcare workforce.

“Immediately JIM.fr gives, day by day, to greater than 350,000 French-speaking healthcare professionals registered on its website, an entire panorama of medical {and professional} information in all specialties, together with common medication,” stated Dr. Gilles Haroche, founding father of JIM.fr. “Past the scientific and journalistic rigor of its articles, JIM distinguishes itself from different medical media by its usually humorous tone and its authentic analyses of all the foremost points which are shaking the medical world. We’re very blissful to see the standard of our work acknowledged by Medscape, the worldwide medical information and level of care platform.”   

Following closing, JIM.fr will proceed to function as an unbiased subsidiary of Medscape as the businesses look to construct on and combine merchandise, platforms, and companies. 

The phrases of the acquisition will not be being disclosed. 

About WebMD Well being Corp.

WebMD Well being Corp., an Web Manufacturers firm, is on the coronary heart of the digital well being revolution that’s reworking the healthcare expertise for shoppers, sufferers, healthcare professionals, employers, well being plans and well being techniques. By means of private and non-private on-line portals, cell platforms, and health-focused publications, WebMD delivers modern content material and digital companies that allow and enhance decision-making, assist and encourage well being actions, streamline and simplify the healthcare journey, and enhance affected person care.

The WebMD Well being Community consists of WebMD Well being, Medscape, Jobson Healthcare Info, MediQuality, Frontline, Vitals Shopper Companies, Aptus Well being, Krames, PulsePoint, The Wellness Community, SanovaWorks, MNG Well being, MedicineNet, eMedicineHealth, RxList, OnHealth, Medscape Schooling, and different owned WebMD websites. WebMD®, Medscape®, CME Circle®, Medpulse®, eMedicine®, MedicineNet®, theheart.org® and RxList® are among the many logos of WebMD Well being Corp. or its subsidiaries.

About JIM.fr 

Dr. Gilles Haroche, then an intern at “Hôpitaux de Paris” (Hospital chain, Paris), based the “Journal Worldwide de Médecine” (The JIM) in 1979, which switched to a wholly digital format in 1999. The JIM has all the time fulfilled the mission expressed in its title Worldwide Journal of Medication.

Due to the each day editorial collaboration of dozens of hospital and personal practitioners, JIM has set itself the purpose of informing its readers in French, in “actual time”, of all the pieces necessary that’s being performed and written in medication around the globe within the worldwide scientific press, main congresses {and professional} information. Its rigor and its free and typically offbeat tone have made it a hit with its readers, and subsequently with its advertisers.  JIM has all the time been ranked among the many main digital media websites for HCPs in France.

SOURCE Medscape


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