Thursday, September 02, 2010
ROCHESTER, Minn. — MayoClinic.com was recently named one of the 50 Best Websites of 2010 by TIME.com editors, and one of only five websites in the Health & Fitness category.
The article on TIME.com says, "The renowned Mayo Clinic's website keeps its tips legitimate, combining ease of use with sound medical advice. The site offers an encyclopedic index of diseases and a symptom checker to see what that forehead pain could mean. With an editorial staff full of M.D.s, you'll be sure to get your information from expert sources, though nothing can replace an actual doctor."
MayoClinic.com is produced and managed by Mayo Clinic Global Products and Services (GPS). The website began in 1995 and now garners more than 17 million visits per month worldwide, and helps fulfill Mayo's vision of providing health and wellness expertise to people from all walks of life.
"We're extremely proud to be the trusted source of medical information for people everywhere," says Roger Harms, M.D., medical editor-in-chief of MayoClinic.com. "We are honored to be recognized in our quest to deliver credible health and wellness information that is timely, relevant, and accurate."
The award-winning consumer website offers health information, self-improvement and disease management tools to empower people to manage their health. Produced by a team of Web professionals and medical experts working side by side, MayoClinic.com gives users access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 3,700 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.
Journalists can become a member of the Mayo Clinic News Network for the latest health, science and research news and access to video, audio, text and graphic elements that can be downloaded or embedded.
Learn more about becoming a patient at Mayo Clinic in the Patient & Visitor Guide.