iMedix

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iMedix
Type of business Private
Type of site
Social networking
Founded 2006
Dissolved 2012 (2012)
Headquarters New York City, United States
Key people Amir Leitersdorf, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Iri Amirav, CMO and Co-Founder
Slogan(s) "iMedix is a new way to find and share health information"
Website imedix.com
Launched January, 2006
Current status Inactive

iMedix was a health search engine and social network service that utilized advanced proprietary algorithms to provide information in response to medical questions and concerns. iMedix was a U.S. cooperation founded in 2006 by Amir Leitersdorf and Iri Amirav. The company's R&D was based in Herzeliya, Israel.

Om May 18, 2011, AVG Technologies acquired iMedix Web Technologies Ltd., realizing "the integration of iMedix software with the Company’s existing solutions."[1] The website shut down sometime after February 2012.[2]

Service and technology[edit]

The iMedix service offered a combination of a health search engine and a collaborative community platform.[3]

Reception[edit]

iMedix was one of PCWorld's 100 Incredibly Useful and Interesting Web Sites in 2008.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AVG TECHNOLOGIES N.V. filed this Form 20-F on 04/26/2012". AVG Technologies N.V. 26 April 2012. Archived from the original on 12 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "imedix.com". Internet Archive Wayback Machine. Internet Archive. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Dubner, Stephen (2007-12-14). "WebMD Meets Facebook (and Wikipedia): A Medical Revolution or a Nightmare?". New York Times. 
  4. ^ Mark Sullivan "100 Web Sites--The List by Category." PCWorld. Oct 2, 200

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