Founded in 1998, Ann Arbor-based HealthMedia enjoyed an 88 percent growth in healthcare revenue, a 50 percent increase in staff levels, and numerous awards for wellness and disease management last year.
2007 also saw the company add powerhouse Kaiser Permanente, the nation's leading integrated health plan, to its impressive clientele. Other clients include: Aetna Behavioral Health, The Cleveland Clinic, and Mellon Bank.
HealthMedia developed a technology that effectively emulates a nurse counseling session, but has the scalability of web content. A global leader in online behavior intervention, the company delivers individually tailored self-management intervention for health and wellness, disease management and medication compliance.
Last year, HealthMedia acquired Boston-based MySelfHelp.com --the nation's leading provider of online behavioral health intervention for depression, eating disorders, grief management and insomnia—and released the highly regarded HealthMedia Care for Diabetes, an online diabetes self-management program.
The company and its programs have receieved several awards in the last few years. In 2006 they earned numerous awards, including Innovations in Healthcare Award from the Adaptive Business Leaders Association. This year they were named one of the "Michigan 50 Companies To Watch."
Health Media, which currently employees close to 100 people and expects to add 30 more in Ann Arbor over the next year.