AltaVista Reels in $65 Million HealthCentral.com Deal
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HealthCentral.com will offer its health and medical information to start-up AltaVista's Health Channel, which is scheduled to be part of AltaVista's commerce network. AltaVista, which slated its new network to begin this fall, is majority-owned by CMGI Inc.
The three-year deal will grant AltaVista's users access to data from HealthCentral.com's nationally-acclaimed medical broadcaster, Dr. Dean Edell.
AltaVista Health will also have a customized health risk assessment, personal health record and the latest health and wellness news in addition to an online multimedia library covering more than 6,000 topics.