About FacetoFace Health
Health is an online health network where you can find and share real-world experiences
with others. Through or unique HealthMatch engine you are matched to others
with similar conditions, medications, treatments, etc. The company is made up of
experienced healthcare technology pioneers who share a passion for helping
consumers take control of their health.
Today’s health sites provide either generic medical
information from experts or hard-to-qualify personal experiences on message
boards and blogs. In contrast, FaceToFaceHealth uses cutting edge technology to
personalize the experience and surface the most relevant and useful content.
There’s power in sharing personal experience and knowledge
to help others in their health journey. FacetoFace Health believes that people
are more than just the sum of their conditions. They are multi-dimensional and
need human connections for a variety of life challenges when dealing with a
FacetoFace Health FAQ
What is FacetoFace
FacetoFace Health (www.facetofacehealth.com)
is an online health network where you can find other people and share
real-world experiences with them. Led by healthcare IT executive, Nowell Outlaw,
the Boulder-based company is made up of experienced technology pioneers who
share a passion for making it easier to take control of your health.
the vision behind the site?
The idea for FacetoFace Health originated when the founder, Nowell
Outlaw, realized how difficult it is for people to connect with others with
similar health conditions. When Nowell
was doing research on Cancer related treatments he realized that there is too
much of the same/exact information available today on the interenet, but
finding people who have experience with the same condition, drug, medical
facility or health plan was missing. Many
people find navigating the internet searching for health information impossible
to navigate and hard to trust. He founded FacetoFace Health to inspire people
to learn from each other and to help others gain knowledge of important health
the company founded?
How is FacetoFace
Health different from other health sites?
health sites provide either generic medical information from experts or
hard-to-qualify personal experiences on message boards and blogs. In contrast, FacetoFace
Health uses its HealthMatch technology to help personalize the experience by
matching you with others with similar conditions.
individuals vs. doctors and other health professionals?
We recognize that the
medical diagnosis is just one part of someone’s health journey. No person is
one-dimensional; we all have many life challenges that need to be addressed in
dealing with a health issue. When approaching a health situation, people generally
rely on three sources for information: a doctor, the Internet and friends
who’ve been through it. We are providing quick and easy access to a credible network
of people with similar health experiences to inform you and help make personal
How much funding has FacetoFace Health raised?
FacetoFace Health is a private company and has
been funded by its founder since its inception.
use FacetoFace Health?
FacetoFace Health is for people who want to take control of
their health and tap into other people’s health experiences, information and
have to be a member to use FacetoFace Health?
FacetoFace Health is open to everyone who is interested in
taking control of his or her health. To ensure that FacetoFace Health has a credible information,
only registered members can contribute to the site. Membership is free and you
can sign up by sharing your e-mail and one of your health passions, interests,
or experiences here: http://facetofacehealth.com/user/CreateUser.aspx
What is FacetoFace
Health’s business model and how will it monetize?
FacetoFace Health will generate revenue through Pay Per
Click Advertising based upon it’s HealthMatch algorithm for members.
Is it safe
for consumers to put their personal information on FacetoFace Health?
Health is a member-driven site, so you decide what information you share and
with whom you share it. You can keep a private health diary, share a story with
your friends only, or let the world benefit from your experience. You’re in
control of your content and personal information. We know that privacy is a concern online, which is why you can connect
friends and share messages and content on FacetoFace Health without sharing
your email address publically. You can choose to share your personal
information selectively or not at all.
Is the information credible?
We believe that strong, active communities given the
appropriate tools are the cornerstone to creating credible information. At FacetoFace
Health, you must be a member with a profile to contribute, so there’s no
anonymous content. Information can be rated by the community, so you can see
what others found most useful.
Where are you located?
We are located at:
FacetoFace Health, Inc.
357 S. McCaslin Blvd., Ste. 200
Louisville, CO 80027
(303) 318.4211 (tel)
(303) 926.6737 (fax)