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Princeton, NJ, United States, 2011/06/08 - Inspire has signed agreements with more than a dozen new patient advocacy organizations in the past several months, increasing its partnerships by over 35% in a year - Inspire.com.
Inspire announced it has signed agreements with more than a dozen new patient advocacy organizations in the past several months. Inspire has increased its partnerships by over 35% in a year.
"The number and diversity of our recent partners demonstrates that across all segments of patient care, our partners want to connect patients," said Inspire CEO Brian Loew.
Among the recently announced partners:
• Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association;
• Alzheimer's Foundation of America;
• National Psoriasis Foundation;
• Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance;
• Georgetown University NICU;
• National Eczema Association;
• National Family Caregivers Alliance;
• National Association for Continence;
• Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation;
• American Brain Tumor Association;
• Short Bowel Syndrome Foundation;
• Fight Colorectal Cancer.
Inspire creates and manages safe, moderated online communities, organized by medical condition, for patients to share information and to support one another. Inspire is a leader in working with nonprofit patient organizations.
Amir Lewkowicz, Inspire's Vice President of Partnerships, said,"Patient advocacy organizations realize their members want to connect with each other online, and the organizations see the value in working with us to create those peer-to-peer connections through online communities."
Loew added,"Patients are going online in increasing numbers and with increasing sophistication to learn about their disease and to be involved in their own care."
Princeton, NJ-based Inspire creates safe, moderated online communities, organized by medical condition, for patients to share information and to support each other. Inspire (inspire.com) builds and manages these communities in partnership with more than 75 national patient advocacy and support organizations. Among the organizations are the National Osteoporosis Foundation, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, the National Organization for Rare Disorders, WomenHeart, and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. For more information, call 800-945-0381.