The Ultrafit wellness program was developed to assist corporations, particularly self-insured companies, in reducing their healthcare costs through wellness programs developed for their employees and staff, Healthspan CEO Jim Doty said.
"The Ultrafit program is the only program that can truly allow corporate America to get its arms around the skyrocketing healthcare costs that are devastating the bottom line," Doty
said.The proposed association of Healthspan and Netivation.com
is "the perfect marketplace combination of process and information," he
"We will now have the ability to use the information technology of Netivation to implement and track the outcomes of Ultrafit nationally," Doty
extensive experience in the areas of physician practice and healthcare management will bring increased depth, skill and vision to the Medinex.com team."Under the terms of the proposed acquisition, Doty would lead Netivation.com's health care division, Medinex.com. Doty
has more than 28 years of healthcare experience and is specialized in management service organization development, physician group practice management, primary care group practice development and hospital/physician relationships. He is the founder and past president and CEO of The Camden Group (www.thecamdengroup.com), one of the nation's largest healthcare consulting companies.Upon the purchase of The Camden Group by HealthCare Partners (www.healthcarepartners.com), Doty became the president of the Consulting and Management Services Division of HealthCare Partners.He
retired from that post in 1998.He then founded Healthspan. Netivation.com
also recently signed letters of intent to acquire Net.Capitol (www.netcapitol.com), a public affairs technology firm, Raintree Communications (www.policyvoice.com), a grassroots lobbying technology company, and MedMarket
(www.medmarket.com), a developer of Internet Web sites for medical manufacturer and supplier companies. Netivation.com
is the developer of Medinex.com
(www.medinex.com) is a healthcare community that provides content, products and services to primary care physicians, healthcare-conscious consumers, patients and their families.Medinex.com
includes a medical search engine, discussion groups, support groups, a doctor's advice column, the latest health news, Web sites for healthcare professionals and The Online Discount Medical Bookstore (www.discountmedbooks.com).Votenet.com (www.votenet.com) is a public policy community that includes content, products and services for candidates for political office, voters, political organizations, political action committees and lobbyists.