HealthCentral Buys Health Portal Wellsphere

Posted Jan 28, 2009 is a medical content website that syndicates content from Harvard, A.D.A.M., HealthDay, Thomson PDR, etc.  Later today the company will be announcing that they have acquired Wellsphere.

Wellsphere is also a health-related information website that raised about $3 million in funding from Gemini and Woodrow Myers.  HealthCentral has about $50 million in funding from Sequoia, Polaris, IAC, and the Carlyle Group.  Wellsphere has aabout 300,000 health articles, 250,000 health images, and about 20,000 health videos in their archives.

Wellsphere was started by Ron Gutman and Dave Kashen.  Gutman and Kashen both received their MBAs from Stanford’s Business School.

[via TechCrunch]