Clarimed provides users with access to healthcare information in an accessible and transparent manner. Users are able to gain access to facts and insight about the medical device industry and related information about product quality and performance. Such information can aid decision-making processes especially with regards to patients' use of such medical devices. Searches can be conducted for different medical terms and the results can be viewed based on the category of the term or keywords within the Clarimed database, the summary, what the keyword or term is, types, causes, risks, symptoms, signs, diagnosis, living with a condition, coping with symtoms, treatments and other issues that may be related to the medical or healthcare term or keyword.
The Clarimed beta site was launched in 2011 during the Health 2.0 Launch. The goal of Clarimed is to create a medium through which healthcare and medical information is readily available and transparent for users. With huge databases of health information and devices, fact-based information can be provided. Clarimed is part of Acelly LLC which was also established as Iluri LLC in April 2011.
There are many applications that provide health related information. Clarimed presents a comprehensive view and perspective. However, the are still other areas of the web where similar health information can be obtained. There is a good categorization of information on Clarimed and a visible and efficient search box helps users locate information quickly. Users can get into specific categories and explore the additional information available.
The Clarimed application provides a very professional feel to the website. The search box is clearly visible on the main screen or index page as well as the different categories that users may look for health information. Menus and links are also very visible and it is easy to move between the sections. The web application gives the user confidence about the quality of data that will be presented to the user. It clearly specifies the quality of data produced and also provides information about the size of the database.
There is no cost to use the Clarimed application. Users can begin searching for relevant content simply by inserting keywords into the search box. There are no costs for searching through specific tabs or for sharing the information retrieved with others.
The Clarimed application is a useful tool for patients, healthcare providers, health insurance companies, manufacturers and others who are involved in medical device and equipment decision making. With Clarimed, users get more information and with more information, they can make informed decisions.