acquired by US network


UK professional network has been acquired by online healthcare company M3 USA, part of the global M3 group.

With M3 group companies owning online clinical networks in the US, Germany, Japan and Korea, the group can now reach over 1.5 million doctors worldwide with market research, education and healthcare promotions. is the largest and most active network of medical professionals in the UK, with a membership of over 184,000 doctors.

Richard Adams (pictured below), Chief Executive of, said: “ has for some time been working towards adding a strong international footprint.” The network launched the Networks in Health alliance of European doctor communities in May.

“We believe that to best serve our members and our client interests, being part of a larger, multinational organisation will bring enormous advances and benefits,” Adams added.

“With a truly global footprint, M3 offers access to a compelling range of resources, and this exciting move will enable us to enhance and introduce many new services and solutions.”

M3 USA – short for ‘Medicine, Media, and Metamorphosis’ – aims to help life science companies influence medical practice via the Internet.

“This acquisition allows us to dramatically extend our services to doctors and the healthcare sector in the UK,” commented Aki Tomaru, CEO of M3 USA. “This is a stepping stone for M3 to expand further into Europe, and it signals our commitment to providing the life science industry full global access.”


Richard Adams, Chief Executive of

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