CancerConsultants™ to Provide Cancer Content to HealthGate CHOICE® Hospital Web Sites and NBCi

Deal will bring extensive, high-quality cancer content to syndicated web sites

Ketchum, ID — November 28, 2000 —™, a leading provider of cancer treatment information, today announced a strategic partnership with HealthGate Data Corp. (Nasdaq: HGAT), a leading provider of hosted Web portals and managed content for businesses that target healthcare consumers. will license cancer information from its primary consumer Web site,™ for exclusive use on HealthGate and affiliate sites, including NBCi and the more than 500 hospital sites that use HealthGate’s CHOICE® eHeath Platform. The CHOICE Platform is actively employed by hospitals nationwide that outsource the transformation of their static Web site into an interactive medical resource for patients and health professionals.

“The epicenter of our business as a cancer knowledge center is to empower patients through education about their treatment options and to facilitate access to clinical trials,” said Charles Weaver, M.D.,™ founder and CEO. “By partnering with HealthGate, we are able to share this knowledge with cancer patients and, ultimately, better serve patients seeking credible cancer information. By allowing HealthGate to market our content to hospitals, we partner with the premier distributor of Internet-based healthcare managed content and can focus our energy on recruitment of patients to clinical trials and development of physician practice Web sites.”

“HealthGate is proud to offer its hospital customers such a respected resource in cancer information,” said Bill Reece, CEO and President of HealthGate Data Corp. “Content from will help CHOICE hospitals become the premiere provider of cancer information in their local community.”

About CHOICE eHealth Platform

The CHOICE® eHealth Platform 3.0 enables hospitals and healthcare institutions to transform a static Web site into an interactive medical portal for patients and health professionals. HealthGate and CHOICE act as a hospital’s Web hub providing hosted, managed content, health maintenance tools and services presented under the hospital’s own brand. New CHOICE features include enhanced content localization, expanded content offerings and access to more than 2,200 hours of continuing education courses. More than 500 hospitals nationwide rely on HealthGate’s CHOICE eHealth Platform to build dynamic eHealth communities with patients and constituents. The scalable platform can also support future access to software applications that enhance organizational efficiency and patient care.

About HealthGate Data Corp.

HealthGate Data Corp. is a leading enabler of healthcare e-markets through a hosted infrastructure that distributes content, interactive tools and software applications for a diverse range of healthcare organizations. Through its CHOICE eHealth Platform, HealthGate enables hundreds of hospitals to build loyal eHealth communities with consumers and physicians. HealthGate establishes the infrastructure for integrating these constituents into Web-based e-business processes that improve efficiency and reduce costs. In addition, HealthGate provides interactive, managed content to international media networks, pharmaceutical companies and other manufacturers and consumer health businesses through its Syndication Division. With its activePress Publishing Services Division, HealthGate provides leading publishers with Web-enabling services that manage the complexities of converting and distributing traditional healthcare print materials via the Internet. For more information visit HealthGate at or call 1-800-434-GATE.

This news release contains certain statements that are forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and HealthGate’s actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. These forward looking statements reflect management’s current expectations, are based on many assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including, among other things, those factors described in the periodic reports and registration statements HealthGate files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. HealthGate does not intend to update or publicly release any revisions to the forward-looking statements.

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