Healthcare Sector Benefits from Online Community

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- GoLightly, Inc., a market leader in delivering effective and easy-to-use Web 2.0 social enterprise networking and online community software solutions for corporations and membership organizations, is pleased to announce a number of industry-leading organizations addressing healthcare issues have become GoLightly clients. These market leaders have turned to enterprise-level online networks powered by GoLightly, because of the importance of many-to-many connections combined with the privacy needs surrounding healthcare issues.

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The National Council on Aging helps older people remain healthy and independent, find jobs, increase access to benefits programs, and discover meaningful ways to continue contributing to society. "We launched the MyRespectability.org continuous learning community to increase the effectiveness of our partner network and committees. Based upon the success of that community, we decided to leverage GoLightly as our internal employee community and plan on launching several more over the next few months. The response has been overwhelmingly positive as we continue to engage our constituents, employees and partners throughout the country." Stuart Spector, Senior Vice President, NCOA.

The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation serves thousands of families raising children diagnosed with, or at risk for, pediatric bipolar disorder. "Online parent-to-parent support is a key part of our mission to improve the lives of families raising children and teens living with bipolar disorder and related conditions. GoLightly is critical to our ability to provide that support," says Nanci Schiman, CABF.

Other healthcare organizations that have chosen GoLightly include the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD -- the professional association run by and for professionals who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities), and St. Luke's Health Initiative (a public foundation addressing Arizona health futures, community grants, medical assistance, and supporting affiliate organizations).

About GoLightly:

GoLightly powers effective, easy-to-use online community solutions for corporate enterprise and associations. GoLightly's services, which include integrated groups, email lists, forums, libraries, blogs, member directories and wikis, help associations and other organizations acquire and retain members, and extend the effectiveness of their conferences and meetings. The GoLightly platform also enables corporations to utilize and manage employees' knowledge more efficiently and securely, and build brand loyalty through customer communities. GoLightly-powered community sites, branded as the client's own, can stand alone or be integrated with an organizations' existing software and database systems.

Through viral marketing GoLightly has become one of the premiere providers of custom branded and integrated online community collaboration tools for enterprise and associations. GoLightly is based in Mill Valley, California (San Francisco Bay Area) and offers services worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.golightly.com/ or meet us at booth 1028 at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco (April 23-25).

GoLightly regularly presents webinars on social networking and online community for the enterprise and for associations. A sign-up form for those webinars is available at http://www.golightly.com/webinar .

SOURCE GoLightly, Inc.

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