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'List' of Angie Hicks '95 Expanding Into Health Care

'List' of Angie Hicks '95 Expanding Into Health Care

March 26, 2008

Angie Hicks Fence.jpgMarch 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "This came out of demand from our members," says Angie's List founder Angie Hicks. The 1995 DePauw University graduate's company has announced a new service that will "allow its members to rate physicians, dentists, pharmacies and health insurers," reports the Indianapolis Star.

Daniel Lee writes, "Angie's List -- which has 600,000 members nationwide, including 43,300 in the Indianapolis area -- built its business by providing a forum for its customers to rate painters, roofers and other service providers. Now, the company allows members to log on to www.angieslist.com to share their real-life experiences with local doctors, from the cleanliness of waiting rooms to the physician's bedside manner."

Hicks notes, "People are looking for a doctor that they can easily health.giftalk to and be open with. The key to a patient-doctor relationship is being able to communicate easily with them."

Read the full article at IndyStar.com.

Angie Hicks -- who was an economics major, Management Fellow and Rector Scholar at DePauw -- received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Management and Entrepreneurship from her alma mater over 2007's Old Gold Weekend. Learn more about Hicks and her company in this recent story.