Grammar Usage: Use of to following "help"

Which is correct:


Lifepoint’s LPI Web Provider Portal can help labs, hospitals, ACOs and all healthcare organizations to meet the demand for connectivity with providers via browser-based, on-demand, superior portal solutions.

or

Lifepoint’s LPI Web Provider Portal can help labs, hospitals, ACOs and all healthcare organizations meet the demand for connectivity with providers via browser-based, on-demand, superior portal solutions.


The second option is correct because we do not use "to" following the verb "help".

For example.

* The medicine helped her feel better.
* He tried to help his son with his math homework.
* The money didn't help.

You could use "to help" though, when speaking in the passive voice.

The medicine was used to help make her feel better.

I hope this helps clarify you doubts.
Diana

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