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NEJM tool lets docs fine tune skills

NEJM tool lets docs fine tune skills

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The NEJM Group, the organization behind the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch, has launched a tool that seeks to infuse the NEJM brand across a medical professional's career.

Medscape app gives personalized take on medical news

Medscape app gives personalized take on medical news

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The iPad and iPhone resource from Medscape has one purpose: to funnel medical news to a professional's device

Professional Media briefs: June 2014

Professional Media briefs: June 2014

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News on Symphony Health Solutions, Wolters Kluwer Health and Frontline Medical Communications

Professional Media briefs: May 2014

Professional Media briefs: May 2014

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News on BMJ, MedPage Today and John Wiley & Sons

Omnio app moves to smartphones

Omnio app moves to smartphones

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Physicians Interactive is introducing the third wave of its Omnio app, making the tablet-only tool available for iPhones and Android phones.

Survey finds pay doesn't make doctors happy

Survey finds pay doesn't make doctors happy

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Medscape's survey of over 24,000 physicians found that a paycheck is not necessarily linked to a physician's professional satisfaction.

Professional Media briefs: April 2014

Professional Media briefs: April 2014

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News on MedCAREERS Group Inc., F1000 and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Merion renames NP, PA print publication

Merion renames NP, PA print publication

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The newly titled Nurse Practitioner Perspective rolls out this month, keeping pace with an educational shift in the nursing field.

Off-label guidance may not be publishing boon

Off-label guidance may not be publishing boon

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The FDA's proposed upgrade to its off-label distribution guidelines has some new features, but experts say it is unclear if this means more dollars will flow toward reprints.

MPR marks a few digital milestones

MPR marks a few digital milestones

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Within four days, drug resource MPR hit two milestones of note: reaching one million monthly views as of February 3 and moving from a soft launch to an all-out shout of its MPR app on February 7.

Wolters Kluwer broadens the focus of Nursing Advisor

Wolters Kluwer broadens the focus of Nursing Advisor

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Wolters Kluwer Health has renamed Lippincott's Nursing Advisor the Lippincott Advisor

Professional Media briefs: March 2014

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News on PLOS, PMLiVE and Elsevier

Professional Media briefs: February 2014

Professional Media briefs: February 2014

News on Doximity, Hepatic Oncology and media group F1000

New owner to publish MedAdNews biannually

New owner to publish MedAdNews biannually

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A month after UBM Canon closed the B2B magazine, marketing firm Outcomes LLC announced its return to twice-a-year publication.

Frontline hits the refresh button on Emergency Medicine

Frontline hits the refresh button on Emergency Medicine

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Six years after transitioning from a primary care/emergency physician focus to a strictly emergency medicine focus, Emergency Medicine has gotten an upgrade

Professional Media briefs: January 2014

Professional Media briefs: January 2014

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News on PubMed, UBM Canon, F1000 Research and Elsevier

Elsevier sends wave of takedown requests

Elsevier sends wave of takedown requests

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Elsevier is taking a hard-line posture against several different universities, asking them to take down scholarly research.

Cegedim enters physician network fray

Cegedim enters physician network fray

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The company says Docnet is more than a social site—it's a hub that merges networking, research and financial (as in Sunshine) resources.

Professional Media briefs: December 2013

Professional Media briefs: December 2013

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News on Modern Healthcare, Journal of Lawand Biosciences and Neuro-Oncology

Launching a HUB of diabetes activity

Launching a HUB of diabetes activity

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WorldOne and Sermo announced the launch of their second HUB module, a diabetes resource, at the Diabetes Innovation 2013 conference in Washington, DC last month.

Oncology Nurse Advisor forms partnership with NCONN

Oncology Nurse Advisor forms partnership with NCONN

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The collaboration between Oncology Nurse Advisor and the National Coalition for Oncology Nurse Navigators became official in October.

Professional Media briefs: November 2013

Professional Media briefs: November 2013

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News on the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Elsevier and Science

WebMD is bringing former advertisers back on board

WebMD is bringing former advertisers back on board

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The company says it recaptured some former advertisers and that third-quarter traffic is up compared with last year.

AMA slams CMS stance on reprints

AMA slams CMS stance on reprints

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The American Medical Association (AMA), together with a slew of co-signers, wants CMS to reverse a decision to include textbooks and journal reprints as reportable items.

Big Pharma pulls back on publishing

Big Pharma pulls back on publishing

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A research team found that Big Pharma has pulled back on publications despite doubling or even quadrupling research and development budgets

AMA has closed the book on American Medical News

AMA has closed the book on American Medical News

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American Medical News's 55-year publishing history ended September 2, although the website will be maintained through the end of the year.

MedPage Today broadens its scope

MedPage Today broadens its scope

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MedPage Today's new VP and global editorial director, Ivan Oransky, has a goal in mind: to make the resource even more top-of-mind among the medical community by broadening and deepening its content and engagement

Informed patients mean productive office visits: study

Informed patients mean productive office visits: study

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A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that encouraging patients to read up on a topic beforehand could make office visits more productive

Professional Media briefs: September 2013

Professional Media briefs: September 2013

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News on JAMA Ophthalmology, the New England Journal of Medicine, Elsevier and Oxford University Press

Omnio is expanding its point of view

Omnio is expanding its point of view

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A refreshed version of the Omino app will be viewable in both portrait and landscape modes, as well as including a variety of other new features

DeepDyve gives its users five minutes of free access

DeepDyve gives its users five minutes of free access

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DeepDyve has expanded its content-streaming service to allow users to look at entire articles for five minutes, after which they can choose from several purchase or rental options

Professional Media briefs: August 2013

Professional Media briefs: August 2013

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News on Scientific Communications Group, Elsevier and the American Medical Association

Velcade uses "iPatient" to spur sales

Velcade uses "iPatient" to spur sales

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Velcade has rolled out an "iPatient" sales app to help invigorate the brand

Doximity adds an iPad app—and 40,000 new members

Doximity adds an iPad app—and 40,000 new members

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Professional physician network Doximity hit two milestones this spring: membership hit 160,000 US physicians and the network released an iPad app that will help doctors better leverage the network

Professional Media briefs: June 2013

Professional Media briefs: June 2013

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News on Oxford University Press, Barash's Clinical Anesthesia and UBM Medica

Elsevier gives RSS an editorial spin

Elsevier gives RSS an editorial spin

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Elsevier is replacing its OncologyStat portal with a multidisciplinary news and research aggregator called PracticeUpdate

Wiley adds new titles in several categories to its lineup

Wiley adds new titles in several categories to its lineup

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Wiley announced in March that it will enter 2014 with at least 66 new titles under its umbrella

Professional Media briefs: May 2013

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News on the American Diabetes Association, MedCity News, UBM Medica and the American College of Physicians

After merger, AANP has two journals

After merger, AANP has two journals

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Members of newly formed American Association of Nurse Pracitioners will receive the journals of both groups that merged to form it

JAMA increases its mobile reach with Network Reader

JAMA increases its mobile reach with Network Reader

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Medical publisher and news source JAMA Network's latest launch—the JAMA Network Reader—is finding new ways to engage readers and advertisers

Professional Media briefs: April 2013

Professional Media briefs: April 2013

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News on Wiley, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Inaccuracies hurt clinical data: study

Inaccuracies hurt clinical data: study

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A piece in open-access journal PLOS that highlights problems with the current state of published clinical trial data.

Professional Media briefs: March 2013

Professional Media briefs: March 2013

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News on Current Psychiatry, BIoMed Central, Elsevier and Wiley

Elsevier marketing push hits the road

Elsevier marketing push hits the road

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A new Elsevier marketing campaign consists of two mobile units that bring an immersive experience to institutions and individuals

Athenahealth acquires mobile health firm Epocrates

Athenahealth acquires mobile health firm Epocrates

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Cloud-based electronic health-record and practice-management provider Athenahealth is buying mobile health firm Epocrates for $293 million in cash

Professional Media briefs: February 2013

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News on Time Inc., WIley and Wolters Kluwer Health

Journal readers not giving up on print

Journal readers not giving up on print

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Data from three publication groups indicate that it's still too soon for publishers to ditch print for digital-only publications,

MPR redesign streamlines info, adds prescribing tool

MPR redesign streamlines info, adds prescribing tool

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Monthly Prescribing Reference has unveiled a redesign—its first since 2009.

Professional Media briefs: January 2013

Professional Media briefs: January 2013

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News on the Wall Street Journal, Nature and Elsevier


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