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Last $42.04 USD
Change Today -0.28 / -0.66%
Volume 1.2M
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111 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10011

United States

Phone: 212-624-3700

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alty, with each supported specialty having its own customized content. Medscape also includes areas for nurses, pharmacists, medical students, and members interested in medical policy and business of medicine topics. Registration by users enables the company to deliver medical content targeted to their specialty and areas of interest, based on information they provide in their registration profiles. The registration process also enables professional members to choose a home page tailored to their medical specialty or interests. Medscape members receive email newsletters, tailored to their specialty and other areas of interest, which highlight new information and resources on Medscape. Medscape content comprises: News Content: Medscape provides timely coverage of medical news, including insightful perspectives from leading medical experts in both text and multimedia formats. Medscape news content is written by the company’s in-house team of professional journalists and editors, faculty from respected academic and clinical institutions, and seasoned freelance professional writers. Medscape news content is edited and managed by its editorial staff. The content is produced in various formats, including in-depth interviews with experts on topics related to the practice of medicine; news alerts on critical clinical issues, such as breaking drug information, including pharmaceutical recalls and product advisories; coverage of healthcare policy and politics, including analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and its impact on clinical practice; and coverage of key professional meetings and conferences from around the world. Medscape’s news content also includes Business of Medicine coverage on complex practice management, compensation, legal, and ethical issues. The Medscape editorial team also creates recurring features and columns, such as clinical cases, slideshows, and special reports. Medscape also provides access to wire service news stories and to licensed full-text journal articles. Reference Content (Drugs and Diseases): Medscape provides original content authored and reviewed by physicians and pharmacists from primary medical centers, in the following categories: Disease and Condition Articles: Evidence-based and physician-reviewed disease and condition articles are organized to answer clinical questions, as well as to provide in-depth information in support of diagnosis, treatment, and other clinical decision-making. The company’s approximately 6,000 disease and condition monographs are illustrated with approximately 40,000 diagnostic images and clinical drawings. Drug Reference: A proprietary drug reference database, with approximately 2,300 monographs, for researching prescribing and safety information on brand-name, generic and over-the-counter drugs, including herbals and supplements. Drug Interaction Checker: A drug interaction checker that identifies interactions for drugs, herbals, and/or supplements, with detailed information from minor to contraindicated interactions. Clinical Procedure Articles: Approximately 1,000 clinical procedure articles provide detailed instructions, and include videos and images to help clinicians with new techniques or to improve their skills in procedures they have previously performed. Image Collections: Image collections are engaging presentations of both common and uncommon diseases, case presentations, and controversies in medicine. They are presented in a slideshow format and are designed to challenge and expand physicians’ knowledge of clinically important topics. Quizzes and Case Challenges: A series of interactive assessments designed to test clinical acumen and supplement disease and condition content. The company’s Medscape App is a free mobile application, available on Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, and Kindle Fire, for physicians and other healthcare professionals that provides registered users with access to Medscape news and reference content, including articles and other resources; the drug reference database and drug interaction checker; clinical re

 

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