Wolters Kluwer Health to Publish Dermatologic Surgery

Released: 10-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST
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Newswise — Philadelphia, Pa. (February 10, 2014) - Wolters Kluwer Health and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery today announced an agreement to publish the Society’s official journal, Dermatologic Surgery, in print, online and digital formats effective with the June 2014 issue.

“We are excited to expand the journal’s reach both digitally and globally with the Wolters Kluwer Health publishing team. An important goal in evolving the journal is to deliver multimedia content to our member physicians across the multiple access channels they use today—increasingly that’s on mobile devices," said Katherine Duerdoth, CAE, Executive Director of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Dermatologic Surgery provides in-depth coverage of cosmetic and reconstructive skin surgery and skin cancer through peer-reviewed original articles, extensive illustrations, case reports, features, literature reviews and correspondence. The monthly journal is exclusively devoted to dermatologic surgery with comprehensive coverage on cutaneous laser surgery, soft-tissue fillers, skin resurfacing, hair transplantation, phlebology, liposuction and skin cancer surgery.

“We’re delighted to have been selected by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery to publish its official journal and position it for growth," said Jayne Marks, Vice President Publishing, Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research. "Dermatologic Surgery is an important, prestigious addition to our portfolio of complementary titles that will bring opportunities for new distribution and advertising channels while elevating its brand internationally.”

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About the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
ASDS was founded in 1970 to promote excellence in the subspecialty of dermatologic surgery and foster the highest standards of patient care.

Dermatologic surgery is the discipline that deals with the diagnosis and surgical, reconstructive and cosmetic treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails, including skin cancer and rejuvenation of aging skin. The Society is the largest specialty group in dermatology and represents the fastest growing segment of dermatologic practice. ASDS supports clinical and basic research grants; continuing education and the training of its members; legislative and regulatory advocacy; dissemination of public information and community outreach programs. Visit www.asds.net.

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.6 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle: @WKHealth.


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