Press Room

June 27, 2013

SLACK Incorporated Announces Release of Healio.com News Apps

Thorofare, NJ – SLACK Incorporated, publisher of Healio.com, has launched news apps in eight health care specialties compatible with iPhone® or iPad®. These apps will make it quicker and easier for health care professionals to receive relevant medical news and information pertinent to their field.

Each app offers exclusive features available on Healio.com. The apps deliver breaking news

and top trending stories, along with access to the video library and a wide-range of subspecialty topics for more focused learning. Also available are perspectives from key opinion leaders in their medical specialty and In the Journals, time-saving summaries of the most important research appearing in top peer-reviewed journals. Users have the ability to comment on articles, share via email or social media, and save articles for offline reading.

“Ever since SLACK Incorporated launched Healio.com in April 2012, we have constantly been striving to improve the user experience and disseminate information in the fastest, most convenient way possible,” said Joan-Marie Stiglich, ELS, Senior Vice President at SLACK Incorporated. “The launch of the news apps will allow physicians and other health care professionals to access the latest news within their field anytime, anywhere, directly from their mobile device.”

News apps are now available for the following specialty publications, published by SLACK Incorporated: Cardiology Today, Endocrine Today, HemOnc Today, Infectious Disease News, Infectious Diseases in Children, Ocular Surgery News, Orthopedics Today and Primary Care Optometry News.

SLACK Incorporated is a leading provider of information to targeted health care specialties. SLACK produces 42 publications in print and online; publishes more than 250 medical and allied health books; creates custom print and Internet-related projects; and produces convention daily newspapers and meeting supplements for a growing number of health care meetings.

Launched in April 2012, Healio.com is an in-depth specialty clinical information website that allows health care specialists to select and tailor news and education to best fit their daily practice of medicine. Healio.com features the industry’s best news reporting, dynamic multimedia, question-and-answer columns, CME and other educational activities in a variety of formats, quick reference content, blogs, peer-reviewed journals and a full line of popular book titles.

For more information, contact Lee Gaymon, Senior Director, Audience Development & Marketing, at lgaymon@slackinc.com, 856.848.1000 ext. 356.

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