Philadelphia, PA, December 3, 2019 — The American College of Physicians (ACP) is migrating the website of its flagship medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, to Atypon’s Literatum publishing platform in spring 2020.
“Atypon’s commitment to remaining on the cutting edge of publishing technology will allow us to deliver trusted Annals of Internal Medicine content and enhanced user experiences for our website users. We plan to leverage Atypon’s platform to support several exciting new initiatives and to expand our discoverability,” said Diane Scott-Lichter, Senior Vice President of Publishing at ACP.
The new website will continue to deliver all of the highly regarded Annals of Internal Medicine content —from research articles, clinical guidelines, and commentary, to blogs, podcasts, and CME courses. Moving to the Atypon platform will enable ACP to dynamically generate user-specific content to deepen user engagement. The ACP staff is committed to a seamless transition and will keep website users informed of its progress throughout migration and relaunch.
“We plan to explore new and innovative ways to deliver content to our readers. Our new publishing platform will help us more efficiently connect time-challenged professionals with important scientific information that helps to advance the practice of medicine,” said Christine Laine, MD, MPH, Editor in Chief of Annals of Internal Medicine.
“It is always gratifying when another publisher joins the Literatum community,” said Marty Picco, General Manager, Atypon. “We are honored to be chosen by Annals of Internal Medicine, such a venerated and influential journal in the medical community.”
The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization in the United States with members in more than 145 countries worldwide. ACP membership includes 159,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internal medicine physicians are specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. Follow ACP on Twitter and Instagram @ACPInternists and on Facebook.
About Annals of Internal Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine is the flagship journal of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Annals is the most widely read and cited general internal medicine journal and one of the most influential peer-reviewed clinical journals in the world. Annals’ mission is to promote excellence in medicine, enable physicians and other health care professionals to be well-informed members of the medical community and society, advance standards in the conduct and reporting of medical research, and contribute to improving the health of people worldwide. New content is published every Tuesday at Annals.org. Follow Annals on Twitter and Instagram @AnnalsofIM and on Facebook.
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