New York, NY (August 13, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health and the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement to renew their partnership to publish Neurology®, Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®, Neurology Today®, Neurology Now®, and Neurology® Clinical Practice. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is the publisher of the AAN journals, which are available in print, online, and iPad® app editions to members of the AAN and individual subscribers.
"We are thrilled that the American Academy of Neurology, highly regarded the world over for its commitment to delivering critical and timely information to practitioners as well as patients, has chosen to continue its collaboration with Wolters Kluwer Health," said Karen Abramson, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research. "The AAN has been an enthusiastic partner when it comes to using new distribution platforms such as the iPad app, and we're excited to work together on new opportunities and points of access that continue to raise the visibility of their influential content for clinicians, practitioners, and patients."
"Wolters Kluwer Health - LWW is a true partner in working with the AAN to drive awareness and reach of our content globally," said Catherine M. Rydell, CAE, Executive Director and CEO of the AAN. "As a leading medical publisher, the LWW team has brought a level of strategic insight and expertise on the needs of our members and subscribers that has been invaluable in helping us innovate our publications digitally with iPad editions, as well as opportunities to expand globally and cultivate new members. We're excited to continue our partnership and achieve even greater success together for our publications."
AAN publications have won multiple publishing awards, are highly ranked by Journal Citation Reports® (the industry's standard third-party journal rating source), and are widely recognized throughout the world for their value to the field.
Institutions such as hospitals, universities, and medical schools worldwide have online access to the AAN journals through Ovid, also a part of Wolters Kluwer Health and a global leader in information services, providing electronic content, research capabilities, and support services to students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, and pharmacy worldwide.
About the American Academy of Neurology
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), an association of more than 25,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals, is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care. A neurologist is a doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke, migraine, multiple sclerosis, brain injury, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.
For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit http://www.aan.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Wolters Kluwer Health
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a leading international publisher for healthcare professionals and students with nearly 300 periodicals and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines publishing under the LWW brand, as well as content-based sites and online corporate and customer services.
LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).
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