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UBM Medica's Consultant Live Recognized for Creative Excellence
Oct 19, 2011 (05:10 PM EDT)


NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- UBM Medica today announced that Consultant Live (www.ConsultantLive.com), offering primary-care physicians authoritative, practical solutions to everyday clinical dilemmas, has been recognized by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA) for creative excellence on the web.

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Recognizing that today's healthcare providers are pressed for time and always facing new diagnostic challenges, UBM Medica and Consultant Live are dedicated to bringing practical clinical advice from top experts across many specialties in one convenient resource. This award demonstrates the company's commitment to improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education.

Consultant Live was recognized by IAVA with a 2011 W3 Silver Award for Health in General Website Categories from a field of more than 3,000 entries. In addition to editorial content and breaking medical news, Consultant Live offers practitioners content that keeps them informed and entertained – with features such as Photoclinic, Dermclinic, "What's Your Diagnosis?," interactive quizzes and polls, and the Photoclinic Mobile iPhone application.

"This recognition honors the work of our authors, editors and designers, and is one we are very happy and proud to have earned," said Sue Kweskin, editor of Consultant Live. "Our goal is to promote the health of every individual by bringing primary-care physicians a quick and easy resource for diagnostic and treatment information."

"This year's W3 Winners demonstrate the out-of-the box thinking and creative execution that exemplifies what the Web is all about" said Linda Day, the Executive Director of the IAVA. "On behalf of the entire Academy, congratulations to this year's W3 Award entrants and winners for their dedication to pushing the limits and finding new ways to raise the bar in web creativity."

About UBM Medica

Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica, a division of UBM plc (UBM.L), delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach—online, in print, live, and via custom programs. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers, payers, and patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, websites, drug databases, data services, live events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. US websites include PsychiatricTimes.com, CancerNetwork.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, ConsultantLive.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com and SearchMedica.com.  Employing more than 1,400 people with offices in 29 countries, UBM Medica is headquartered in London.  For more information, visit http://www.ubmmedica.com/.

Media Contact: Amy Erdman UBM Medica, 203-523-7041, amy.erdman@ubm.com

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