Pharmacy Times Names New Editorial Director

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Pharmacy Times Names New Editorial Director
 
PLAINSBORO, NJ (August 3, 2009)—Pharmacy & Healthcare Communications, LLC announces the appointment of Bea Riemschneider as Editorial Director of Pharmacy Times, a monthly journal that reaches the universe of pharmacists. Ms. Riemschneider will oversee the 112-year-old publication as well as its website, www.PharmacyTimes.com, which has been recently redesigned. She will also direct the custom supplements, including Pharmacy Times Careers and Pharmacy Times OTC Guide, as well as the new website, OTCGuide.net, which provides data on pharmacists’ recommendations for 145 categories of over-the-counter products. 
 
“We look forward to building readership and expanding our editorial offerings to the pharmacy market under Ms. Riemschneider’s leadership,” said Pharmacy Times President Tighe Blazier. “This is an exciting time to be covering the pharmacy market, and Bea’s history of editorial leadership will continue our tradition of editorial excellence.”
 
Ms. Riemschneider was formerly Editor-in-Chief of Physicians’ Travel & Meeting Guide, a monthly publication reaching a variety of physician specialties with a primary care focus. She directed custom publishing efforts for the brand and worked closely with national medical associations. Riemschneider also launched a medical meetings website in 2000 with more than 40 physician specialties and disease states represented.
 
Pharmacy Timesis the largest circulation publication in the field with 162,000 pharmacists in chain drug stores, community pharmacies, supermarkets, hospitals, and other care facilities.
 
“Pharmacists play an increasingly critical role in the delivery of healthcare, and I really look forward to providing a constant stream of authoritative, practical information to this important audience,” said Ms. Riemschneider.
 
PharmacyTimes.com is part of HCPLive Healthcare Professional Network—the most comprehensive portal on the Web for today’s busy health care professional. HCPLive is the preeminent destination for physicians, pharmacists, managed care executives, and other health care professionals who are looking for tools, techniques, and information that can help them provide better care.
 
For more information, visit www.pharmacytimes.com or www.hcplive.com.
 
Pharmacy Timesis a clinically-based, monthly journal providing practical information pharmacists can use in their everyday practice. Each issue contains articles and features covering medication errors, drug interactions, patient education, pharmacy technology, disease state management, patient counseling, product news, pharmacy law, and specialty pharmacy. Pharmacy Times is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of free continuing pharmacy education.
 
Pharmacy Timesis owned by Intellisphere, LLC, a leading provider of health care publishing, research, information, and education. Operating within both traditional and digital media channels, Intellisphere serves the needs of health care professionals through an extensive suite of magazines, journals, e-mail databases, Web sites, events and personal meetings.
 
Intellisphere reaches more than half a million health care professionals through Pharmacy Times, The American Journal of Managed Care, MDNG, HCPlive.com, Oncology & Biotech News, Oncology Net Guide, Contemporary Oncology, andOncology Net Guide: Nurses’ Edition.