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WebMD launches Medscape Germany

Medscape Germany is now available to more than 300,000 doctors in the country and offers registered users free, unlimited access to a wealth of scientifically proven information. The German side works with the experience of medscape.com in how to prepare information online to make it easier for doctors to use it in practice. Renowned German experts also have their say in the 15 therapeutic areas.

"Every day, physicians around the world rely more and more on medscape.com to help them stay informed, educate, and make the best decisions for their patients," said Steven Zatz, MD, executive vice president for professional service . "The new German portal always prepares national and international news and training courses for medical practice and adapts them to local conditions."

A large number of users serves as the basis to also cover large national markets such as B. to supply Germany with special offers. Medscape Germany will have its own dedicated editorial team and national experts to provide in-depth content. "A German editorial team developed this page for doctors in Germany," said Dr. Zatz. "Doctors find consistently correct and high-quality content here, which is supported by market-specific, balanced perspectives."

The research-based pharmaceutical company Janssen-Cilag is the first supporter of several areas of the website, including a section that helps doctors with the day-to-day organization of their practice: praxis.medscapemedizin.de is a first approach in this partnership to help doctors develop sustainable solutions for the Support patient care.

The German information portal follows the market launch of Medscape France (http://www.medscape.fr) in 2011 and draws on the wealth of experience of the WebMD Health Network and the expertise to convey relevant medical information to health experts.