Three new interactive anatomy education apps from Modality and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins expand health sciences learning opportunities for iPhone and iPod touch
Durham, NC (Vocus) November 27, 2009 -- Modality, Inc. and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), a division of Wolters Kluwer Health, today announced the availability of three new anatomy education apps on the App Store. Clemente’s Anatomy, Rohen’s Photographic Anatomy, and Moore’s Clinical Anatomy Apps for iPhone and iPod touch are based on the highly regarded print flash card products and offers students additional content customization and learning assessment features not available in any other medium.
“Human anatomy is the foundation of the health sciences, and these image sets have helped tens of thousands of students grow into successful practitioners,” said Diane M. Harnish, Vice President and Publisher, Medicine, LWW. “Delivering this trusted content on iPhone and iPod touch engages users in a new way of learning, which will ultimately result in more highly trained professionals and better patient care.”
“Every Modality app is designed exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch to allow students to connect with the material in a meaningful way,” according to Nate O’Keefe, director of publishing for Modality. “These apps provide hundreds of annotated anatomical photographs and illustrations in brilliant detail. What's more, users can expand the content with our custom annotation tools, allowing for the creation of new pin sets to mark additional structures. Students can quickly create valuable supplemental resources for lab or course curriculum, and utilize the rapid access to medical imagery for patient education opportunities.”
About Modality, Inc.
Modality believes every moment can be a learning moment. By taking the most trusted, relevant educational content on the market and reinventing it for the small screen, Modality creates mobile learning applications that fully engage users with the material they need to know. Anywhere, anytime, right on their favorite devices. Modality’s content partners include Aspen Publishers, Elsevier, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, McGraw-Hill, Pearson, The Princeton Review, John Wiley & Sons, and Workman Publishing Co.
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) 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 provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as and ®and electronic information providers, such as Ovid®, UpToDate®, Medi-Span® and ProVation® Medical.
Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal, and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer had 2008 annual revenues of 3.4 billion ($4.9 billion), employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 35 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Visit www.wolterskluwer.com for information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.
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