World Medical Publishing Industry Discussed by Simba Information in In-demand Study Now Available at MarketPublishers.com16 Sep 2013 • by Natalie Aster
LONDON – The recession has had an adverse impact on the revenue streams of medical publishers, resulting in a 2.4% decline in global sales in the market in 2012. Medical books saw the strongest decline, with sales dropping by 2.5% to USD 2.96 billion in the same year.
In response to the market’s challenges, leading medical publishers are striving to develop and acquire information-based products that are usually accessed via mobile devices and can be integrated into the workflow within the healthcare system. Online services continue to show the fastest growth (about 4% as of 2012) in medical publishing business. While the developed world and the English language still remain important to the sector, much of the growth rises from emerging markets such as the Middle East and Southeastern Asia, where money is being poured into upgrading their healthcare systems. Reed Elsevier, Truven Health Analytics, Wolters Kluwer, Springer Science+Business Media, Igaku-Shoin, John Wily & Sons, American Medical Association, Thieme, Epocrates, among others, are the world’s leading medical publishing companies.
In-demand report “Global Medical Publishing 2013-2014” developed by Simba Information provides a comprehensive overview and financial outlook for the dynamic STM (science/technical/medical) content market worldwide, highlighting its growth potential, prevalent trends, and competition with insightful analysis of the leading companies’ performance.
The study provides a detailed overview of the overall market and each market segment, segmented by delivery channel: journals, books, online services, newsletters/looseleafs/directories and other activities (audio, video and CD-ROM). The research presents an exclusive analysis of market size and structure; gives perspective on which medical publishing products and services customers want most; provides revenue and market share rankings of top 15 global publishers; examines geographic market sizing for the four major regional markets – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW; as well as offers exclusive market forecasts to 2016 by publishing activity.
Global Medical Publishing 2013-2014
Published: August, 2013
Price: US$ 2,500.00
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- Global Tax, Accounting and Business Publishing 2013-2014
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More studies by the publisher can be found at Simba Information page.