SmartBrief Partners with the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine to Deliver Vital News to the Health Care Industry

WASHINGTON, DC –February 29, 2012 - SmartBrief, Inc. launches a digital media news service today in partnership with The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM), the professional organization for physicians and nurses specializing in hospice and palliative medicine.

 

The digital news service called Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief will contain daily industry news for AAHPM members, physicians and nurses who are committed to improving the quality of life for patients and families facing life-threatening and serious conditions. The partnership will save these professionals time and keep them informed of industry developments by delivering “must-read” news directly to their inboxes.

 

For more than 20 years, AAHPM has dedicated itself to advancing hospice and palliative medicine, and improving the lives of patients with life-threatening conditions. AAHPM focuses on critical issues impacting the industry and advocates for effective health care policy in legislative and regulatory arenas. AAPHM also equips its members with the education, tools and training required to be effective advocates for their patients and personal practice.

 

SmartBrief is an online media publishing company that gives readers a competitive edge by providing relevant, timely and reliable content as efficiently as possible. SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to create customized e-mail publications in partnership with more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and companies. The most relevant industry news is chosen by SmartBrief’s editorial staff and summarized. SmartBrief distributes the news via its e-mail newsletters, the SmartBrief Web site and the SmartBrief Android and iPhone apps.

 

Ronald Crossno, President of AAHPM stated, “AAHPM and its members have been dedicated to improving the lives of those with serious illnesses and conditions for many years.  We are very pleased to partner with SmartBrief in order to further extend our thought leadership and resources we’ve acquired to the industry.”

 

Rick Stamberger, CEO of SmartBrief, Inc. added, “We are privileged to be a part of AAHPM’s work in helping those with life-threatening illnesses. Through our partnership, SmartBrief will be dedicated to providing physicians and nurses with the most relevant and reliable information to better equip them in their practice.

 

To subscribe to Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief, and stay on top of the most relevant news affecting hospice and palliative medicine, please visit http://www.smartbrief.com/aahpm:pr_launch. For more information about AAHPM, please visit http://www.aahpm.org/.

 

If you are interested in learning how a partnership with SmartBrief can benefit your organization, visit http://corp.SmartBrief.com/services or email partnerwithSB@smartbrief.com to learn more.

 

About SmartBrief

SmartBrief is the leading online publisher of targeted business news and information in more than 25 industries. By combining technology with human editorial expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and companies. With an audience of more than 4 million senior executives, thought leaders and informed industry professionals, SmartBrief is the essential resource for “must-read” industry news.

 

About The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine’s membership includes more than 4,400 physicians and other health care professionals committed to improving the care of patients with serious or life-threatening conditions. Since 1988, AAHPM has supported hospice and palliative medicine through advancement of clinical practice standards, fostering research, providing education, and through public advocacy.  

 

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Contact:
Joe Webster
SmartBrief
Director of Marketing
202-470-1180
 
Jen Fuhrman-Kestler
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
E-Marketing Manager
847-375-3699

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