HMP COMM. LAUNCHES "EP LAB DIGEST" & RELAUNCHES "PA TODAY".HMP HMP - hybrid multiprocessing Communcations (Wayne Wayne, city (1990 pop. 19,899), Wayne co., SE Mich., a suburb of Detroit, on the Lower Rouge River; inc. as a village 1869, and with surrounding areas as a city 1960. It has automobile and aircraft industries and other varied manufactures. , PA) has begun the publication of EP Lab Digest Digest: see Corpus Juris Civilis.
(1) A compilation of all the traffic on a news group or mailing list. Digests can be daily or weekly.
(2) Any compilation or summary. magazine with a September issue. Also, the company has relaunched PA Today, a monthly magazine acquired from Great Valley Publishing last October, with an August issue.
EP Lab Digest is being targeted to 15,000 electrophysiology electrophysiology /elec·tro·phys·i·ol·o·gy/ (-fiz?e-ol´ah-je)
1. the study of the mechanisms of production of electrical phenomena, particularly in the nervous system, and their consequences in the living organism.
2. professionals on a controlled basis. HMP said it is designed to keep readers updated on current information in "one of the fastest growing specialties in cardiology cardiology
Medical specialty dealing with heart diseases and disorders. It began with the 1749 publication by Jean Baptiste de Sénac of contemporary knowledge of the heart. Diagnostic methods improved in the 19th century, and in 1905 the electrocardiograph was invented. ." The company said the title features coverage of such topics as management issues and therapeutic options, and includes interviews, clinical updates, innovations, device updates, industry news and data on jobs and events. The first issue included stories on methods for identifying at--risk patients, arryhthmia control and the value of education in the lab.
In related news, HMP has relaunched PA Today, a monthly with a controlled circulation of 45,000 physician assistants. Acquired by HMP in October 2000, the magazine is designed to serve the clinical and practice management information needs of physician assistants. PA Today publisher Mike Koehler said the title "provides us with an excellent brand for us to begin to serve the primary care market." The relaunched magazine is "freshly designed, with expanded practice management and clinical editorial, increased circulation, and providing a stronger voice for PAs and their profession," Koehler said.
HMP now publishes eight medical titles, including Invasive Cardiology invasive cardiology Cardiology The subspecialty of cardiology that focuses on diagnostic or therapeutic cardiovascular procedures–eg, coronary angiography, imaging and nonimaging total stress tests–thallium stress test, SPECT, gated blood pool studies, , Wounds, Extended Care Product News and Skin & Aging Magazine.