SCRIP, CLINICA, AGROW AND ANIMAL PHARM TO BE DELIVERED VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL BY COMTEX
SCRIP, CLINICA, AGROW AND ANIMAL PHARM TO BE DELIVERED
VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL BY COMTEX
NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Comtex and PJB Publications Ltd. announced today the availability of daily pharmaceutical, healthcare, animal health and agrochemical industry news coverage via electronic mail.
No special technical literacy is required to use this electronic alerting service. Instead of having to understand online retrieval language, users of the Comtex service simply define a personalized profile based only on subjects relevant to their interests. News articles are then matched against the company's, department's or individual's profile to provide a personalized news service which is delivered to specified E-mail boxes. Users therefore receive timely notification of key news developments before the start of the working day,.
PJB Publications Ltd.'s printed newsletters Scrip, Clinica, Agrow and Animal Pharm have, up till now, been presented electronically as the online Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industries News Database (PHIND). This is available on Dialog, BRS, and DataStar as two product oriented files: a daily
updated news file and an archive file for in-depth research. The new delivery application from Comtex is a complementary service and will be of particular interest to corporate affairs, marketing and information services' professionals in the international pharmaceutical, healthcare and related industries.
The service is marketed by Comtex Scientific Corporation. Changes are made per story received. A cost-effective license agreement is available from PJB Publications LTD. for those users who wish to redistribute or receive multiple deliveries of the information.
Comtex Scientific Corporation was incorporated in 1980 as a "value- added" integrator of electronic news and information to the corporate, consumer and financial markets. The company's technology-leveraged online news and editorial product, Omni-News, is derived from a variety of internationally respected news wires and specialized sources. All products are available through a host of delivery options including electronic mail. Each benefits from proprietary production methods that permit cost-effective distribution online to vendors such as Citicorp's Global Report, CompuServe and AT&T EasyLink, and to companies including Searle, Merck & Co. and 3M. Currently servicing more than 75 corporations and over one million end-users worldwide, Comtex' principal offices are located in Stamford, Conn., USA.
PJB Publications Ltd. is the leading provider of information services on the international pharmaceutical, healthcare, animal health and agrochemical industries to corporate, regulatory and financial markets via subscription and online. Founded in 1976 by Dr. Philip Brown, it is a privately owned company with complete independence from the industry sectors on which it reports. In addition to Scrip, Clinica, Agrow and Animal Pharm newsletters, the company publishes in- depth business reports and Scrip Magazine as well as providing Parmaprojects Information Services and the European Pharma Law Centre. Based in Richmond, Surrey, in the United Kingdom, the company employs over 150 people.
/CONTACT: Mary Dalia, manager of PharmBooks, Ltd., PJB Publications Ltd., 212-262-8230, or Bob Schwartz, general manager of Comtex, 203-358-0007/ CO: Comtex Scientific Corporation; PJB Publications Ltd. ST: New York IN: SU:
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