Information and Education for Healthcare Professionals

The Information Services group is organized into three core healthcare verticals in which JHI has leading market positions (optical, pharmacy and nursing), as well as important functional services which can be applied across multiple industry segments (business intelligence, research services and customized electronic information delivery).


The Leading Journal in Pharmacy

Established in 1976, U.S. Pharmacist is the leading clinically-focused monthly pharmacy publication providing the nation's pharmacists with up-to-date, authoritative, peer-reviewed clinical articles relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice. U.S. Pharmacist's journal and programs in both print and electronic formats delivers relevant information on the clinical aspect's of today's pharmacy practice, with the ultimate goal of improving outcomes in patient care.

U.S. Pharmacist - National Edition
Reaches 128,000 pharmacy professionals practicing in the community and other settings. Editorial content focuses on developments and advances in pharmacotherapy and other aspects of practice, such as economics, legal and ethical issues and industry trends. Pharmacists have the opportunity to earn CE credits in every issue.

U.S. Pharmacist - Health Systems Edition
U.S. Pharmacist's Health Systems Editionreaches 38,000 pharmacists practicing in health systems, hospital related clinics, and long term care facilities. Its peer-reviewed, clinically-focused articles provide pharmacists in these practice settings the information they need for acute patient care, long-term patient care, and outpatient consultations.

Continuing Education Activities
JHI offers a variety of live and enduring U.S. Pharmacist educational formats for different learning preferences that give pharmacists the opportunity to earn CE credits.

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Distributed to 50,000 Industry Buyers and Executives

Established in 1974, 20/20 is the optical industry's number one source for fashion trends, new products, new services and marketing activities for optical manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers. 20/20 Magazine covers all aspects of eyewear and eye care dispensing activities for ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians.

Published 14 times a year in the United States and distributed to nearly 50,000 industry buyers and executives. Licensed editions of 20/20 circulate in Latin America, and amulti-language edition, 20/20 Europe, is published in Europe.

Special Supplements
20/20 identifies growth categories, product attributes and specialized industry segments to provide unique editorial environments for advertising. Topics include KidzBiz®, SunVision®, AR, Rimless and Polarized Lenses. Special supplements are coupled and circulated with 20/20 and VisionMonday periodically during the year.

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The Ophthalmic Industry's Leading Source of News and News Analysis

Established in 1987, VisionMonday provides valuable insights into how successful retailers and practitioners build their businesses and stay profitable. Vision Monday is the ophthalmic industry's leading source of news and news analysis. Vision Monday in print reaches more than 20,000 influential retail buyers.

Vision Monday Electronic News
A unique electronic news service, VMail is delivered 5 times a week. VMail Extra business news is issued Monday, Wednesday and Friday, reaching more than 45,000 eyecare professionals with each delivery. VMail Extra is a paid subscription reporting the full story and unlimited access to VMail Headlines is a free service reporting headlines only.

On Tuesday, we issue VMail ProductWatch, featuring briefings on new products including Frames, Sunwear, Spectacle lenses and Contact Lenses. On Thursday, we issue VMail Technology, with updates on new products in systems/equipment, exams/dispensing, web technology and tools. All editions of VMail also offer mobile/PDA versions.

Vision Monday Online includes Digital Editions of all print issues of VM as well as e-news, an archive library, industry calendar, and special "only on the web" features.

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Providing Data for the Optical Community

For almost a decade, JHI's Optical Research division has been the primary source of data for the optical community. Jobson Research provides both consumer-based and retailer-based products. Using leading edge research technology, clients are provided with actionable information that is dependable, accurate and delivered on a surprisingly short timeline.

Jobson Research combines a specialist understanding of the optical community with a broad research product portfolio. Research products include ViewPoint™, Census™ and a variety of annual reports on topics such as: the U.S. Optical Retailer Report & Directory, the ECP Compensation Study and the Adult Consumer Eye Exam Experience. Proprietary research is also available.

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The Magazine Read Most by Optometrists

Review of Optometry delivers the growing vision care market by serving optometrists' practice and patient needs with clinical, practice management, news and market trend information. Continuing Education programs in print and on-line have also been a mainstay of the publication's commitment to the profession. Review of Optometry offers proven circulation and editorial leadership in the optometric market.

It continues to be the magazine most read by optometrists and is the advertising and market share leader. Circulation is 35,100.

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Monthly Publication for Ophthalmologists

Review of Ophthalmology highlights current, clinically relevant information on surgical techniques, disease diagnosis and management and new technologies. Its physician and staff editors present timely reports in a format that stresses accessible editorial information and graphics, including news, regulatory issues, ophthalmic sub-specialties such as glaucoma, retina, refractive surgery, cornea and external disease, pediatric ophthalmology and oculoplastics, as well as coverage of practice management, contact lenses and optical.

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Weekly E-Newsletter for Optometrists

A weekly e-newsletter captures the interest of today's optometrists with clinical information, case studies, and news in an attractive HTML format.

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The Definitive Product Guide for Eye Care Professionals

For 36 years, Frames Data has produced definitive references for eyeglass frames, ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses, and eyecare supplies and equipment, distributing those through specialized print, electronic, and web vehicles. Eye care professionals use our products to check product specifications, set pricing, verify managed care information, and manage their inventory systems.

Frames Data® Quarterly
Often called the "bible" of the industry by eye care professionals, this publication is the definitive reference for frame style information in the industry. With complete specifications on over 60,000 currently available styles from over 200 industry manufacturers and importers, this publication is a "must have" for the dispensary. The "Quarterly" is fully cross referenced for easy use and includes contact information for all listing companies for easy ordering.

Frames Data® Price Book
Used as a reference for managed care reimbursement and retail pricing, this monthly publication is a vital tool used every day by eye care professionals. Pricing is included for all frame styles listed in the Frames Quarterly. This publication comes as part of the complete Frames Data subscription.

Frames Data® E-Products
The Frames Quarterly CD-ROM and monthly SPEX/UPC CD-ROM provide all the data in our print publications in a format compatible with nearly every practice management program available, facilitating automated inventory management and search capabilities, saving significant time and manual effort for the practice. The CD-ROM also works by itself as a stand alone program, allowing users to easily search for frames, maintain inventory, and print out ordering information. TRACING POINTS is a database of over 80,000 frame shapes, and can be used with many laboratory management software systems to determine optimal blank size requirements for uncut work. DRILLING POINTS is a complete database of shape and drilled feature attributes for drilled rimless eyewear styles. It is compatible with manual and automated drilling machinery, most major laboratory management software systems, and is available in versions for both the wholesale optical laboratory and in-office finishing labs. Our electronic products are available by themselves or at a special discount price to our current print subscribers.

Lenses Product Guide
This biannual reference helps eye care professionals stay up to date with the latest in single vision, multi-focal, and progressive lens products, as well as specialty lens designs. It is fully cross referenced to make finding specific lenses easy, whether it be by brand name, lens design, material, or special features. This guide is part of the complete Frames Data subscription or can be ordered separately.
An added-value service for subscribers, our website offers the complete frame database online, fully searchable, and updated every two weeks with the latest frame styles. This service is part of the complete Frames Data subscription.

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The Definitive Product Guide for Eye Care Professionals

This biannual reference helps eye care professionals stay up to date with the latest in single vision, multi-focal, and progressive lens products, as well as specialty lens designs. It is fully cross referenced to make finding specific lenses easy, whether it be by brand name, lens design, material, or special features. This guide is part of the complete Frames Data subscription or can be ordered separately.

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Leading Optical Laboratory Resource

LabTalk magazine is the leader in providing information, features and new product knowledge to optical laboratory managers, and owners, providing real solutions to the challenges facing optical laboratories. LabTalk is published six times a year and sponsors the annual Optical Laboratory Web Site of the Year Award.

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Education for Health Care Professionals

Practice Advancement Associates, a division of JHI's Professional Publications Group, creates and manages business education programs, custom print publications, and digital programs to help independent optometrists with all aspects of practice management. PAA also runs Review Of Optometric Business, an extensive website and weekly digital publication, which gives optometrists the tool set to manage and grow their practice as a business.

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