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Wolters Kluwer Health Releases First Medical Journal iPad® App in Pathology

The app provides health care professionals with full mobile accessibility to the latest research into all aspects of pathology

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today the release of an iPad® app for the medical journal,  Pathology.  The app provides health care professionals with full mobile accessibility to the latest research into all aspects of pathology. Pathology is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins  (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health on behalf of the  Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA).

Pathology for the iPad uses optimized digital technology to provide a fully portable and enhanced print-like reading experience. It is the first iPad app available that offers access to the very latest original scientific research and reviews into pathology.

“The RCPA is delighted that the cutting edge research and review topics published in Pathology will now be available via an iPad app” said Professor Brett Delahunt, Editor of Pathology. “Such convenient and user-friendly access will allow pathologists to fit journal reading more easily into their busy schedules. This, in turn will help them in applying advancements in medicine into their important daily work, ensuring patients receive the best of care.”

“We’re delighted to partner with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia to bring the Pathology journal iPad app to members offering a dynamic, integrated experience with their journal,” added Karen Abramson, President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research.

Along with full-text downloads of each issue, the new app allows the user to:

  • Share articles via email or social media
  • Adjust text sizing with "pinch and zoom"
  • View multimedia videos, images, and supplements
  • Store or delete downloaded issues
  • Browse issues via Quick View
  • Scroll quickly through abstract summaries
  • Receive notifications about new issues
  • Link to the journal website ( for additional reading and searching archives, etc.  

The Pathology iPad app is available free of charge from the App Store SM. The April 2012 issue is also free for users to experience the app. Once access controls are applied, future issues will only be available to subscribers and RCPA fellows.

About Pathology
Pathology – Official Journal of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) is committed to publishing peer-reviewed, original articles related to the science of pathology in its broadest sense, including anatomical pathology, chemical pathology and biochemistry, cytopathology, experimental pathology, forensic pathology and morbid anatomy, genetics, haematology, immunology and immunopathology, microbiology and molecular pathology.

About the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
The  Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has been responsible for the training and professional development of pathologists for more than fifty years. It is also responsible for the promotion of the science and practice of Pathology. The principal object of the College is: to promote the study of the science and practice of Pathology in relation to medicine; to encourage research in pathology and ancillary sciences, to bring together pathologists for their common benefit and for scientific discussions and demonstrations; and to disseminate knowledge of the principles and practice of pathology in relation to medicine by such means as may be thought fit.

About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher of trusted content delivered in innovative ways to practitioners, professionals and students to learn new skills, stay current on their practice, and make important decisions to improve patient care and clinical outcomes.

LWW is part of  Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of  Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).