About Touch Medical Communications Ltd.
TMC’s mission is to provide healthcare professionals with key education and communication through our unique healthcare professional platforms which combine clinical expertise with a "learner first" approach.
We ensure the maximum number of physicians engage with your key science quickly, providing you unique insights into the practice habits, knowledge uptake and behaviour change of your healthcare professionals.
Launch of touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES becomes our eighth site for healthcare professionals
March 2021Contact Us
Covering a myriad of infectious disease, touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES became our latest specialist therapy area website for HCPs.
Trademark approval of over twenty Touch brands
January 2021Contact Us
Our brand identity is strong with our HCPs as well as our supporters and clients and partners – we took steps to strengthen this by trademarking our services and products.
Launch of seventh therapy area, touchIMMUNOLOGY
December 2020Contact Us
Including the specialties of dermatology, rheumatology, gastroenterology and many more, we launched touchIMMUNOLOGY with Professor Peter Taylor as Editor-in-Chief for the flagship journal, <em>touchREVIEWS in RMD</em>.
Completed major corporate restructure
November 2020Contact Us
Completed major corporate restructure into group of businesses reflecting significant growth, Touch Medical Media Group Holdings Ltd, Touch Medical Communications Ltd, Touch Medical Media Services Ltd & Touch Independent Medical Education Ltd.
Major relaunch of websites and product suites
August 2020Contact Us
With improved user experience for our healthcare professional audience at the core of the brief, we launched our revised therapy area websites providing a better learning environment for our global audience.
Investment in Impact Reporting
May 2019Contact Us
Taking an important educational step forward, we invested significantly in our educational outcomes reporting, investing in our ability to analyse our activity and communication efforts.
Full launch of TMC product suites
February 2019Contact Us
In early 2019 we were delighted to launch our full product suite for TMC. The design of our educational activities ensures that as many healthcare professionals as possible are able to easily access the content in a format that makes it easy for them to absorb information – in a way that suits them, when it suits them, on a device that suits them.
Acquired world renowned cardiology journal, Heart International
November 2018Contact Us
We announced the acquisition and relaunch of Heart International, a leading cardiology journal, as part of the touchCARDIO journal portfolio – and we also strengthened our strategic partnership with Interventional Academy, owner of the Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics (C3) Global Summit.
Developed new product suite for TMC
September 2018Contact Us
Major investment hiring senior leaders
May 2018Contact Us
TMC made the decision to strengthen its editorial, sales and marketing teams – hiring senior leaders from the across the medical education and communications sector.
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PubMed approval for European Endocrinology
January 2017Contact Us
In 2017 we were delighted that touchENDOCRINOLOGY journal European Endocrinology, was accepted for indexing on PubMed and PubMed Central which increased the exposure of content from this excellent journal.
Launched a medical communications division (TMC)
October 2016Contact Us
Launching Touch Medical Communications Ltd enabled us to develop our work in creating effective multichannel medical communications, which are sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry.
15 worldwide congresses covered
September 2016Contact Us
Launching video assets covering cutting edge topics at fifteen major congresses worldwide, helped us populate our platforms with new and engaging content, while further developing some of the partner relationships we still work with today. We also launched our client impact reports, sowing the seeds for our industry leading outcomes reporting.
Cardiology and Respiratory platforms re-launched
April 2015Contact Us
Due to demand, in 2015 we re-launched our Cardiology and Respiratory platforms, increasing therapy area coverage from four to six.
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February 2014Contact Us
Taking a digital leap forward, in 2014 we redesigned all our therapy area websites, introducing features developed with the busy HCP in mind. These initiatives ensured that our HCP community was able to benefit from highly relevant content in their specialty, in a format designed for mobile optimisation.We also made the decision to develop rich media assets with a specific focus on video.
Developed twelve new medical society partnerships
We are constantly working to develop valuable media partnerships with the most respected not-for-profit medical societies both in Europe and the US. In 2013 we signed our first agreements with key partners enabling us to promote awareness of their work while also providing open access, peer-reviewed articles, and multimedia content to their members.
Formed world class editorial team
January 2013Contact Us
As the company developed, so there was a need for new talent to be brought onboard. The world class editorial team which has been assembled over the years has its humble beginnings in the very early days of Touch Medical Media.
Touch Medical Media (TMM) was formed in 2012, following an asset purchase from Touch Briefings
September 2012Contact Us
The focus from print to online education began here, where the company specialized in several key medical therapy areas where we believed our education could make the biggest impact to patient health.
It was also in 2012 that TMM pioneered a totally work from home setup, allowing attraction of the best talent – not limited by geography.
With this, came a specialism in remote filmed education, putting TMM in an extremely strong position with the paradigm shift in recent times to online education and remote working.
Touch Briefings was established in 1997
Touch Briefings was established as a medically focused, peer-reviewed, free-to-access, print publisher.
Our Mission & Values
We are dedicated to improving patient care through effective multichannel medical communications
We provide HCPs with key education and communication combining clinical expertise with unparalleled society partnerships, long-term expert relationships and the Touch journal heritage, ultimately leading to fast implementation of positive clinical practice changes and improved patient outcomes.
Opinion | Sustainability in a new world of remote working
Alex Noble, Outcome Analyst for Touch Medical Media looks at how we might maintaining an impactful commitment to climate and carbon action during COVID-19 and beyond.
Opinion | Mental health awareness in the workplace
As the world of work changes in unprecedented ways, with millions of people suddenly being forced into working from home when they least expected it, Barney Kent CEO of Touch Medical Media takes a look at the importance of mental health awareness in the workplace.
Announcing a new partnership with European Academy of Neurology
We’re delighted to announce an extension of our partnership with European Academy of Neurology (EAN), which will see touchNEUROLOGY, the leading neurology website published by Touch Medical Media, become official video partner for the upcoming congress.