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About Touch Medical Communications Ltd.

We work closely with our sponsors to ensure your education and communication goals are met

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.

Educating Healthcare Professionals Since 2005

Our communities of healthcare professionals are well established and engaged with online education

Peer reviewed journals, open access content

We have a rich publishing heritage & independent content, with our Editorial Boards providing continuous leadership and guidance

Relationships with leading medical societies

We partner with leading medical societies and congresses from around the world

Major medical conference coverage

We ensure that each site is updated with news and insight from virtual and live events

Multiple educational activity formats

We provide a variety of products to meet any objective. Our activity formats have been designed to optimise the HCP learner experience

TMC programming covers the full product life cycle

From disease awareness to on-label education, we can work with you to achieve your communication goals

Our History

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Launch of touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES becomes our eighth site for healthcare professionals

March 2021

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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 2021

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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 2020

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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 2020

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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 2020

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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 2019

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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 2019

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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 2018

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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 2018

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Working in collaboration with our faculty, we spent much of 2018 developing a new product suite – to be delivered in short, chapterized pieces in a fair and balanced way to translate the key data into clinically relevant and practical advice that is easy to adopt.

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Major investment hiring senior leaders

May 2018

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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 2017

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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 2016

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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 2016

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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 2015

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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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Websites re-launched

February 2014

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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

July 2013

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 2013

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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 2012

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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

January 1997

Touch Briefings was established as a medically focused, peer-reviewed, free-to-access, print publisher.

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We’d love to hear your ideas as well as any of your current needs.

We’d love to discuss your education and learning requirements – get in touch with us to find out more.

Our Mission & Values

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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.

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