Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research (MR) is a global leader in providing innovative online research solutions and medical, clinical and nursing journal publishing solutions for healthcare practitioners, students, and research professionals in more than 180 countries. MR is known for its strong brands, Ovid and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journals.
Since 1988, Ovid’s mission has been to deliver information that can be used to help make critical decisions everyday to improve patient care, enhance ongoing research and fuel new discoveries. Ovid supports the research needs of medical, academic, and corporate institutions by providing a powerful search, discovery and results management platform that offers aggregated content from the world’s premier publishers.
Founded in 1792 as the J.B. Lippincott Company, LWW has grown to become one of the most respected international publishers in the fields of medicine, nursing, and allied health professions. LWW publishes 280 journals and has partnerships with the world’s leading medical, nursing and allied health societies helping them innovate content strategies in print, online, and digital channels.
In late 2011, Wolters Kluwer Health acquired Medknow Publications, headquartered in Mumbai, India and one of the largest open access publishers in the world. Founded in 1997, Medknow has a strong market share among journals published in India and also has a growing presence in Asia Pacific and the MEA region. Medknow joins the Ovid and LWW brands within the Medical Research business.