Medscape Launches New Spanish Language Edition

New Edition Reflects Growing Physician Interest in Latin America and Spain

Joins French and German Language Editions in Meeting Needs of Global Medical Community

Feb 09, 2016, 08:05 ET from Medscape

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Medscape, the leading source of medical news and information for physicians, today launched the Medscape Spanish Edition, developed to serve the clinical and practice interests of Latin American and other Spanish-speaking physicians and healthcare professionals.

Medscape's Spanish Edition follows the launch of Medscape's French and German editions. As with all Medscape global editions, the Spanish edition can be accessed via

The Spanish edition will feature:   

  • Medical news covering major local and international medical conferences, key clinical studies, drug approvals and alerts, and a variety of other medical news stories
  • Expert perspectives and commentary from well-known thought leaders in Latin America, Spain, and worldwide
  • Continuing education activities to support professional development

The Medscape Spanish Edition will cover vital developments from across medicine and include focused sections on primary care, cardiology, diabetes and endocrinology, hematology-oncology, HIV and infectious disease, pediatrics, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, and psychiatry.

The Edition is intended for physicians and healthcare professionals in the more than 20 Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America as well as Spain and will also be a valuable resource for Spanish-speaking physicians and healthcare professionals in the U.S. 


Jeremy Schneider, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, WebMD Global
"The Medscape Spanish Edition extends our global reach in an important market while providing U.S. Spanish-speaking healthcare professionals an additional resource.  By offering Medscape's leading editorial and educational resources in Spanish, we deepen our commitment of providing the Latin American and Spanish medical community with the most comprehensive and relevant clinical information needed to help improve patient care."  

Bernardo Schubsky, MD; Senior Editorial Director for Latin America, Medscape
"Medscape is seen as a valuable resource throughout Latin America.  By developing a site that speaks directly to the clinical needs and concerns of Latin American physicians and health care professionals, we are ensuring that our content and information is even more accessible and relevant to them.  As we strengthen an already valued relationship with this important physician community, we will look forward to hearing their feedback so that we can ensure that our content is as meaningful and useful as possible."

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