UBM Medica Presented Physicians Practice Live!, Virtual Conference for Physicians and Administrators - Now Available On Demand

Virtual Event Leader UBM Studios Provided 3D Platform

CHICAGO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica presented Physicians Practice Live! on September 22, 2010.  The virtual conference brought physicians and administrators together to attend sessions on practice management.  UBM Studios, a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions, provided the 3D platform for the event.  The event is now available on demand (http://www.physicianspractice.com/LIVE)

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Event sessions provide practical advice and tips on topics dealing with collections, billing, handling payers and the impact of the economic stimulus package.  Additionally, recruiters have access to a national pool of physicians and practice administrators and can post available positions, accept applications, and view resumes and profiles.  Furthermore, hospitals and medical centers from across the United States are included in the Featured Hospitals Directory and promote upcoming hospital events to local doctors.

The event includes an Auditorium and Exhibit Hall with booths from platinum sponsor Advanced MD; gold sponsors Cardiac Science, Sage, Kareo and Webley; silver sponsor The Verden Group; and session sponsors Advanced MD, MicroMD, INGENIX, Kareo and Physicians' Alliance.  In the Networking Lounge event attendees were able to chat with peers one-on-one or in group chats.  All presentations were immediately available on demand.

The virtual event drew 1,877 registrants and 758 live attendees.  Attendees spent an average of 3 hours, 27 minutes at the event, with 2,828 booth visits.  Additionally, there were 1,799 presentation views in the Auditorium and 3,699 documents viewed over the course of the live event.

For additional information on UBM Studios or to purchase a virtual business solution, contact Kate Spellman, SVP, Managing Director, UBM Studios at 516 562 7383 or [email protected].

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UBM Medica

UBM Medica is a leading healthcare media company providing bespoke solutions to a global healthcare market.  We provide reference data, decision support solutions, news and education to communities of general practitioners, specialist doctors, pharmacists, nurses and patients across 26 countries.  We produce a range of professional media including data-rich directories, electronic and online products, journals and face-to-face meetings.  The established and trusted reputation of our brands means that many of them are embedded in the daily workflow of the healthcare communities they serve.  UBM Medica is part of United Business Media Plc an international media and business information company employing more than 5,000 people in over 30 countries around the world.

About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)

UBM Studios is a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions.  A pioneer with virtual platforms, UBM Studios delivers deep expertise in live and online events that brings business value to customers.  UBM Studios connects, educates and enables virtual communications through a portfolio that fits every budget.  UBM Studios is the only virtual event provider to offer platform, content, audience recruitment, reporting and social marketing and gaming.  UBM Studios virtual events include Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, Virtual Seminar Centers, Virtual Resource Centers, Virtual Product Launch, Virtual Business Continuity, Virtual Corporate Meetings, Virtual Sales Meetings, Virtual Focus Group Centers and Virtual Training.  UBM Studios delivers a complete global communication solution in Asia, Europe and North America in industries including, health, finance, technology, building and education.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products.  Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.  For more information, go to www.ubm.com.


Kate Spellman

UBM Studios

[email protected]

516 562 7383