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Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society Offers Open Access to Regulatory Focus Online During July

7/5/2012 10:09:17 AM

Rockville, MD, USA—The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is now offering free, open and unrestricted access to all news and in-depth features on its online publication, Regulatory Focus, throughout the month of July.

Regulatory Focus is the flagship publication for healthcare product regulatory professionals around the world, providing a comprehensive picture of the global regulatory environment with features and views from regulatory experts and professionals in the field, timely news and information, and more.

Normally, Focus feature articles and most departments are available exclusively to RAPS members, while daily regulatory news and select other content is public. For the month of July, all articles—news, features and departments—are open for all to read. Open access also extends to Focus mobile apps for the iPhone and iPad.

“This open access period is a great chance to sample all the excellent content RAPS publishes on Regulatory Focus online,” said Managing Editor Larry Frum. “RAPS members have turned to Focus for information and expert guidance for years, and we want to showcase Regulatory Focus to the entire global regulatory community. The best way to prove the value of the content is to show people.”

Regulatory Focus is unique in covering regulation of healthcare and related products, regulatory news and issues, as well as important developments in the profession and news from RAPS. It has been devoted to providing the global regulatory community with news and information since its inception in 1996, and moved to an all-digital format this year. RF Today, a free daily email newsletter round-up of the day’s top regulatory stories, is also available.

About RAPS

The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with offices in Europe and Asia, and chapters and affiliates worldwide.

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