Leiden, The Netherlands – RCGP has called upon ACCUCOMS to increase subscription sales in North- and Central America, Mexico and in the Caribbean. The parties signed a multi-year agreement.
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is the professional body for general medical practitioners in the United Kingdom. The RCGP represents and supports GPs on key issues including licensing, education, training, research and clinical standards. Founded in 1952 it is the largest of the medical royal colleges with over 50,000 members.
The RCGP publishes the British Journal of General Practice for the general practice and family medicine community. As part of their global sales strategy the RCGP have turned to ACCUCOMS to help grow their BJGP subscriptions in North America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
“We are excited to work with ACCUCOMS and are confident that they will help us get the boost in sales that we need, especially in North America,” said Rachel Mosier, Business Development Manager at RCGP. “We look forward to the benefits of having sales expertise on the ground.”
Professor Roger Jones, Editor of the BJGP said “I’m delighted with this partnership. Health care systems and individual practitioners in Europe and the Americas have a lot to learn from each other, and I hope that our research, editorial and Debate and Analysis sections will have something of interest for colleagues across the water. We will also look forward to receiving submissions from them, and to involving them in our peer-review processes”.
Simon Boisseau, Commercial Director at Accucoms commented, “We are pleased to add another prestigious medical publisher to our growing list of representation clients in the Americas. Through their flagship journal, the British Journal of General Practice, the RCGP has been serving the information needs of the international general practitioner and family physician community for many years, and we are looking forward to helping them grow sales in the American market.”
The BJGP is an international journal publishing research, debate and analysis, and clinical guidance for family practitioners and primary care researchers worldwide. It is specifically focused on important issues in general practice and contains material which is directly applicable to the day-to-day needs of practising GPs. It supports and encourages the highest standards of general medical practice and drawing on over 60 years of publishing expertise, and has established itself as one of the leading journals of family medicine in the world.
ACCUCOMS is an independent provider of services to academic and professional publishers around the world. Established in 2004, ACCUCOMS now operates from the Netherlands, Turkey, Latin America, the USA, MENA, India, Taiwan and South Korea. ACCUCOMS’ multilingual teams offer efficient and intelligent representation, telesales and business intelligence services as well as user interaction programs to clients that range from large publishing houses to specialist society publishers. In 2016 ACCUCOMS launched The Aggregagent, a new way of thinking about subscription sales.
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