Nursing Spectrum Becomes Gannett Healthcare Group
Washington, DC – Gannett Co., Inc. announced today that Nursing Spectrum, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gannett since 1995 and the nation’s largest print and electronic publisher of information for registered nurses, is now Gannett Healthcare Group.
The company’s 12 regional nursing publications will continue to operate under their existing brand names, Nursing Spectrum in the Eastern United States, and NurseWeek in the Western United States, as they have for nearly 20 years.
“Changing the company name to Gannett Healthcare Group creates an umbrella to unify our brands and positions us for continued growth as a leading provider of news and information for healthcare professionals” said Steven H. Hauber, Publisher and CEO, emphasizing that “our commitment to our RN readers has never been stronger.”
Gannett Healthcare Group (formerly Nursing Spectrum) is a nursing and healthcare-oriented communications company and a division of Gannett Co., Inc. Founded in1987, Nursing Spectrum acquired NurseWeek in 2004 to become the largest print and electronic publisher of news and information for registered nurses. Today, our mission is to enrich the professional lives of healthcare professionals and to celebrate their unique contributions to society. Our magazines, websites, continuing education services, events and other innovative products reach more than one million RNs and other healthcare professionals worldwide. Gannett Healthcare Group is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.
About Gannett Co., Inc. Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a leading international news and information company that publishes 90 daily newspapers in the United States, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns nearly 1,000 non-daily publications in the United States and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom’s second largest regional newspaper company. Newsquest publishes nearly 300 titles, including 17 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning web sites. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in the United States and is an Internet leader with sites sponsored by its TV stations and newspapers including USATODAY.com, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.
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