For over 60 years, Springer Publishing Company has grown and thrived as an independent publisher singularly committed to serving the healthcare and helping professions. Pioneers in nursing, gerontology, and rehabilitation, it also serves the academic and professional communities in psychology, public health, social work, and counseling. Springer Publishing’s books have won numerous awards, from the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards, to the ALA Choice Awards and the highly selective AAP PROSE Awards.
In 1922, six nurses founded Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, today known as Sigma, at the Indiana University Training School for Nurses, which is now the Indiana University School of Nursing, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Sigma supports it’s values through numerous professional development products and services that focus on the core areas of education, leadership, career development, evidence-based nursing, research, and scholarship. These products and services advance the learning and professional development of members and all nurses who strive to improve the health of the world’s people.
Founded in 1950 in Berlin, Germany, Quintessence Publishing initially published only German-language books in dentistry. Today the company’s publishing activities encompass more than 1,000 book titles, many in multiple languages. Addressing the education and information needs of both the beginning dental student and the experienced practitioner, Quintessence publications have earned many prestigious international prizes and awards over the company’s 56-year history.
PMPH-USA is the U.S. publishing operation for the People’s Medical Publishing House, the largest medical publisher in China. Launched in January, 2008, PMPH-USA publishes clinical references, textbooks, and online material for physicians, dentists, medical students, and health science practitioners. In July of 2008, the company acquired BC Decker’s medical book list, consisting of world-class authors and titles in areas such as oncology, surgery, neurology, pediatrics, oral surgery, and dentistry.