Gary Foster, President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health's Medical Research Division

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Wolters Kluwer Health's global Medical Research division includes Ovid Technologies and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal publishing. Gary Foster's leadership of Ovid and LWW is focused on meeting the evolving and growing demands for more customizable content solutions that support the end user's need for fast, efficient medical and health sciences information.

Ovid provides an electronic content solution of databases, journals, and books combined with search tools and personalized services to make research faster, smarter, and more effective. LWW produces nearly 275 healthcare journals, including almost 60 on behalf of societies; 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines; content-based sites; and online corporate and customer services. The combination of Ovid and LWW enriches LWW's content production and distribution to provide a highly competitive publishing partner solution.

Foster has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare and IT sectors, with a focus on software and services. Most recently, he was president and CEO of PatientKeeper, a software company that provides a platform to enable enterprisewide deployment of hand-held computing devices in the healthcare marketplace. …