HCPro Aquires Pharmaceutical Business Innovation News Provider

Press Releases, June 4, 2004

MARBLEHEAD MA USA --JUNE 04 2004 -- Healthcare publishing and training company HCPro Inc announced today it has acquired ePharmaceuticals and its flagship product, ePharm5(TM), from Medical Broadcasting Company.

ePharmaceuticals is the leading provider of pharmaceutical business innovation news and information. Thousands of pharmaceutical marketing and business professionals rely on ePharmaceuticals' insight every business day.

"We are extremely pleased to add ePharm5's content and customers to complement our existing line of information, training products and services for the pharmaceutical market," says Bruce Guzowski, President/CEO of HCPro. "This acquisition aligns perfectly with our growth objectives in the pharma industry and in electronic publishing."

Each business day, ePharmaceuticals covers the Top 5 developments in healthcare that could drive emerging technology innovation within the pharmaceutical industry. Every issue features original research, interviews, and analysis. Leading healthcare marketing agency Medical Broadcasting Company launched ePharmaceuticals in 1999.

The acquisition of ePharm5 complements HCPro's ongoing initiative to provide information and training services to the pharmaceutical industry. HCPro has an established line of marketing, custom publishing, and sales training solutions for pharmaceutical brand managers, agencies, sales training directors and compliance officers. Products are delivered through a variety of media, such as handbooks, online learning and person-to-person training.

"This is a great new chapter for ePharmaceuticals," says Medical Broadcasting Company President Linda Holliday. "HCPro has the publishing experience and resources to make ePharmaceuticals an even more prominent player in the pharmaceutical information marketplace."

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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