Elsevier Expands Collaboration with ExitCare

Elsevier and ExitCare work together to help customers achieve meaningful use through a certified EHR Module

Philadelphia, PA, March 22, 2012 – Elsevier, the leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced an expanded collaboration with ExitCare, LLC, an enterprise-wide solution for patient education. ExitCare’s content already provides Elsevier customers with access to an expansive library of patient education information available in multiple languages, including the recent addition of ExitCare’s patient education content within Elsevier’s Clinical Pharmacology. Elsevier will also offer its customers a path to license the ExitCare software solution, which is the gateway to achieving Meaningful Use.

“We are excited to expand our relationship with Elsevier. Our content and technology products complement each other to address customers’ needs such as Meaningful Use, care transitions, improving workflow, patient empowerment and more,” said Roger Jacobi, President of ExitCare.

Named by independent research studies as the most complete and dependable drug compendia on the market today, Clinical Pharmacology provides comprehensive and current drug information through an easy-to-use interface, designed to find answers quickly at the point of care. Mosby’s Nursing Consult leverages content from leading nursing resources to help nursing professionals find answers to their clinical questions, bringing evidence-based, best practices to the point of care.

“At Elsevier, we are committed to helping our customers improve clinical outcomes and meet meaningful use requirements when it comes to patient education,” said Jay Katzen, Managing Director of Elsevier Clinical Decision Support. “Our expanded collaboration with ExitCare will support our customers both in meeting meaningful use requirements and providing consistent patient education resources to clinical staff.”

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About ExitCareFounded in 1996, ExitCare, LLC is the most trusted, integrated, enterprise-wide solution for patient education and currently serves more than 1,500 healthcare facilities across the United States. With development of over 4,000 healthcare topics organized by relevant diagnosis and sourced with medication information, this system is intuitively designed and authored for all care settings, multiple languages and various health literacy levels to maximize workflow efficiency and increase patient comprehension.

About Elsevier Clinical Decision SupportElsevier Clinical Decision Support, a division of Elsevier, the global leader in medical and health information, provides world class information and point-of-care technology solutions that optimize decisions and actions to improve the overall quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of care. The business delivers on this promise through actionable clinical content, care planning and documentation, drug reference and decision support, learning and performance management, and data mining and outcomes analytics solutions for provider, pharmacy and payer organizations.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.elsevier.com

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