Elsevier to Highlight Clinical Solutions for ‘Empowering Knowledge, Enabling Action’ at HIMSS15

Michelle Troseth, Elsevier Clinical Solutions’ Chief Professional Practice Officer, to be honored with HIMSS Nursing Informatics Leadership Award

Philadelphia, PA, April 9, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will demonstrate its suite of solutions for enabling healthcare providers to make informed and impactful decisions at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting in Chicago, IL, April 12-16, 2015.

At Booth #2207, Elsevier Clinical Solutions will feature a range of clinical reference and workflow solutions for patient engagement, clinical decision support, performance management and ICD-10 transition.

Elsevier will also highlight its relationship with Tonic Health’s simple, fun and intuitive patient data collection platform that providers can customize for a variety of use cases. At the Elsevier booth at 10 am CT on Tuesday, April 14, Pamela Duncan, PhD, Director of Innovations and Transitional Outcomes at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, will discuss how she developed a chronic care management screener using Tonic’s flexible platform.

HIMSS will honor Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, DPNAP, FAAN, Chief Professional Practice Officer for Elsevier Clinical Solutions, with its Nursing Informatics Leadership Award at HIMSS15. With more than 25 years of experience co-designing and implementing evidence-based practice and technology infrastructures to support patient-centered care and interprofessional integration at the point of care, Troseth has been at the forefront of nursing informatics innovation.

“As the needs of healthcare providers continue to evolve, what remains constant is Elsevier’s focus on empowering them with the knowledge necessary to deliver the best patient care in the most efficient and effective way possible,” said Jay Katzen, President, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. “We believe that engaging clinicians and providing the tools they need to make informed and educated decisions can drive the best outcomes for patients and providers.”

Elsevier is also extending its involvement at HIMSS15 through a number of events, including:

  • Michelle Troseth will present TIGER Track: Understanding the ‘I’ in TIGER from 2:30 – 3:30 pm CT on Wed., April 15 in Room S403. This session will explore the nuts and bolts of the TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) initiative.
  • Dr. Jonathan Teich, Chief Medical Informatics Officer for Elsevier Clinical Solutions, will present, Managing Patient Information During a Mass Casualty Incident from 4 – 5 pm CT on Tues., April 14. Dr. Teich will share information systems challenges and lessons learned by an emergency department that received 40 patients immediately after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and the changes put in place to address such incidents in the future. Dr. Teich will also speak on a related topic, The Next Disaster: Are You Prepared?, from 10 – 10:30 am CT on Tues., April 14, in the North Bldg, Booth 7678, Theatre A.
  • Deborah Neville, Director of Revenue Cycle Coding & Compliance for Elsevier Clinical Solutions, will run e-sessions on Data Analytics 101 from 8 am – 5 pm CT on April 13-16. These sessions are targeted specifically to managers who must rely on accurate data to make daily or strategic decisions. The sessions will help participants understand how to select and manipulate data, methods of presentation, and how analyzed data is used by hospitals to make thoughtful organizational decisions.
  • Elsevier Clinical Solutions’ Jukka Valimaki, Vice President for Patient Engagement, and Claire Winiarski, Product Manager – Patient Engagement, will join officials from IMS Health to talk about Digital Dialogues in A Secure mHealth Solution for Remotely Monitoring Heart Failure Patients from 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM CT, on Tues., April 14, at Booth 4891, the Health IT Value Suite.


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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