Elsevier to Market Innovative Patient Data Collection Platform from Tonic Health

Elsevier Clinical Solutions, in collaboration with Tonic,will help further develop the platform with its high quality medical content

Philadelphia, PA, September 2, 2014

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medicalinformation products and services, has agreed exclusively to market and helpfurther develop Tonic Health's simple, fun and intuitive patientdata collection platform.

Using its deep experience serving the healthcare provider market,Elsevier will employ its sales force to offer Tonic's highly engaging, tablet-and web-based, EHR-integrated data collection platform for patients. Thesolution includes a powerful, easy-to-use survey builder that allows providersto create, manage and edit all surveys, forms and questionnaires across their enterprise.Healthcare providers use these fully customizable tools to analyze and act uponthe results in real time.

"As we sought to collaborate with an experienced player in thehealthcare market, we found that Elsevier has the right combination of reach, reputationand content that will help Tonic thrive," said Sterling Lanier, CEO andco-founder of Tonic Health. "We're looking forward to further developing ourplatform with Elsevier and bringing Tonic to more and more hospitals and healthsystems."

Used by many leading health systems such as Partners HealthCare, NewYork-Presbyterian and UCLA Health, Tonic's intuitive user interface and broadfunctionality engages patients and optimizes patient data collection across in-and out-patient settings and for an array of provider needs, including patientintake, real-time patient screening and risk assessments, patient satisfaction,patient education and patient-reported outcomes. As U.S. health systems becomeincreasingly accountable for patient outcomes beyond the hospital setting, theneed for tools that enable providers to capture accurate patient information iscritical. Tonic enables providers to collect more accurate information frompatients and use it to make better care decisions that improve outcomes andreduce costs.

"We are very excited about our collaboration with Tonic because it willhelp our customers engage directly with patients and make collecting importantdata less of a chore for patients," said Jay Katzen, President, ElsevierClinical Solutions. "Tonic will help us broaden and deepen our relationshipswith the hospitals and health systems we currently serve through itsrevolutionary approach to user experience that will foster and enhancerelationships with patients."

Tonic's patient data collection platform complements the Elsevier Clinical Solutions suite, particularly its patient engagement solutions, including ExitCare. Thecombination of Tonic and ExitCare ensure that providers and patients have the informationthey need to deliver and manage patient health both in and outside thehospital. The Elsevier Clinical Solutions suite also includes a portfolio ofsolutions for workflow and decision support, clinical reference and drugreference, and performance management.

Tonic was founded collaboratively by a consumer marketing expert and atechnologist with deep experience in user interface design, Customer RelationshipManagement (CRM), mobile and Web applications to solve the difficult challengeof gathering accurate and actionable patient-reported data. The result was thepairing of a simple, intuitive and entertaining interface with robust real-timeanalytics and CRM capabilities. Simply put, patients provide better, moremeaningful information because the Tonic solution is easy and fun to use. Thisallows providers to gather more and more accurate data from patients with thegoal of providing better, more personalized care at a lower cost.

For more information aboutElsevier and Tonic, email patient@elsevier.com.


About TonicHealth

Tonic Health (www.tonicforhealth.com) is an iPad- and web-based medical datacollection platform that uses extreme patient engagement and real-timepredictive analytics to dramatically improve the process of gathering,analyzing and acting upon patient data. The Tonic platform is secure andHIPAA-compliant, and interfaces with existing EMR installations and otherbackend databases. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Tonic provides a Disney-likeexperience for patients across a broad range of its leading enterprise healthsystem customers, including Partners HealthCare, New York-Presbyterian, MedStarHealth, UCLA Health, UC San Francisco, the Veterans Health Administration,Florida Hospital, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and more.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. 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, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

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