Procedures Consult Partners With To Improve Procedures Training And Competency

Integration of Procedures Consult’s online procedures reference and training solution with’s residency management software provides enhanced procedures training and competency tracking for residency programs

September 10, 2008, Philadelphia, PA - Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that Procedures Consult – an online, multimedia procedures training and reference tool for medical students and residents – has partnered with, a leading medical education training management service provider, to enhance residency training in medical procedures. uses patented on-line technology to allow residency, fellowship and medical school programs to fully manage their medical education electronically, including MyPortfolio™ for competency-based tracking of academic and clinical activities. The company’s software allows programs to design, assign and review their own evaluations, procedures and patient logs. facilitates compliance with graduate medical education requirements by ensuring that residents perform procedures competently under medical supervision.

“The combination of these two tools saves program directors time so they can more fully devote themselves to medical education and training, while attending physicians and residents will find the process of documenting and meeting specialty certification requirements far less burdensome,” said Jonathan Teich, MD, PhD, and Elsevier’s Chief Medical Informatics Officer. “This streamlines the entire procedure training process – multimedia education and review, documentation for residency program requirements, and competency testing – as part of a complete academic evaluation system.”

The partnership enables:

  • Single sign-in capability for institutions that subscribe to both applications;
  • Contextual, single-click access to the content on Procedures Consult from the procedures submission area and within the universal navigation on; and,
  • The ability to capture and view the knowledge competency tracking data from Procedures Consult within the MyPortfolio section on, which captures other metrics of knowledge development such as lectures attended and assigned academic materials reviewed.

“This initiative enhances the value of to current institutional subscribers by providing the ability to offer direct and integrated access to Procedures Consult's leading procedures reference and competency tracking solution,” said David Melamed, CEO of

A demonstration of the new functionality is available at both and


About was established in 1998 to provide enterprise-grade medical training management solutions for academic hospitals, clinical programs, medical schools and governmental public health agencies of all sizes. The company serves the needs of all care providers with significant advantage and affordable price, enabling leading medical training programs to provide the best clinical care and training while meeting their reporting and accounting needs efficiently and automatically. The company supports the unique requirements of highly regulated clinical environments with robust, scalable information systems that incorporate an institution’s existing data needs and healthcare workflow. has over 900 institutional clients worldwide with leading technologies in medical education, documentation and file management services. has offices in Los Angeles, New York and Florida.

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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.

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