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Partnership aims to transform healthcare education and competency management

New York | December 14, 2023

Elsevier and Dossier advancing care team skills and knowledge

Elsevier, a global leader in healthcare and scientific publishing, and Dossier, an innovative digital competency management provider, are excited to announce a strategic partnership to transform healthcare education and competency management. This collaboration combines Elsevier’s authoritative healthcare content with Dossier’s cutting-edge technology platform, offering an unparalleled solution to healthcare institutions worldwide.

The partnership marks a significant step toward advancing healthcare education and competency management standards. By integrating Elsevier’s comprehensive, evidence-based content into Dossier’s agile competency management system, this collaboration enhances the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare professionals' education and training, which provides reassurance to healthcare executives that care team members have the skills, judgment, knowledge, and behaviors for the tasks they perform.

"Dossier shares our commitment to excellence in healthcare education,” said Jukka Välimäki, SVP Global Commercial at Elsevier. “This partnership is a testament to Elsevier’s ongoing efforts and commitment to empowering healthcare professionals with trusted, evidence based content. By combining our strengths with Dossier, we set a new benchmark in healthcare competency and continuing education."

"Joining forces with Elsevier represents a significant milestone for Dossier,” said Geir Arnhoff, founder and CEO. ”Our shared vision of harnessing technology to enhance healthcare education will drive innovation and improve outcomes.

“This partnership broadens our reach and deepens our impact,” Arnhoff continued. “Together, we empower healthcare institutions by providing a comprehensive, digital tool to manage and track competency development."

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Benefits for Healthcare Institutions

The integrated solution offered by Elsevier and Dossier is set up to streamline clinical competency development based on the highest quality of content, reduce administrative burdens for educators, and provide real-time insights into the skill development of healthcare professionals. This partnership greatly benefits nursing directors, CNOs, and clinical educators, offering them an efficient digital tool to manage and easily ensure staff competencies and regulatory compliance.

About Dossier

Dossier is at the forefront of competency management technology. Dossier's innovative platform helps healthcare institutions improve operational efficiencies, ensure compliance, and enhance staff productivity through effective and efficient competency management. in new tab/window)

About Elsevier

As a global leader in information and analytics, Elsevier helps researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. We do this by facilitating insights and critical decision-making for customers across the global research and health ecosystems. In everything we publish, we uphold the highest standards of quality and integrity. We bring that same rigor to our information analytics solutions for researchers, academic leaders, funders, R&D-intensive corporations, doctors, and nurses.

Elsevier employs 9,000 people worldwide, including over 2,500 technologists. We have supported the work of our research and health partners for more than 140 years. Growing from our roots in publishing, we offer knowledge and valuable analytics that help our users make breakthroughs and drive societal progress. Digital solutions such as ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath support strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, medical education, and nursing education. Researchers and healthcare professionals rely on over 2,900 digitized journals, including The Lancet(opens in new tab/window) and Cell(opens in new tab/window); 46,000+ eBook titles; and iconic reference works, such as Gray's Anatomy. With the Elsevier Foundation(opens in new tab/window) and our external Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Board, we work in partnership with diverse stakeholders to advance inclusion and diversity in science, research and healthcare in developing countries and around the world. 

Elsevier is part of  RELX(opens in new tab/window), a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.



Chris West

Senior Manager, Global Communications

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