Elsevier to Provide the American College of Chest Physicians with eLearning Solutions

The partnership will leverage evidence-based content, interactive experiences to provide key information on latest treatments

Philadelphia, PA, October 10, 2016

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it has expanded its relationship with the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) to create eLearning solutions for CHEST’s interdisciplinary team in the specialties that reflect its membership, including pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, among others. Currently, Elsevier is the publisher of the journal CHEST, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians.

“The powerful combination of CHEST’s expertise, as reflected in its membership, and Elsevier’s position as the leading provider of healthcare eLearning, ensures that clinicians from various disciplines will have access to valuable continuing education opportunities,” said Barbara Nelson Cullen, Vice President, Strategy and Content Development, Elsevier.”

The Elsevier eLearning solutions offer content that is evidence-based and peer-reviewed in an interactive and engaging format. The Elsevier and CHEST collaboration will focus on specific disease states such as COPD and pulmonary arterial hypertension, along with related risk factors, treatment, complications, and patient education. The learning experience will be enhanced with branching case studies, videos, animations, and other interactive elements and will create an immersive learning environment.

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About American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), publisher of the journal CHEST, is the global leader in advancing best patient outcomes through innovative chest medicine education, clinical research, and team-based care. Its mission is to champion the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chest diseases through education, communication, and research. CHEST serves as an essential connection to clinical knowledge and resources for its 19,000 members from around the world who provide patient care in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. CHEST Enterprises, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of CHEST, provides innovative education for health-care professionals and industry partners to advance best patient outcomes. For more information, visit chestnet.org.

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 world-leading provider of information and analytics to professionals and business customers, in a wide range of industries. www.elsevier.com

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