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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. dossier.comopens in new tab/window

About Elsevier

As a global leader in scientific 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 with innovative solutions based on trusted, evidence-based content and advanced AI-enabled digital technologies.

We have supported the work of our research and healthcare communities for more than 140 years. Our 9,500 employees around the world, including 2,500 technologists, are dedicated to supporting researchers, librarians, academic leaders, funders, governments, R&D-intensive companies, doctors, nurses, future healthcare professionals and educators in their critical work. Our 2,900 scientific journals and iconic reference books include the foremost titles in their fields, including Cell Press, The Lancet and Gray’s Anatomy.

Together with the Elsevier Foundationopens in new tab/window, we work in partnership with the communities we serve to advance inclusion and diversity in science, research and healthcare in developing countries and around the world.

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Chris West

Senior Manager, Global Communications

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