Elsevier, ExitCare collaboration to help with meaningful use

By Mike Miliard
08:35 AM
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Elsevier, which specializes in clinical decision support technology, has expanded its partnership with ExitCare, a Lake Elmo, Minn.-based developer of enterprise-wide patient education tools.

ExitCare's content currently provides Elsevier customers with access to an expansive library of patient education information, available in multiple languages, including the recent addition of ExitCare's patient education content within Elsevier's Clinical Pharmacology. Officials say Elsevier will also offer its customers a path to license the ExitCare software solution, to help them achieve meaningful use.

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"We are excited to expand our relationship with Elsevier," said Roger Jacobi, president of ExitCare. "Our content and technology products complement each other to address customers' needs such as meaningful use, care transitions, improving workflow, patient empowerment and more.

Officials say Clinical Pharmacology, a complete and dependable drug compendia, provides comprehensive and current drug information through an easy-to-use interface, designed to find answers quickly at the point of care. Mosby's Nursing Consult leverages content from leading nursing resources to help nursing professionals find answers to their clinical questions, bringing evidence-based, best practices to the point of care.

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"At Elsevier, we are committed to helping our customers improve clinical outcomes and meet meaningful use requirements when it comes to patient education," said Jay Katzen, managing director of Elsevier Clinical Decision Support. "Our expanded collaboration with ExitCare will support our customers both in meeting meaningful use requirements and providing consistent patient education resources to clinical staff."