Elsevier, AcademicCME and ArcheMedX Announce the All-New ThrombosisClinic.com

PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

New ThrombosisClinic.com will be the first informatics-powered, connected learning environment for continuing education

Elsevier's Office of Continuing Medical Education (EOCME) announced today that it is extending its existing collaboration with AcademicCME and ArcheMedX to re-launch the ThrombosisClinic.com website. The ArcheMedX connected learning platform will power the new site to create a collaborative learning experience for interdisciplinary teams of clinicians.

"The all-new, ThrombosisClinic.com will be a critical resource designed to reduce mortality and improve outcomes for patients with thromboembolic disease by providing clinicians with a more effective and more efficient lifelong learning solution," said Sandy Breslow, Director of the EOCME. The new site provides a one-of-a-kind educational resource for the entire interdisciplinary clinical team, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare providers dedicated to thrombosis prevention, treatment and management.

By delivering advanced education to the complete clinical team including underserved clinical areas such as dentistry, orthopedics, and OB/GYN, "ThrombosisClinic.com will provide clinicians from primary care to intensive care access to evidence-based strategies that can be immediately employed in practice," said Dr. Timothy Hayes, President of AcademicCME.

The site will centralize the clinician's natural learning actions and simplify their lifelong learning journey. In an age when clinicians face a daily challenge to stay current with new and emerging best practices, the all-new ThrombosisClinic.com will introduce resources and an innovative set of connected learning tools that clinicians need to streamline their information gathering and support practical, lifelong learning.

Recent data suggest that the majority of clinicians are using new social technologies for the express purpose of lifelong learning and professional development. As a result, Brian S. McGowan, PhD, Co-Founder & Chief Learning Officer of ArcheMedX, said, "A key innovation of the all-new ThrombosisClinic.com site is the launch of a series of curriculum-based "Virtual Courses" designed to more effectively educate interdisciplinary teams as they participate in collaborative learning activities." Small, trusted cohorts of learners will engage with faculty and assist each other in completing educational objectives throughout the virtual courses and collaborative learning environment.

Powered by the ArcheMedX Connected Learning Platform, the site will seamlessly connect the virtual courses and new forms of educational content to Elsevier's comprehensive archives of clinical publications, making it simple for clinicians to access, review, share, and apply related educational content to clinical practice. Access to the new Virtual Courses, collaborative learning tools, and other educational activities on ThrombosisClinic.com will be available for registered learners beginning in the second half of 2013.

To learn more about overall site plans and how the ArcheMedX platform and connected learning tools are being leveraged, please contact Sandy Breslow Director, Elsevier's Office of CME, or Timothy Hayes, MD, PhD, President of AcademicCME. For additional information on the ArcheMedX Connected Learning Architecture and the Natural Learning Actions Model, please contact Joel Selzer, Co-Founder & CEO of ArcheMedX, Inc.

 

About AcademicCME

AcademicCME is an accredited healthcare solutions medical education company designed to impact practice behavior and thus patient outcomes. AcademicCME leadership draws on extensive experience with clinical research, clinical practice and the delivery of continuing medical education. The team at AcademicCME has a unique understanding of the dynamics between physician behavior, patient care and practice-based educational needs. Therefore, educational content that presents up-to-date evidence based data is transformed into practical applications in daily clinical practice. Visit http://www.academiccme.com for more information.

About ArcheMedX

ArcheMedX is a healthcare informatics and e‐learning technology company with the singular mission to build the structure required to transform medical education through new connected learning and assessment models. By engineering an informatics‐powered architecture that organizes and connects the natural learning actions of clinicians in one system, ArcheMedX simplifies lifelong learning and streamlines the process of educational planning, assessment and support. Visit http://www.archemedx.com for more information.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

 

Media contact

Christopher Capot
Director, Corporate Relations
Elsevier
+1-212-633-3164
c.capot@elsevier.com

SOURCE Elsevier




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