Elsevier Announces 2012 Mosby's Nursing Superheroes at 14th Annual ANCC Magnet Conference

ATLANTA, Georgia, October 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

New Elsevier Infobutton, linking the patient record in EHRs to key content from Mosby's Nursing Skills and Consult, also unveiled at conference

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the winners of the Mosby's Suite "Superheroes of Nursing" contest, designed for peers to single out real-life superheroes in the nursing profession.  Created by Elsevier in 2011, the contest is part of a nationwide campaign to recognize nurses who represent four key categories - The Validators, The Achievers, The Educators and The Protectors - and identify how they address the issues they face daily.

"Challenges never stop for today's nurses, and Elsevier wanted to demonstrate our appreciation and provide a way for other nurses to recognize those among them who crusade for their patients and their organizations," said Cindy Tryniszewski, RN, MSN, Executive Director, Mosby's eLearning for Elsevier.  "Once again this year, we received an overwhelming amount of nominations and votes.  We look forward to reading the inspirational stories nurses from around the country continue to share on our Facebook page."

This year's winners will be congratulated and recognized at the Elsevier booth, Booth 1201, during the 2012 American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Conference, Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 10-12.  The winners are:

  • The Validator: Bonni Martin, Fletcher Allen Health Care, VT
  • The Achiever: Sharon Braun, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA
  • The Educator: Jennifer Marcellus, Good Samaritan Hospital, NE (Catholic Health Initiatives)
  • The Protector: Linda Armstrong, UPMC Shadyside, PA  

Elsevier will also demonstrate its new Elsevier Infobutton, a service that provides context-specific links to content within Elsevier products that are licensed by an institution.  Mosby's Nursing Consult and Skills customers that link their EHR (electronic health record) to the Elsevier Infobutton service will be able to connect to relevant content from clinical terms within the patient record.  

Elsevier Infobutton, free for Mosby's Nursing Consult and Mosby's Skills customers that have an EHR, helps providers seeking to achieve EHR certification Stage 2 Meaningful Use by supporting these HL7 Infobutton standard use cases:

  • Providing a context-sensitive link to reference information to support clinical decision making
  • Providing links to patient-specific education resources

For more information, visit Elsevier's Confidence Connected at http://confidenceconnected.com/.

About Elsevier Clinical Decision Support

Elsevier Clinical Decision Support (http://www.clinicaldecisionsupport.com), a division of Elsevier, the global leader in medical and health information, provides world class information and point-of-care technology solutions that optimize decisions and actions to improve the overall quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of care. The business delivers on this promise through actionable clinical content, care planning and documentation, drug reference and decision support, learning and performance management, and data mining and outcomes analytics solutions for provider, pharmacy and payer organizations.

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 Nursing 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 publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

Media contact

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


SOURCE Elsevier



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