PHILADELPHIA, October 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The Partnership Will Leverage Evidence-based Content, Interactive Experiences to Provide Key Information on Latest Treatments
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.
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.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey - and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. http://www.elsevier.com
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