Elsevier's ExitCare Collaborates With eClinicalWorks

Oct 09, 2013, 08:45 ET from Elsevier

WOODBURY, Minnesota, October 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

ExitCare's library of discharge instructions and patient education will be featured at ClinicalWorks National User Conference, October 11-14

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that eClinicalWorks users will be able to take advantage of Elsevier's ExitCare solution for evidence-based patient education and discharge instructions through the eClinicalWorks Electronic Health Record (EHR).

Elsevier will demonstrate ExitCare's capabilities at the eClinicalWorks National Users Conference, October 11-14, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

ExitCare's library of content, organized by care setting and composed of both Easy-to-Read and Standard content, is available in 12 languages through the eClinicalWorks EHR.  ExitCare's content is designed to offer healthcare providers an optimal user experience and more streamlined clinical workflow.  It delivers relevant medical conditions, diseases and lab information to patients at the point of care.  ExitCare is also certified as an EHR module for Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use.

"We're looking forward to providing ExitCare's custom content to our customers through the eClinicalWorks EHR," said Girish Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. "The ExitCare-eClinicalWorks collaboration supports enhanced communication between patients and providers for increased compliance and satisfaction."

ExitCare content helps providers improve the documentation and delivery of healthcare information and services required across all care environments. ExitCare provides associated print, electronic and video patient education content and tools that are critical to increasing patient engagement and reducing readmissions, and also meet the emerging needs of both hospitals and office-based physicians who wish to provide a multimedia education experience for their patients.

"Our content and the eClinicalWorks technology platform complement each other to address customers' needs such as meaningful use, care transitions, improved outcomes, readmission reduction and more," said Hajo Oltmanns, Senior Vice President, Elsevier. "Our unique enterprise-wide solution offers multiple languages and two reading levels and utilizes graphics, bullets, subheads and color, all of which combine to make diagnosis and medical condition information easier to understand, more engaging and more memorable."

For more information about ExitCare and eClinicalWorks, please email sales@eclinicalworks.com or call +1-866-888-6929 or to find out more about the eClinicalWorks National User Conference, go to http://specialevents.eclinicalworks.com

About eClinicalWorks

eClinicalWorks® is a privately-held leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions. With more than 236,000 providers and 472,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states using its solutions, customers include ACOs, physician practices, out-patient departments of hospitals, health centers, departments of health and convenient care clinics. Nine eClinicalWorks customers have received the prestigious HIMSS Davies Awards during the past six years, honoring excellence in electronic health record implementation. The company is the second largest vendor in the country for e-prescribing. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Chicago, California and Georgia. For more information, go to http://www.eclinicalworks.com, Facebook, Twitter or call +1 866 888 6929.

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, SciVal, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, helping 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.

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