BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MX.com today announced that Duke Medicine has signed an agreement to offer graduate medical education solutions on its website. Duke Medicine joins a growing list of prestigious medical organizations that share intellectual property via MX.com's online platform, giving hospitals throughout the world access to innovative approaches for streamlining operations or improving clinical practice.
"Part of our mission is to transform healthcare – both locally and globally – through the translation of healthcare innovations to clinical practice. MX.com provides another option for any hospital, including the most remote or underfunded hospitals, to access better models of care," said Robert Taber, PhD, Vice Chancellor of Corporate and Venture Development at Duke Medicine.
Duke Medicine will provide an RRC Site Visit Preparation Toolkit, a roadmap for helping hospitals achieve successful visits from the Residency Review Committee and full accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. It will also contribute a GME Professional Development Solution, which outlines successful strategies and resources for GME Program Directors and key faculty at GME sponsoring institutions.
"Duke Medicine is widely recognized as a pioneer in medical education. Their contributions will enhance how hospitals teach clinicians and care providers," said Joseph Davis, PhD, MX.com founder. "We are thrilled that they will use MX.com as seamless channel for disseminating their expertise to other organizations."
Duke Medicine is the latest healthcare institution to provide licensed hospitals solutions on MX.com's online peer-to-peer healthcare platform. It joins Johns Hopkins Medicine, Adventist Health System (which operates Florida Hospital), Partners HealthCare (founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General), Benefis Health System and Eastern Maine Health System in offering solutions on the MX.com site.
Launched in July, MX.com is an e-commerce platform that features turnkey protocols, toolkits or guidelines developed by leading hospitals to help medical institutions streamline operations, improve patient care and enhance hospital performance. Currently, the site offers an inventory of nearly 300 free and licensed healthcare solutions.
MX.com (www.mx.com) by Medimetrix Solutions EXchange is the first online marketplace for free or licensed healthcare management Solutions that enable hospitals to help hospitals improve performance and standards of care. The site has an extensive inventory that includes clinical and management solutions developed by Johns Hopkins Medicine, Duke Medicine, Partners HealthCare and other leading medical institutions. Established in 2010, MX.com is a privately held company founded by Joseph Davis, chairman of the Medimetrix Group and Spirit of Women Health Network. Equity holders include Medimetrix Group, Inc and its affiliates, private investors and interested health systems including Johns Hopkins Medicine and Adventist Health System.