NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking evidence-based medicine to the next level for the entire field of healthcare, McGraw-Hill Education, the learning sciences company, and JAMA, the world's most widely circulated medical journal, announced the launch of an all-new platform for JAMAevidence, the premier online resource for learning, teaching, and applying evidence-based medicine (EBM).
"Over the past decade, the adoption of evidence-based medicine has been a major factor in improving healthcare – and patient outcomes – worldwide" said Scott Grillo, Vice President and Group Publisher of the Professional Group at McGraw-Hill Education. "Launching JAMAevidence on this new platform is confirmation of our commitment to being at the forefront of this movement designed to improve the overall quality of healthcare," Grillo added.
Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of the JAMA Network said, "We are pleased to continue to provide the best available EBM content and online tools for clinicians, educators, and learners – based on the outstanding JAMA series, the Users' Guides to the Medical Literature and The Rational Clinical Examination – with regular online-only updates and features."
McGraw-Hill Education and the JAMA Network partnered to develop the new JAMAevidence platform with cutting-edge technology that includes mobile responsive design; a faster, more personalized user interface; completely current content; and greater integration and customization options designed to improve how healthcare professionals incorporate evidence-based medicine into their education and careers.
JAMAevidence subscribers worldwide now benefit from enhancement and interactive features that include:
The New Edition of the Cornerstone Evidence-Based Medicine Text – JAMAevidence now includes the newly released Third Edition of User's Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice – along with current editions of The Rational Clinical Examination: Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis and Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience and a range of online-only content, updates, features, and tools.
Enhanced Custom Curriculum for Rotation Management – Enabling faculty and learners to access sample curricula or build a curriculum customized to their institution, provide tools for remediation, ease rotation management, and improve the learning experience.
Cross-Site Searching Aids – JAMAevidence and McGraw-Hill Education's acclaimed Access online medical products are organized into one federated collection, eliminating the need for duplicate queries on multiple sites – and facilitating the discovery of new content.
The enhanced JAMAevidence provides all the tools users need to evaluate and interpret medical literature and make the best treatment decisions for their patients – with increased access to the most current content on evidence-based medicine.
JAMAevidence from JAMA and McGraw-Hill Education is an innovative online resource with interactive and pedagogical features designed to help students and clinicians learn and apply the best practice of evidence-based medicine. This electronic tool provides full-text access to the content in the third edition of The Users' Guides to the Medical Literature and The Rational Clinical Examination. Users will find everything from classic references that demystify basic principles to customizable worksheets that allow them to systematically apply evidence-based medicine to their cases and build a library of their own critically appraised topics. More information on this and other products can be found at www.jamaevidence.com.
About McGraw-Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences to help students, parents, educators and professionals drive results. McGraw-Hill Education has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 60 languages. Visit us at mheducation.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter.
JAMA (the Journal of the American Medical Association) is an international, peer-reviewed, weekly general medical journal, and is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world. JAMA is a member of The JAMA Network and is published along with 10 specialty journals. www.jama.com
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