PHILADELPHIA, September 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Integrating ExitCare with Elsevier's suite of clinical decision support solutions provides a comprehensive set of offerings - available independently and through an EHR - to help clinicians improve patient outcomes, manage costly readmissions and control healthcare expenditures
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of ExitCare, LLC, an enterprise-wide solution for patient education and discharge instructions. ExitCare provides peer-reviewed patient education and discharge instructions to support clinicians, empower patients and help providers meet their patients' educational needs.
Focused on improving patient care and outcomes, Elsevier and ExitCare solutions give healthcare providers the tools and information necessary to ensure that patients are discharged in accordance with The Joint Commission and Meaningful Use requirements. ExitCare's products, incorporated into Elsevier's portfolio of clinical decision support (CDS) content and tools, will help healthcare providers improve the delivery of healthcare information and services by interdisciplinary care teams across all care environments.
"This acquisition allows Elsevier to offer a more comprehensive and better integrated point-of-care decision support solution to our customers," said Jay Katzen, Managing Director of Elsevier's Clinical Decision Support division. "ExitCare's team and offerings add substantial expertise and depth in patient education to our suite of solutions, and we look forward to providing an enhanced experience for our customers as they work to improve patient safety and outcomes."
Relevant and accurate patient information delivered to patients throughout the care continuum is integral to impr
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