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Medical University of South Carolina Selects Elsevier's Interdisciplinary Care Planning and Clinical Documentation Solution

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Evidence-based solution provides the latest scientific and clinical guidance within the EHR

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that the Medical University of South Carolina Health System (MUSC) has selected Elsevier's CPM CarePoints interdisciplinary care planning and clinical documentation solution for its electronic health record (EHR).

MUSC is one of the nation's top academic health science centers, with a 750-bed medical center (MUSC Health) and six colleges that train more than 3,000 health care professionals per year, virtually all of whom will now have direct access to Elsevier's CPM content solutions. CPM CarePoints will be delivered through seamless integration with MUSC's Epic EHR and will support the hospital's improvements in patient outcomes and transformation of its clinical practice.

"Our clinical leadership enthusiastically supported collaborating with CPM to provide clinical content for our implementation of Epic," said Melissa Forinash , MUSC Epic Program Administrator. "We believe that a focus on standardization and commitment to evidence-based practice is essential to help us strategically meet the challenges facing healthcare."

CPM CarePoints provides an all-inclusive framework for implementing actionable, evidence-based care and documentation tools across all clinical domains. Designed to offer the latest scientific and clinical guidance on a wide range of diagnoses, CPM CarePoints can be utilized and referenced by all clinicians within a hospital setting for practice-specific, expert guidance, as well as provide the tools they need to document and monitor that care.

"Integrating CPM CarePoints into MUSC will support the center's focus on providing interdisciplinary care planning, clinical documentation and reliable clinical practice guidelines," said Michelle Troseth , Executive Vice President and Chief Professional Practice Officer of Elsevier. "Both MUSC and Elsevier share the goal of providing superior, evidence-based solutions to clinicians. We believe our collaboration will strengthen MUSC's quality of care, improve clinical outcomes and enhance patient safety."

About MUSC

Founded in 1824 in Charleston, The Medical University of South Carolina is the oldest medical school in the South. Today, MUSC continues the tradition of excellence in education, research, and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and residents, and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $1.7 billion. MUSC operates a 750-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized Children's Hospital, the Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology), and a leading Institute of Psychiatry. For more information on academic information or clinical services, visit For more information on hospital patient services, visit

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, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help 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 in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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