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CHRISTUS Health Selects Five Elsevier Clinical Decision Support Solutions to Transform Care Delivery for Patients, Physicians, Nurses and Pharmacists
Date:8/10/2009

PHILADELPHIA, August 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

- Partnership with Elsevier Facilitates Continuation of System's Nine-Year "Journey to Excellence"; Elsevier Becomes Primary Information Source for Clinicians

Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com), a world leader in healthcare and medical publishing and online solutions, today announced that Dallas-based CHRISTUS Health, one of the top 10 Catholic health systems in the U.S., will install five of Elsevier's online clinical decision support (CDS) solutions to meet the diverse and evolving clinical decision support needs of its physicians, nurses and pharmacists.

CHRISTUS opted for Elsevier's comprehensive, interdisciplinary and integrated suite of CDS solutions for pharmacy, medicine and nursing. Among the selected solutions are Clinical Pharmacology (http://www.clinicalpharmacology.com), which delivers expert drug information; ToxED 2.0 (http://www.toxed.com), which facilitates treatment of drug overdose emergencies; First Consult (http://www.firstconsult.com), which provides evidence-based answers for the point of care; MD Consult (http://www.mdconsult.com), which brings leading medical resources together in a single online service; and Mosby's Nursing Consult (http://www.nursingconsult.com), which helps nurses find answers to pressing clinical questions.

"Elsevier looks forward to providing CHRISTUS Health clinicians with CDS solutions that deliver timely, consistent, accurate information for enhanced diagnostic and treatment decision making," said Scott Wilson, Vice President, Clinical Decision Support Sale
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