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Lexi-Comp, Inc. Offers Diagnosis and Disease Management Tool
Date:5/18/2008

Harrison's Practice now available in Lexi-Comp(R) ONLINE(TM), providing

information on diseases and disorders

HUDSON, Ohio, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexi-Comp, Inc., a leading provider of drug reference information, now offers Harrison's Practice, a point-of-care diagnostic and patient management tool addressing common diseases and conditions. Harrison's Practice, developed by McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of information resources for the scientific and medical communities, was created by the editors of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. It delivers essential information on the diagnosis and management of diseases and disorders. Practitioners can access this information within Lexi-Comp(R) ONLINE(TM), Lexi-Comp's web-based solution.

"We are very pleased to now offer this critical information from the most comprehensive and reliable source in internal medicine," said Steven Kerscher, President and COO, Lexi-Comp. "Incorporating this content into our already robust online solution provides our clients with drug, disease, lab, diagnostic, and patient education, combined in one trusted resource."

Lexi-Comp employs the expertise of an internal clinical team to collect, assimilate, and publish information in a concise, consistent, actionable format. Delivering these combined resources in an easy-to-use application helps clinicians locate answers quickly. Users can search the Harrison's Practice database by topic or by symptom for diagnostic information, treatment guidelines, and ongoing care considerations. Seamless linking allows direct access to relevant drug information, related laboratory tests, and diagnostic procedures.

"Harrison's Practice provides the answers busy medical professionals need from a source they can trust with the speed and mobility that meets the urgency of real-world clinical practice," said Scott Grillo, vice president and publisher, Medical Content, McGraw-Hill Professional. "We are proud to join forces with Lexi-Comp to deliver the authoritative content and solutions that clinicians require at the point-of-care."

The Harrison's Practice database is also available for PDA and is included in Lexi-COMPLETE(TM), Lexi-Comp's premier PDA software package.

For more information on pricing, or if you are a current subscriber to Lexi-Comp ONLINE and would like to add Harrison's Practice to your subscription, please contact your sales representative at 1-800-837-5394. To register for a free 45-day trial of Lexi-Comp ONLINE, visit http://www.lexi.com.

About Lexi-Comp

Lexi-Comp, Inc. is a leading provider of medical information and clinical content solutions for the healthcare industry. Lexi-Comp's content and technology provide relevant, real-time information at the point-of-care in both in-patient and out-patient settings to help improve patient outcomes, workflow efficiency, and medication safety. Along with its leading drug database, Lexi-Drugs(R), content areas include adult, pediatric and geriatric drug information, interactions, diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests, pharmacogenomics, poisoning and toxicology, dentistry, infectious diseases, and patient education. Over 500,000 clinicians worldwide access Lexi-Comp's information via the Internet, handheld devices, and through integration with health information systems. An extensive library of print titles is also available. To learn more about Lexi-Comp's solutions, call 800.837.5394, 330.650.6506, or visit http://www.lexi.com.

About McGraw-Hill Professional

McGraw-Hill Professional is a unit of McGraw-Hill Education, a leading global provider of instructional, assessment, and reference solutions that empower professionals and students of all ages. McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, has offices in 33 countries and publishes in more than 40 languages. Additional information is available at http://www.mheducation.com/.

CONTACTS: Heather Ciranna

Lexi-Comp, Inc.

(330) 650-6506

heather.ciranna@lexi.com

Tom Stanton,

McGraw-Hill Education

(212) 904-3214

tom_stanton@mcgraw-hill.com


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