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ClinicalKey Key Innovator Award to Recognize the Innovative Use of Health Information and Technology to Save and Improve Lives

November 28, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, November 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Nominations open to hospitals, medical schools and healthcare institutions

through Dec. 31

Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, announced today that it will award a
$10,000 grant to a U.S.-based hospital, medical school or institution that has
demonstrated the most innovative use of information and technology to save lives and
improve patient care.

The Key Innovator Award [http://info.clinicalkey.com/innovators ] is sponsored by
Elsevier’s ClinicalKey [http://www.clinicalkey.com ], the world’s first clinical insight
engine designed specifically to help physician’s quickly locate relevant clinical
responses that address their specific health care needs.

“Both information and technology are critically important to healthcare and many times
make the difference between life and death,” noted Jim Donohue, Managing Director for
Global Clinical Reference, Elsevier. “Through this program, our goal is to recognize and
honor those organizations that have significantly contributed to elevating positive
patient outcomes through the power of information and the innovative use of technology.”

The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2012. Nominations are being accepted in
three institution categories:

        - Community (less than 200 beds)
        - Mid-sized (between 201 and 500 beds)
        - Large (more than 500 beds)

Applicants are asked to explain in 1,000 words or less how a particular institution is
changing the way information and technology impacts patient care. Three grand prize
winners will be awarded with the following:

        - $10,000 ClinicalKey Technology Grant
        - Trip for two to the HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems
          Society) 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans, LA, March 3-7, 2013
        - $500 gift card
        - Feature about the winner's institution on ClinicalKey's blog
          [http://info.clinicalkey.com/blog ]

To enter, visit ClinicalKey’s Key Innovators Facebook page
[http://www.facebook.com/ClinicalKey/app_112895718869105 ]. Nominations close on Dec. 31,
2012, and voting for the top three organizations in each category will be open to the
public Jan. 15 – 31, 2013. Winners will be announced by Elsevier in early February. When
you make a nomination, you become eligible to win $1,000.

Additionally, each month through February 2013, ClinicalKey will award five
individuals a one-year license to ClinicalKey. To enter, applicants can visit the
ClinicalKey Facebook page [http://www.facebook.com/ClinicalKey/app_471727392850804 ] and
click the “WIN ClinicalKey!” icon. Applicants may enter one time per month through
February 2013.

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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
[http://www.thelancet.com ] and Cell [http://www.cell.com ], and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online
solutions include ScienceDirect [http://www.sciencedirect.com ], Scopus
[http://www.scopus.com ], Reaxys [http://www.reaxys.com ], ClinicalKey
[https://www.clinicalkey.com ] and Mosby’s Nursing Suite
[http://www.confidenceconnected.com ], which enhance the productivity of science and health
professionals, and the SciVal suite [http://www.scival.com ] and MEDai’s Pinpoint Review
[http://www.medai.com ], which help research and health care institutions deliver better
outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ]
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC
[http://www.reedelsevier.com ], a world-leading publisher and information provider, 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).

        Media contact
        Christopher Capot
        Director, Corporate Relations
        Elsevier
        +1-212-633-3164
        c.capot@elsevier.com

SOURCE Elsevier


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