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NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation Selects Elsevier’s ClinicalKey

September 17, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, September 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

ClinicalKey to provide electronic clinical reference for HHC’s Medical


Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, today announced that New York City Health
and Hospitals Corporation [http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/html/home/home.shtml ](HHC) has
selected ClinicalKey [http://www.clinicalkey.com ] to provide electronic medical reference
and knowledge-based information to HHC’s clinicians across multiple facilities.

Launched in April 2012, ClinicalKey provides the most current and clinically relevant
evidence-based answers, as well as expert commentary, MEDLINE abstracts and select
third-party journals. ClinicalKey offers a user-friendly interface and a journal reference
package that includes many of HHC’s priority journals.

As the largest municipal healthcare organization in the country, HHC serves 1.4
million New Yorkers every year. It provides medical, mental health and substance abuse
services through its 11 acute care hospitals, four skilled nursing facilities, six large
diagnostic and treatment centers and more than 70 community based clinics.

ClinicalKey’s reference search engine is powered by Elsevier’s Smart Content, tagged
with EMMeT (Elsevier Merged Medical Taxonomy), which enables ClinicalKey to understand
clinical terms and thus discover medical content that is the most relevant, plus find
related content that would be missed by other search engines. ClinicalKey demonstrates the
ability to quickly move from topic overview to in-depth specialty information in order to
meet everyday clinical challenges.

“HHC’s medical library has a vast array of clinical reference needs, and we’re proud
to be one of the services made available to its many clinicians,” said Jay Katzen,
President, Clinical Solutions, Elsevier. “Our content is comprehensive, trusted and quick,
and this will allow HHC librarians and healthcare professionals to find the most accurate
response to help advance their research needs and, ultimately, improve patient care.”

For more information about ClinicalKey, visit http://www.clinicalkey.com.

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 ], SciVal [http://info.scival.com ], Reaxys
[http://www.elsevier.com/reaxys ], ClinicalKey [https://www.clinicalkey.com ] and Mosby’s
Suite [http://www.confidenceconnected.com ], which enhance the productivity of science and
health professionals, helping 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 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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