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Elsevier’s MC Strategies Enhances its ICD-10 Roadmap

September 27, 2012

ATLANTA, September 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Elsevier to exhibit new, expanded readiness assessment and clinical
documentation curriculum at its Destination: ICD-10 booth at upcoming AHIMA convention

Elsevier’s MC Strategies [http://www.mcstrategies.com ], a leader in providing
eLearning solutions to more than 1,300 healthcare organizations, today announced the
continued development of its ICD-10 Roadmap with the introduction of new curricula,
including a comprehensive clinical documentation curriculum.

At its exhibit at the 84th AHIMA Convention (Booth #626, Chicago, Oct. 1-3), Elsevier
will unveil its new EduCode Clinical Documentation Improvement eLearning curriculum.
Providing the right information for coding and reimbursement is critical with the
increased specificity of ICD-10, and clinical documentation will be even more challenging.
This new curriculum will be supported by additional resources, including Clinical
Documentation webinars and a white paper available in October.

“At Elsevier, we’ve been a leader in educating healthcare organizations on coding
practices for more than 20 years. We understand the workflow and know how to lessen the
risk and fear that comes with potential change, particularly a change as fundamental as
ICD-10,” said John Schrefer, President of Elsevier’s MC Strategies. “This ongoing sharing
of knowledge through our new and updated curricula, white papers and webinars will keep
our customers current as we help them prepare for this transition. We’re all on this
journey, and we want to help prepare organizations the best we can.”

Extending that journey theme, Elsevier will continue to take entries in its
“Destination: ICD-10″ [http://icd-10online.com/destination-icd10 ] contest at AHIMA. The
contest invites participants to complete a series of ICD-10 surveys and provides a chance
to win up to $3,000 in travel money or travel-themed giveaways.

In addition to Elsevier’s continued commitment to providing the best education and
resources to ensure a successful transition to ICD-10, AHIMA attendees will see new and
updated versions of Elsevier’s Medical Terminology 2.0, ICD-10 Orientation, ICD-10
Specialty Coding Courses (Phase II), a revised and expanded ICD-10 Readiness Assessment
(more questions, increased focus on ICD-10-specific topics and improved functionality),
and major re-writes of Anatomy & Physiology and Pathophysiology courses.

To stay current with the ICD-10 transition, please find Elsevier ICD-10 on Facebook at
http://www.facebook.com/ICD10Online and on Twitter at @ICD10Online. For more
information about Revenue Cycle eLearning’s ICD-10 Solutions, including purchasing
information, please visit http://www.ICD-10online.com or call +1 866 429 3067.

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About Elsevier Clinical Decision Support

Elsevier Clinical Decision Support (http://www.clinicaldecisionsupport.com), a
division of Elsevier, the global leader in medical and health information, provides world
class information and point-of-care technology solutions that optimize decisions and
actions to improve the overall quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of care. The
business delivers on this promise through actionable clinical content, care planning and
documentation, drug reference and decision support, learning and performance management,
and data mining and outcomes analytics solutions for provider, pharmacy and payer
organizations.

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).

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        Director, Corporate Relations
        Elsevier
        +1-212-633-3164
        C.Capot@Elsevier.com

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