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Elsevier Showcases Predictive Analytic and Clinical Integration Solutions at HIMSS13

March 1, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Dr. Peter Edelstein will discuss keys to successful clinical integration

during his presentation on ‘Predictive Analytics for the Bedside Provider’

Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, will present new and enhanced analytic and
clinical integration solutions at the Healthcare Information Management and Systems
Society (HIMSS) [http://www.himssconference.org ] annual meeting in New Orleans, March
4-6, including a new Physician Portal [http://www.medai.com/himss13 ] and expanded
Physician Profiling as part of its enhanced MEDai Navigator.
[http://www.medai.com/products/risk-navigator-solutions ]

In addition, Dr. Peter Edelstein, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for
Elsevier’s MEDai analytics group, will discuss “Predictive Analytics for the Bedside
Provider”
[http://www.himssconference.org/Education/KCEventList.aspx?ItemNumber=2314&metadataID=42 ]
at HIMSS13′s Clinical & Business Analytics/Intelligence Knowledge Center on Monday, March
4, at 2 p.m. Elsevier also will introduce Pinpoint Risk, a predictive analytics solution
that identifies and helps prevent risks to inpatients.

Elsevier’s MEDai Navigator is the first payer analytics solution that goes beyond
predicting and managing risks for cost savings to empower providers to improve the quality
of care and patient outcomes. The new Physician Portal and Physician Profiling features
have been integrated into the enhanced MEDai Navigator solution to provide a more
complete, holistic approach to performance management in a common language that is
meaningful and relevant to both providers and payers.

MEDai Navigator:

        - Combines claims and clinical data into a single, clinically integrated
          view of the patient
        - Enables access to both patient-level analytics and performance metrics
        - Is configured to share information in real-world medical practice
        - Can be used on mobile devices (tablets and smart phones) at the point of care
        - Helps providers achieve the objectives of improving the patient experience of
          care, improving the health of populations, and reducing the cost of healthcare
        - Allows access to ClinicalKey [http://www.clinicalkey.com ], Elsevier's
          clinical insight engine, to provide the most current and clinically relevant
          evidence-based answers, expert commentary, MEDLINE abstracts and select third-party
          journals

“Actionable analytics not only helps payers and providers, but can significantly
improve the quality and delivery of care,” Edelstein said. “The new enhancements to
Navigator support our continued goal of providing meaningful care to patients.”

Elsevier’s Pinpoint Risk is an inpatient-specific prospective risk prediction tool
that stratifies and trends inpatient risks, allowing providers to intervene prior to risk
realization. This real-time predictive analytics solution supports case managers, nurses
and physicians using a laptop or tablet at the patient bedside. Clinical and
administrative inpatient-specific data is collected automatically and electronically and
then quickly analyzed along with the patient’s historical data to predict risks of
mortality, sepsis, transfer to ICU, excessive length of stay, and 30-day readmission.

Elsevier will demonstrate these and other clinical solutions at HIMSS13 (booth #6129)
throughout the conference. For more information visit

http://www.clinicaldecisionsupport.com/himss13.

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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 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 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).

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

SOURCE Elsevier


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