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Medical University of South Carolina Selects Elsevier’s Interdisciplinary Care Planning and Clinical Documentation Solution

March 26, 2013

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Evidence-based solution provides the latest scientific and clinical guidance

within the EHR

Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, today announced that the Medical University
of South Carolina Health System (MUSC) has selected Elsevier’s CPM CarePoints
[http://www.cpmrc.com/solutions/cpm-carepoints ] interdisciplinary care planning and
clinical documentation solution for its electronic health record (EHR).

MUSC is one of the nation’s top academic health science centers, with a 750-bed
medical center (MUSC Health) and six colleges that train more than 3,000 health care
professionals per year, virtually all of whom will now have direct access to Elsevier’s
CPM content solutions. CPM CarePoints [http://www.cpmrc.com/solutions/cpm-carepoints ]
will be delivered through seamless integration with MUSC’s Epic EHR and will support the
hospital’s improvements in patient outcomes and transformation of its clinical practice.

“Our clinical leadership enthusiastically supported collaborating with CPM to provide
clinical content for our implementation of Epic,” said Melissa Forinash, MUSC Epic Program
Administrator. “We believe that a focus on standardization and commitment to
evidence-based practice is essential to help us strategically meet the challenges facing
healthcare.”

CPM CarePoints [http://www.cpmrc.com/solutions/cpm-carepoints ] provides an
all-inclusive framework for implementing actionable, evidence-based care and documentation
tools across all clinical domains. Designed to offer the latest scientific and clinical
guidance on a wide range of diagnoses, CPM CarePoints can be utilized and referenced by
all clinicians within a hospital setting for practice-specific, expert guidance, as well
as provide the tools they need to document and monitor that care.

“Integrating CPM CarePoints into MUSC will support the center’s focus on providing
interdisciplinary care planning, clinical documentation and reliable clinical practice
guidelines,” said Michelle Troseth, Executive Vice President and Chief Professional
Practice Officer of Elsevier. “Both MUSC and Elsevier share the goal of providing
superior, evidence-based solutions to clinicians. We believe our collaboration will
strengthen MUSC’s quality of care, improve clinical outcomes and enhance patient safety.”

About MUSC

Founded in 1824 in Charleston, The Medical University of South Carolina is the oldest
medical school in the South. Today, MUSC continues the tradition of excellence in
education, research, and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students
and residents, and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty
members. As the largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its
affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $1.7 billion. MUSC operates a
750-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized Children’s Hospital, the
Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology), and a
leading Institute of Psychiatry. For more information on academic information or clinical
services, visit http://www.musc.edu. For more information on hospital patient
services, visit http://www.muschealth.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 ], 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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