PHILADELPHIA, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Elsevier's Patient Engagement content available as integrated solution through Veritas's Chronic Care Management Program
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will make its Interactive Patient Education content library available to customers of Veritas, a leader in nursing education and mentorship. Developed to increase patient engagement and reduce readmissions, the content suite will be implemented as part of Veritas' Chronic Care Management Program.
"Veritas selected Elsevier's Interactive Patient Education because it offers a comprehensive and robust compilation of patient education information for our nursing mentors and educators," said Valerie Aiello, Vice President of Healthcare for Veritas. "Elsevier will ultimately impact the care continuum by providing an array of interactive online tools, covering thousands of health topics, to nurses that will encourage and help foster effective communications and meaningful relationships with their patients to manage basic and complex patient outcome interventions."
Elsevier's Patient Engagement suite of solutions provides print, electronic and video patient education content and tools that increase patient engagement and reduce readmissions. The Interactive Patient Education solution also meets the needs of hospitals and office-based nurses and physicians in providing a multimedia educational experience for patients.
"Both Elsevier and Veritas share a commitment to providing the best possible guidance and resources to enhance patient outcomes by providing the most intuitive and trusted patient education tools and solutions available," said Sonika Mathur, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Patient Engagement, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. "Our goal is to improve the patient experience by arming nurses with the trusted information featured in our interactive videos, educational handouts and medication management tools."
Elsevier's Interactive Patient Education content is organized by care setting and comprised of both Easy-to-Read and standard content, available in several languages. It is designed to offer healthcare providers an optimal user experience and more streamlined clinical workflow. This content is also intended to deliver relevant, condition-specific patient information at the point-of-care.
For additional information on Elsevier's Patient Engagement suite of solutions, visit
Veritas provides innovative solutions specifically designed to assist ACO's, physicians and practices to meet value based metrics, maximize incentive payments and reimbursements, minimize penalties and improve quality of care. Veritas offers a turnkey chronic care management (CCM) program which requires minimal effort to deploy but generates significant improvements in the wellness of patients and provides a new income stream for the practice. The Veritas staff of interdisciplinary licensed professionals is also available to provide Utilization Management Services and Medical Review Services. Welcome to VERITAS, please visit http://www.veritasmrs.com
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey - and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. http://www.elsevier.com
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