Elsevier Pairs its Health Education Content with Collaborate MD's Online Medical Billing and Coding Solutions

   Elsevier Pairs its Health Education Content with Collaborate MD's Online
                     Medical Billing and Coding Solutions

  PR Newswire

  ST. LOUIS, Missouri, June 13, 2013

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


  ClaimGear provides hands-on, real-world training to complement Elsevier's
      education content for students learning medical billing and coding

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, is pairing its educational content with
ClaimGear, CollaborateMD's online solution for medical billing and coding

CollaborateMD , a leading provider of online medical practice management and
medical billing solutions, has been providing ClaimGear to the academic arena
since 2007. More than 35,000 students have been trained on ClaimGear to date.
CollaborateMD has been working with institutions with the goal of providing
students with real-life training on medical billing and practice management
software in order to allow them to successfully transition to the workforce. 

"We are excited to be working with one of the premier providers of education
content for medical billing and coding programs," said Douglas Kegler, Founder
and CEO of CollaborateMD. "Together with Elsevier we believe we can expand the
usage of our ClaimGear product and provide students with the real-world
experience needed to successfully compete in the marketplace after

The ClaimGear product is a version of CollaborateMD's commercial product and
includes a powerful Instructor and Student Portal. ClaimGear allows students
to perform real-world work such as adding patients, claims, payments,
appointments, and run reports. The Instructor Portal allows instructors to
completely manage students, courses, assignments and score students work. The
Student Portal allows the student to manage and score their coursework in

"By combining CollaborateMD'sClaimGear online solutions with our content, we
are providing a more complete, hands-on learning experience for students
preparing for a career in medical practice management," said Andrew Allen,
Vice President and Publisher for Health Professions, Elsevier. "With our
textbooks and CollaborateMD's software, educational programs will be able to
offer a more effective way to train students for this growing field." 

Since ClaimGear is online, neither students nor institutions need to manage
the product or perform backups. Plus, students and instructors have the
freedom to access the product from the campus, home, or anywhere they have an
Internet connection.

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About CollaborateMD

Since 1999, CollaborateMD's innovative online healthcare software and amazing
user experience has contributed to the financial success of medical practices
and medical billing services across the country. CollaborateMD provides the
ultimate user experience, along with its simple and affordable software
solutions which allow thousands of medical professionals to see a true return
on investment and have an enjoyable user experience utilizing the
CollaborateMD software. For more information, visit
http://www.CollaborateMD.com or call +1 888 348 8457

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 and Cell , and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's
online solutions include ScienceDirect , Scopus , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and
Mosby's Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health
professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help
research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more
cost-effectively. A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc
, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group
employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America.
Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed
Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London,
Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols:
London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL

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