Elsevier's ExitCare Receives Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification

      Elsevier's ExitCare Receives Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification

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  LAKE ELMO, Minnesota, September 19, 2013

LAKE ELMO, Minnesota, September 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  ExitCare certified as EHR module for patient-specific education resources

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, announced today that Elsevier's ExitCare
has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health
Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body
(ONC-ACB) program. This EHR module is compliant in accordance with the
criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services.

Elsevier's ExitCare is an enterprise-wide solution for evidence-based patient
education and discharge instructions.

"ExitCare pursued Stage 2 meaningful use certification for the
Patient-Specific Education Resources core objective," said Roger Jacobi,
Senior Vice President, Patient Education, Elsevier. "Obtaining certification
demonstrates ExitCare's commitment to meet the needs of our customers and
partners."

Drummond Group's ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the
meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology.
In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are
qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use
of the technology - a key component of the federal government's push to
improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs
by U.S. healthcare providers.

ExitCare's EHR module is 2014 edition compliant, and has been certified by an
ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by
the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This
certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of
Health and Human services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

To learn more about ExitCare's recent certification, visit: The Drummond
Group's 2014 Edition EHR Products

About Drummond Group Inc.

Drummond Group Inc. is a global software test and certification lab that
serves a wide range of vertical industries.In healthcare, Drummond Group
tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic
Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) - designating the trusted test lab as the
only third-party certifier of all three initiatives designed to move the
industry toward a digital future. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the
Office of the National Coordinator HIT Certification Program as an Authorized
Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group
continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver
reliable and cost-effective services.For more information, visit
http://www.drummondgroup.com or email DGI@drummondgroup.com .

About Elsevier's ExitCare

Elsevier's ExitCare is the most integrated, enterprise-wide provider of print,
video and interactive patient education and engagement solutions. With
development of thousands of health topics organized by relevant diagnosis and
sourced with medication information, the ExitCare product suite provides
consistency of information across all care settings and includes 12 different
languages and content at various health literacy levels to maximize workflow
efficiency, reduce hospital readmissions and increase patient comprehension.

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 , SciVal , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's
Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
helping 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 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
 
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