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PHILADELPHIA, October 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Elsevier Interactive Patient Education will help Bellin share valuable, personalized, evidence-based information with patients
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it has been selected as a 'Partner of Choice' by Bellin Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes two hospitals, an inpatient psychiatric center, multiple mental health services locations, 31 primary care physician clinics, urgent care, retail health clinics and fitness centers. Elsevier will provide Bellin Health with peer-reviewed, evidence-based healthcare information to better connect with patients, fuel more specific questions and achieve improved outcomes.
"Bellin Health chose Elsevier Interactive Patient Education because providing an extensive library of evidence-based patient educational tools will enhance the patient experience and improve our patient outcomes," said Lois Van Abel, Bellin Health Director of Transitions of Care. "Elsevier provides a great deal of evidence-based content and is easily integrated into our clinical workflows. Most importantly, Elsevier shares our vision for optimizing patient engagement."
Included in the Elsevier Interactive Patient Education package for Bellin Health are the following:
"Elsevier elevates patient engagement with solutions that help care providers build relationships and change patient behaviors by delivering evidence-based content that providers use and trust via interactive patient-friendly tools and technology," said Sonika Mathur, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Patient Engagement, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. "Also, this trusted content is designed to reach a broad range of patients at various educational levels, languages and needs."
For additional information, visit http://www.elsevierpatientengagement.com.
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About Bellin Health
Bellin Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Green Bay, Wis. It has serviced people in Northeast Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula since 1908. Bellin Health has more than 3,600 employees and is known for its emphasis on preventive healthcare and is the region's leader in cardiac, orthopedics, sports medicine, digestive health, mental health, and primary care medicine. It is comprised of Bellin Hospital, Bellin Psychiatric Center, 31 Bellin Health primary care physician clinics, and several retail health clinics known as Bellin Health FastCare. Bellin also operates Bellin Health Oconto Hospital, a critical care access hospital in Oconto, Bellin Fitness and Bellin College. Through its Bellin-ThedaCare Healthcare Partners collaboration, the health system was a participant in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Pioneer Accountable Care Program, generating $14 million in savings since 2012. http://www.bellin.org
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, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey - and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 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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