Ultrasound-Images.com has announced a marketing and distribution partnership with UBM Medica US. Ultrasound-Images.com offers an extensive, free online gallery of high-resolution, ultrasound, colour Doppler, and 3-D images shared by medical professionals.
UBM Medica US claims to be one of the largest media companies in the US serving the healthcare industry and delivers integrated and strategic communication solutions to a comprehensive audience of medical professionals and healthcare consumers through online, print, live, and custom programs.
Through this marketing and distribution partnership, it is expected that medical professionals will benefit through easier access to diagnostic images including a free collection of high-resolution images from leading radiologists and sonographers; meticulously labelled and edited images followed by a detailed study of pathology; examples of common and rare diseases, covered from the imaging perspective; and a greater emphasis on quality of images, allowing imaging professionals a better view than is typically available on most websites and textbooks.
Part of UBM Connect, UBM Medica US delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach - online, in print, and via custom programs. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers, payers, and patients around the world.
Information services provider Wolters Kluwer Health, US, has expanded its partnership with BMJ to be the exclusive aggregated information provider of the BMJ Clinical Evidence resource on its OvidSP platform. Ovid will offer BMJ Clinical Evidence to medical and academic institutions globally to support clinicians, researchers, educators and students make decisions on quality care and improve patient outcomes through effective evidence-based clinical practice.
BMJ Clinical Evidence claims to be a unique decision-support resource that summarizes the current state of knowledge about medical interventions used in prevention and treatment of clinical conditions. Developed by selecting and appraising primary research literature to create rigorous systematic reviews of evidence on the benefits and harms of clinical interventions, the database consists of three parts: evidence-based medicine methodology, a database of more than 250 systematic treatment reviews for over 3,200 interventions and a suite of resources and tools - including critical appraisal checklists - designed to help put the evidence into practice.
OvidSP is a single online destination for conducting efficient and effective medical research, whether users are managing large-scale, document-intensive projects or making time-sensitive, evidence-based decisions. They can search BMJ Clinical Evidence and other EBM resources simultaneously with full-text ejournals and ebooks with just a single search query. In addition, they can manage their search results and research documents - all within the OvidSP platform.
Online publishing services provider Semantico Ltd., UK, has announced a new working partnership with Bioscientifica, the commercial subsidiary of the Society for Endocrinology. After an open pitch Bioscientifica awarded Semantico the contract to develop Endocrinology, Diabetes&Metabolism (EDM) Case Reports, a new open access publication.
EDM Case Reports will publish and link together case reports in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, facilitating discovery, connections and comparisons. It will provide clinicians with a high-quality publishing outlet and will be an essential information resource, furthering both medical education and clinical practice. The product will publish case reports on common and rare conditions in all areas of clinical endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, with each case report highlighting clear learning points.
EDM Case Reports will be built on Scolaris, Semantico's award-winning integrated content platform. Scolaris is engineered to manage the complexities of journals, ebooks, reference works and dictionaries. Scolaris promotes discoverability by providing intelligent, full-text search, rich taxonomy support and faceted search and browse.
HighWire Press, a not-for-profit division of Stanford University Libraries, and the Royal College of General Practitioners have announced a strategic agreement to develop and host the British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) on the HighWire Open Platform.
A highly respected peer-reviewed journal, the BJGP claims to be one of the world's most highly cited journals of general practice and primary healthcare. The new site on HighWire will offer its readers a flexible and user-friendly online experience including a dedicated mobile website, Shibboleth authentication, and full text pdf archives back to 1953.
The British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) is an international peer-reviewed journal publishing articles of interest to family practitioners and primary care researchers worldwide. As the publishing arm of the Royal College of General Practitioners, BJGP is one of the world's most highly cited journals of general practice and primary healthcare.
HighWire Press provides the latest in digital content development and hosting solutions to the scholarly community through its HighWire Open Platform. A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire partners with influential societies, university presses, and other independent publishers, sharing ideas and innovations in publishing, and producing definitive online versions of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals, books, reference works, and other scholarly content.
Information services provider Wolters Kluwer Health, US, has announced that Methodist Health System has selected its ProVation Medical software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.
Headquartered in Omaha, Neb., Methodist Health System claims to be the oldest health system in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa and includes Methodist Hospital, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Methodist Women's Hospital, 21 physician clinics and three urgent care centers. Ranked second in Nebraska in U.S. News&World Report's 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings, Methodist Health System was named a high performer in the specialties of cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, urology, and ear, nose and throat in the 2013 Best Hospitals rankings. Methodist Hospital and Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital also received Top Performer Awards from Professional Research Consultants for in- and out-patient care, respectively.
ProVation Medical provides procedure documentation and clinical decision support solutions for hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. ProVation MD and ProVation MultiCaregiver reduce transcription, paper storage and image printing costs and deliver a high Return on Investment (ROI). ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, and ProVation Care Plans, powered by Lippincott's Nursing Solutions, put evidence-based healthcare into practice by establishing and maintaining standards of care.