TORONTO, May 11 /CNW/ - Medworxx Inc. ("Medworxx") (TSXV: MWX), provider of healthcare solutions for patient flow, compliance and education, and mdBriefCase Inc.,("mdBriefCase"), the largest provider of accredited online continuing education in Canada, announced today a program to provide accredited online education to Medworxx Customers.
There are approximately 85,000 healthcare workers regularly using the Medworxx Learning Management System (LMS) across Canada. Through the Medworxx LMS, they will now have access to the full library of accredited, online continuing education courses created by mdBriefCase. The technology integration, expected to be completed in the fall of 2010, between Medworxx LMS and mdBriefCase will allow users to get their Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits, and have them captured along with their full learning history in the Medworxx LMS. The courses are appropriate for all healthcare professionals, including but not limited to physicians, pharmacists, and nurses.
mdBriefCase produces approximately 120 courses per year, representing approximately 200 accredited hours of continuing education. These courses are on a wide variety of topics ranging from women's health to cardiovascular disease to pediatric health to respiratory illness, and many more. These courses are developed in conjunction with medical associations such as the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, the Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada, and the Canadian Pediatric Society.
"Medworxx is delighted to be able to provide this extra value to our customers," said Dan Matlow, President & CEO, Medworxx. "The robust courses created by mdBriefCase, combined with the reporting and tracking capability of the Medworxx LMS, will provide hospitals with an extremely rich solution to manage their training and education reporting and compliance. As a vendor focused exclusively on the healthcare market, we are continuously looking for additional ways to provide increased value to our robust technology and to our customers. This partnership is another example of this."
mdBriefCase Inc. has been the leading provider of online continuing education for Canadian health care professionals since 2002. mdBriefCase creates more than 120 online learning programs each year in collaboration with leading experts, professional societies and academic institutions. Programs are offered through the Web sites; www.mdBriefCase.com, www.AdvancingIn.com, www.rxBriefCase.com and typically have over 2,000 participants over the course of 12 months. The mdBriefCase membership now constitutes the largest multi-disciplinary healthcare community in Canada with;
- 46,000 physicians (out of 55,000 in Canada) composed of both
family physicians, specialists and nurse practitioners
- 26,000 pharmacists (out of 31,000 in Canada) composed of both
community pharmacists and hospital pharmacists
- 100,000 allied health care professionals composed of nurses,
dietitians, diabetes educators, respiratory technicians etc.
For further information: Greg Cook, President, mdBriefCase, (416) 488-5500 ext 225, firstname.lastname@example.org; or, visit www.mdbriefcase.com.
Medworxx provides healthcare solutions for patient flow, compliance and education. Founded in 2004, Medworxx products are now used by more than 500,000 people at over 300 hospitals across North America. Medworxx: our market is healthcare, our vertical is knowledge. For more information, visit www.medworxx.com.
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For further information: For further information: Susan Gershman, EVP Operations & Marketing, (416) 642-1278 x320, (416) 574-2349, email@example.com; Greg Cook, President, (416) 488-5500 x225, firstname.lastname@example.org