"Integrating CPM CarePoints into MUSC will support the center's focus on providing interdisciplinary care planning, clinical documentation and reliable clinical practice guidelines," said Michelle Troseth , Executive Vice President and Chief Professional Practice Officer of Elsevier. "Both MUSC and Elsevier share the goal of providing superior, evidence-based solutions to clinicians. We believe our collaboration will strengthen MUSC's quality of care, improve clinical outcomes and enhance patient safety."
Founded in 1824 in Charleston, The Medical University of South Carolina is the oldest medical school in the South. Today, MUSC continues the tradition of excellence in education, research, and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and residents, and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $1.7 billion. MUSC operates a 750-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized Children's Hospital, the Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology), and a leading Institute of Psychiatry. For more information on academic information or clinical services, visit http://www.musc.edu. For more information on hospital patient services, visit http://www.muschealth.com
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
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