PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2003 — MedCases Inc., a leading medical e-learning solutions provider for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, announced today it has partnered with Unbound Medicine, a leading provider of knowledge management systems for the healthcare industry, to offer the MedCases Virtual Medical Librarian.
The MedCases Medical Librarian will provide users with a robust, Web-based interface that will easily integrate with Unbound Medicine’s state-of-the-art medical literature search services. These services provide the user with powerful searching of the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed® database, which includes MEDLINE®, and publisher supplied citations. The MedCases Medical Librarian will also provide users with the most up-to-date medical literature and will serve as an excellent complement to MedCases’ Web-based, medical education programs. In the future, portions of the MedCases Medical Librarian will be delivered to Palm OS and Pocket PC devices via CogniQ™, Unbound Medicine’s mobile knowledge management platform.
"Our alliance with Unbound Medicine makes it possible to provide customized online and mobile solutions and better target physician information needs," said Debbie Hull, president and CEO of MedCases. "The MedCases Medical Librarian will increase the depth and range of the educational experience for physicians visiting our online educational programs, further encouraging repeat visitors."
"We are delighted to partner with MedCases to help physicians stay abreast of the latest medical research," said William Detmer, MD, president and CEO of Unbound Medicine. "By combining Unbound’s knowledge management solutions with MedCases’ leading e-learning services, we further our mission of providing reliable, up to date, and actionable information to clinicians at the point of need."
MedCases, an ACCME-accredited provider of continuing medical education (CME), delivers custom online medical education solutions to address challenges in the health care industry. These case-based and interactive educational programs, in tandem with Unbound Medicine’s knowledge management solutions, will improve the way medical information is utilized by physicians, institutions and the pharmaceutical industry.
About MedCases, Inc.
MedCases, Inc., a leading medical e-learning solutions provider and an ACCME-accredited provider of continuing medical education, excels in the design, creation and flawless execution of interactive, case-based, simulated patient encounters targeting, physicians and other health care professionals. MedCases uses a proprietary, Internet-based system to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective learning with applications for academic medical centers, practicing physicians, health care delivery organizations, and pharmaceutical companies. For more information, please visit http://www.medcases.com.