EBSCO Health (EBSCO) recently acquired HealthDecision, a clinical decision support and shared decision making tool for clinical professionals and health care consumers. As a result, EBSCO is integrating HealthDecision’s offerings into its own suite of clinical offerings.
The transaction grants EBSCO access to HealthDecision’s educational resources, which are designed to facilitate conversations between clinical professionals and consumers regarding treatment plans. EBSCO views the acquisition as a step toward its journey to offering content with an evidence-based foundation, combined with user experience, electronic health record (EHR) interoperability, and a tailored, personalized solution for both clinical professionals and consumers.
EBSCO Health is the leading provider of evidence-based clinical decision support solutions, health care business intelligence, and peer-reviewed medical research information for the health care industry. HealthDecision develops a medical software platform of shared decision making tools that enable focused, clearer clinical professional-consumer discussion exploring the benefits and harms of medical options.
This was reported by mobi health news on January 24, 2019.
Contact Information: EBSCO Information Services HQ, 10 Estes Street, Ipswich, Massachusetts 01938; (978) 356-6500; Website: www.ebsco.com
Contact Information: HealthDecision, Inc., 2122 Van Hise Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53726; (608) 572-7368; Website: www.healthdecision.com