BANGKOK, September 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Elsevier's flagship 'clinical insight engine' provides fast, comprehensive and trusted medical content and answers to more than 500 clinicians
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that Bangkok Hospital and Bangkok Health Research Center, both part of the Bangkok Hospital Group, have selected Elsevier's ClinicalKey as their preferred online medical information resource to support clinical decision-making and medical research.
After implementation of ClinicalKey at these two facilities, the Bangkok Hospital Group, a leading operator hospital network throughout Southeast Asia, owned and operated by Bangkok Dusit Medical Services PC Ltd. (BDMS), expects to further roll out usage at other hospitals and medical facilities throughout Thailand."In medical care and clinical research, quick access to the most current scientific information is critical for healthcare providers and researchers to deliver accurate and timely diagnosis and innovation," said Dr. Chatree Duangnet, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer-Medical Affairs, Bangkok Dusit Medical Services PC Ltd. (BDMS). "We are impressed with ClinicalKey's breadth and depth of medical content - from journals, medical textbooks to practice guidelines for our clinicians - all from a single online platform. We're confident ClinicalKey can help us work smarter and more efficiently and help us improve outcomes for our patients." "Since BDMS is an international super-tertiary hospital, the numbers of cases referred to us from other hospitals are increasing each year. This is one of the key factors that drive us to perform clinical research to find better treatment approaches. ClinicalKey provides useful and up-to-date information that help us reach our goal," said Dr. Paitoon Boonma, Director of Bangkok Health Research Center. ClinicalKey is the world's first clinical insight engine that combines comprehensive, trusted content with the speed of revolutionary search technology to deliver fast, clinically-relevant answers. Launched in 2012, ClinicalKey draws answers from the largest proprietary collection of clinical resources, covering every medical and surgical specialty. By combining this innovative technology with internationally accredited healthcare services, Bangkok Hospital Group is committed to be the leading healthcare provider in Southeast Asia, meeting the needs of Thai and international patients through superb care quality. "We are proud that Bangkok Hospital Group has joined other world renowned hospitals in selecting ClinicalKey for its clinical reference needs," said Gerrit Bos, Elsevier's Managing Director, Asia Pacific. "Combining advanced search technology with Elsevier's trusted content, we know ClinicalKey can help the doctors and researchers a part of the Bangkok Hospital Group provide the information needed for high-quality patient care and for advancing health sciences discoveries." Hundreds of healthcare institutions - health systems, hospitals, medical schools and clinics - in more than 45 countries around the world are using ClinicalKey.