ATLANTA, Aug. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ebix, Inc. (Nasdaq:EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, today announced that the Company's A.D.A.M. Health Content Exchange has partnered with Intel to create innovative new medical training programs for Ultrabook™ Devices. As the training requirements in the medical industry increase and budgets are reduced, the need for cost effective, comprehensive medical training has been growing. Those in the medical field—including nurses, doctors, medical students, pharmaceutical representatives, and marketing professionals— realize the benefit from having affordable and readily available medical training materials, over the cloud on an on-Demand basis. In response to this demand, A.D.A.M. has created innovative new cloud-based medical training programs for Ultrabook™ devices, to provide an easy and cost-effective way to learn about complex medical subjects. Through numerous off-the-shelf educational programs, users can learn about and reference the intricacies of human anatomy, physiology, diseases, aspects of the health care environment, and much more; on an on-Demand basis at anytime. A.D.A.M. optimized its series of medical learning programs for the powerful attributes of Ultrabook™ systems, including their touch screen capabilities, Intel® Core™ processors, and high resolution screens. This has resulted in providing complete mobility while providing engaging medical programs with visually compelling graphics, fluid interactivity and an intuitive response. McKay Jackson, Intel Senior Lead Enabling Manager, said, "We are excited to partner with A.D.A.M. to bring innovative, technologies to our enterprise customers. A.D.A.M.'s healthcare and education solutions will complement our strategic focus on delivering healthcare and education solutions on the Windows 8 platform. Our joint efforts with A.D.A.M. will enable us to provide a visually rich display, while utilizing the Intel® Core™ processors to create an engaging new way to learn about health and medicine." Thierry Semoff, VP of Product Development at A.D.A.M., said, "Ultrabook™ devices provide an engaging, visually rich, and powerful platform to learn the complexities of numerous medical fields with the A.D.A.M. off-the-shelf medical learning programs. We are excited to partner with Intel towards providing increased world-wide exposure to our recently launched on-Demand health content portfolio of products and services."
With its team of in-house educators, medical writers, editors, programmers, and medical illustrators, A.D.A.M. develops exciting interactive solutions for educators, health professionals, pharmaceutical representatives, medical students, search engines, media, hospitals, insurance companies & consumers etc. on an on-Demand basis. More about the partnership with Intel® and the medical training programs to be offered can be seen on www.ebix.com/intelAbout Ebix, Inc. A leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, Ebix, Inc. (Nasdaq:EBIX) provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. With 30+ offices across Brazil, Singapore, Australia, the US, UK, New Zealand, India and Canada, Ebix powers multiple exchanges across the world in the field of life, annuity, health and property & casualty insurance. Through its various SaaS-based software platforms, Ebix employs hundreds of insurance and technology professionals to provide products, support and consultancy to thousands of customers on six continents. Ebix's focus on quality has enabled it to be awarded Level 5 status of the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute's Capability Maturity Model (CMM). With a recent ISO 27001-security certification, the Company also has an ISO 9001:2000 certification for both its development and BPO units in India. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.ebix.com
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