As part of the new program, EBSCO's clinical skills will also be built into HealthStream's Checklist Management™ application to conveniently provide the means to validate and document skills acquisition in one central place, providing an automated audit trail for ease of organizational reporting. Introduced last year, hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals currently subscribe and routinely use Checklist Management within their respective healthcare organizations. More than ever, supporting the accumulation of knowledge, development of skills, and ultimate validation of competency outcomes is essential to providing quality patient care, as well as meeting regulatory and accreditation standards. The Joint Commission requires initial and ongoing competency assessment and documentation on elements of performance.EBSCO's Clinical Skills Center and Decision Support resources include more than 1,400 standardized skills and procedures across 50+ clinical specialties, and over 17,000 evidence-based entries that cover a wide range of clinical topics, as well as over 8,000 patient-teaching handouts that can facilitate caregiver-patient communication. The superior quality of EBSCO Health's evidence-based clinical content has been widely recognized in the healthcare industry, awarded by KLAS as having the "highest overall performance," according to their report, Clinical Decision Support 2013: Sizing up the Competition. "We are excited to provide EBSCO Health's premium, unbiased and evidence-based content to clinical staff through HealthStream's platform, the most widely adopted platform for workforce development in healthcare, which is used by over 4.5 million healthcare professionals with over 40 percent of them working as nurses" said Betsy Jones, Senior Vice President of EBSCO Health. "Together, EBSCO Health and HealthStream are offering healthcare professionals the best possible educational solutions to ensure a competent and skilled clinical workforce, while also delivering the best evidence-based point-of care-solution, which is—as we all know—the key to quality patient care and improved outcomes." To learn more about HealthStream's Clinical Competency Solutions, go to www.healthstream.com. About HealthStream HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM) is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare organizations' greatest asset: their people. Our unified suite of solutions is contracted by, collectively, approximately 4.5 million healthcare employees in the U.S. for workforce development, training & learning management, talent management, performance assessment, and managing simulation-based education programs. Our research solutions provide valuable insight to healthcare providers to meet HCAHPS requirements, improve the patient experience, engage their workforce, and enhance physician alignment. Our provider solutions offer healthcare providers innovative tools to support healthcare organizations in appropriately credentialing and privileging their workforce. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthStream has additional offices in Laurel, Maryland; Brentwood, Tennessee; Pensacola, Florida; Jericho, New York; Boulder; Colorado; and San Diego, California. For more information, visit http://www.healthstream.com or call 800-933-9293. About EBSCO Health EBSCO Health, part of EBSCO Information Services, is a leading provider of clinical decision support solutions, healthcare business intelligence, and medical research information for the healthcare industry. EBSCO Health users include professionals in medicine, nursing, and allied health. Flagship products include CINAHL ®, DynaMed Plus®, Nursing Reference Center™, clinical e-books and e-journals, EBSCO Discovery Service™, licensed databases (such as MEDLINE ®), plus EBSCONET ®. EBSCO databases are powered by EBSCO host ®, the electronic resource favored by libraries around the world. This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties regarding HealthStream. Investors are cautioned that such results or events predicted in these statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. 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