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Elsevier, ExitCare collaboration to help with meaningful use

March 23, 2012, 8:35 am by Healthcare IT News

Elsevier, which specializes in clinical decision support technology, has expanded its partnership with ExitCare, a Lake Elmo, Minn.-based developer of enterprise-wide patient education tools. Election Feature Content:  No sticky read more


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