Health care professionals gain free access to HealthyWomen's quality patient health handouts via NursingCenter.com
PHILADELPHIA, PA. — Lippincott’s NursingCenter.com, a leading provider of peer-reviewed content for nursing and health professionals, is collaborating with HealthyWomen, the nation’s premier health information source for women, to expand access to HealthyWomen’s consumer and patient education materials.
Nurses, advanced practice nurses, and other health care providers will have free access to HealthyWomen's extensive collection of patient education materials via NursingCenter.com. Thousands of health care professionals visit NursingCenter.com every day to access peer-reviewed journal articles, online continuing education, the latest drug updates, job boards, and peer networking tools.
"We have a long history of providing high quality, peer-reviewed, evidence-based content for health professionals," said Lisa Bonsall, MSN, RN, CRNP, clinical editor for Nursing.Center.com. "Health care providers also need a reliable source for credible patient information, and HealthyWomen will provide the content they need in easy-to-access formats, directly on our website."
"Consumers are often overwhelmed with the huge amount of medical information available online. Since our founding more than 20 years ago, women and health care providers nationwide have come to trust HealthyWomen to address their health and wellness needs," said Elizabeth Battaglino Cahill, RN, Executive Director, HealthyWomen. "Our goal is to continue to provide health care professionals with the patient education materials they need to better educate and meet the needs of today's patients. HealthyWomen will expand access to that content by working with a wider group of health professionals, and NursingCenter.com provides the right forum to meet that goal."
Health care providers will be able to download HealthyWomen's series of Women's Health Updates and Fast Facts for Your Health directly from NursingCenter.com. HealthyWomen's Fast Facts series covers a wide array of topics ranging from joint health, to flu, to uterine fibroids. The tools and content are designed to help health care professionals effectively supplement the education and support services they provide to their patients during office visits. Each two-page summary provides information on disease diagnosis, treatment and questions to ask, and includes links to credible online sources for further research. Providers will have access to all of HealthyWomen's specialty publications and products.
As part of the collaboration, Lippincott's NursingCenter.com health writers and editors will work with HealthyWomen to create additional information tools leveraging the full range of professional health and medical content produced by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Lippincott's NursingCenter.com, powered by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), provides over 1,100 peer-reviewed continuing education activities and free access to 11,000 articles from more than 50 leading nursing journals. This is the primary site for online nursing continuing education and peer reviewed content.
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher for healthcare professionals and students with nearly 300 periodicals and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines publishing under the LWW brand, as well as content-based sites and online corporate and customer services.
LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons®; and electronic information providers, such as Ovid®, UpToDate®, Medi-Span® and ProVation® Medical.
HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. For more than 20 years, women have been coming to the HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. HW provides health information through a wide array of online content and print publications that are original, objective, reviewed and approved by medical experts, and reflects the latest advances in evidence-based health research.
Formerly the National Women's Health Resource Center, HealthyWomen's long history of providing unbiased and accurate health information has earned the trust of consumers and health care providers as well as nonprofit and corporate partners and the media. HW is widely referenced in print, broadcast and online venues and its website, www.HealthyWomen.org®, was named the top women's health website by Dr. Mehmet Oz in O, The Oprah Magazine and by Good Housekeeping magazine. In addition, HealthyWomen has a strong network of women's centers, clinics, health care systems and other health-delivery partners across the country through which it distributes its print materials. For more information, visit www.HealthyWomen.org