IPSWICH, Mass. — July 24, 2014 — Dr. Peter Oettgen, a member of the Cardiology Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is the new Deputy Editor of Cardiology for DynaMed™. Dr. Oettgen brings his considerable experience in the field to the evidence-based, clinical reference tool from EBSCO Health.
Dr. Oettgen received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his residency at Tufts New England Medical Center. He is the Director of Preventative Cardiology and the Cardiovascular Health and Lipid Center at Beth Israel Deaconess. His research focus is in vascular inflammation and vascular development and he has earned a Physician Scientist Award from the National Institutes of Health and an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association.
As the deputy editor, Dr. Oettgen oversees the cardiology content for DynaMed, and is responsible for providing the most useful information to doctors and other healthcare professionals at the point of care. He supervises a team of scientific and clinical writers and editors along with external peer reviewers to provide the most current, valid, relevant and convenient content and resources across cardiology.
DynaMed Founder and Vice President for Evidence-Based Medicine Research and Development, Quality and Standards, Dr. Brian Alper, says that Dr. Oettgen will bring invaluable cardiology expertise to DynaMed. “Dr. Oettgen has extensive clinical and research experience and the ability to combine what we need to know in current clinical practice and the scientific basis behind our practice.”
Several studies have shown that DynaMed provides the most useful information to healthcare professionals at the point of care. DynaMed ranked highest among 10 online clinical resources in a study in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology and twice was rated highest it its category by healthcare providers in a report on clinical decision support resources by KLAS, a research firm that specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. DynaMed was also shown to be the most current point-of-care reference tool in a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
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