EBSCO Health Introduces Nursing Reference Center Plus™

~ Advanced Nursing Research Tool Includes New Features to Improve Nursing Practice ~

IPSWICH, Mass.August 5, 2014 — Nurses looking for information to help provide the best care possible to their patients can now turn to Nursing Reference Center Plus from EBSCO Health. The evidence-based clinical decision support tool was created by nurses for nurses and is designed to improve nursing practice and positively impact patient care.

Nursing Reference Center Plus is the most advanced nursing resource on the market, giving nurses access to the most current evidence, while providing videos and images that provide step-by-step demonstrations of procedures and offering the most current information related to care plans, nursing management and risk management. It has a new, easy-to-use interface and allows nurses to add localized notes to topics, access patient education handouts, get alerted when content is updated with new information, and earn continuing education credits by taking advantage of the hundreds of continuing education courses.

Nursing Reference Center Plus focuses on ensuring that staff nurses, nurse educators, nursing residents, and nursing students have quick and easy access to the most current information so they can provide the highest quality of care to their patients. For staff nurses and nurse educators, Nursing Reference Center Plus is also resource that supports education goals, encourages residents and students to access the original research and provides options for patient care while preserving and supporting the essential learning opportunities that educators want to provide.

Vice President, Medical Product Management and Chief Content Officer for EBSCO Health, Betsy Jones, says that no other nursing tool offers the deep content and features that are standard with Nursing Reference Center Plus. “EBSCO Health is committed to educating nurses about evidence-based medicine and nursing best practices. Nursing Reference Center Plus was created to provide a wide variety of content and features for nurses who need the information at the point of care, for educators who are teaching the next generation of nurses, for nurses seeking continuing education opportunities and for nurse leaders seeking information on management best practices.”

EBSCO Health is the definitive resource for nursing and allied health professionals from EBSCO Information Services. In addition to Nursing Reference Center Plus, it offers tools that healthcare professionals rely on, including CINAHL®, Patient Education Reference Center™, Nursing Reference Center™, which was rated highest in the nurse reference product category in the KLAS report, Clinical Decision Support 2013: Sizing up the competition.

For more information on Nursing Reference Center Plus, please visit: http://health.ebsco.com/products/nursing-reference-center-plus/allied-h… and for more information on other EBSCO Health resources, visit: http://health.ebsco.com.

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™, Nursing Reference Center™, clinical e-books and e-journals, EBSCO Discovery Service™, licensed databases (such as MEDLINE®), plus EBSCONET®. EBSCO databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the electronic resource favored by libraries around the world.

About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 6,000 customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 550,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.


For more information, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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