Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN)
The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) is the only specialty nursing organization dedicated to the practice of medical-surgical nursing. Its mission is to promote excellence in medical-surgical nursing. AMSN is a vibrant community of approximately 10,000 medical-surgical nurses who care about improving patient care, developing personally and professionally, advocating for the specialty of medical-surgical nursing, and connecting with others who share their compassion and commitment. The strategic goals focus on workplace advocacy; evidence-based practice, research and knowledge: professional development; national leadership and influence; and organizational health.
Animated Dissection of Anatomy for Medicine (A.D.A.M.)
Internet businesses, media organizations and others use A.D.A.M. products to connect consumers and their families to trustworthy and relevant health information. A.D.A.M. Images is one of the world’s largest libraries of medical illustrations with nearly 30,000 detailed and medically accurate images ready for immediate download. A.D.A.M. offers a comprehensive image catalog covering disease states, injuries, conditions, tests, treatments, surgery procedures, and human anatomy. Available in low and high resolution A.D.A.M. images can be licensed for use on your website, in lecture presentations, electronic publishing, broadcasting, printed books and journals, patient education materials, trial exhibits, and medical advertising. A.D.A.M.’s health information solutions are designed to meet the highest levels of editorial excellence and accreditation standards. All information is physician-reviewed by experts in their field and referenced.
Advanced Practice Strategies (APS)
Advanced Practice Strategies (APS) is an industry leader in the area
of medical risk management. APS works with medical professionals, legal
teams, and risk management organizations to reduce potential liability
in all facets of the medical industry.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the world's largest specialty nursing organization, has been serving the needs of nurses caring for acutely and critically ill patients since 1969. Representing the interests of more than 500,000 nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients, AACN is dedicated to creating a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and their families, where acute and critical care nurses make their optimal contribution. AACN defines acute and critical care nursing as the specialty within nursing that deals with human responses to potential and actual life-threatening health problems.
American Nurses Association (ANA)
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the interests of the nation's 3.1 million registered nurses through its constituent member nurses associations and its organizational affiliates. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
The Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida houses nearly 100 physicians and sports medicine professionals who practice their methods on patients and athletes daily. The institute consists of Ambulatory Surgery, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Athletes’ Performance Centers- where athletes ranging from 14 years old to today’s top professionals train under the direction of industry-leading strength and conditioning coaches.
American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)
The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is the national organization of nurses who design, facilitate, and manage care.
Since 1967, the organization has provided leadership, professional development, advocacy and research to advance nursing practice and patient care, promote nursing leadership excellence and shape public policy for health care. AONE's 48 affiliated state and metropolitan chapters and its alliances with state hospital associations give the organization's initiatives a regional and local presence. AONE is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association.
Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) is the national membership association that represents ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and provides advocacy and resources to assist ASCs in delivering high quality, cost-effective ambulatory surgery to all the patients they serve.
Ascend SPG (Sales Performance Group) provides training, consulting and
coaching solutions for the mid tier business market and Auto, Marine and
RV dealerships nationally. Ascend provides both live and on-line
reinforcement training solutions.
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) is the national association committed to improving patient safety in the surgical setting. AORN is the premier resource for perioperative nurses, advancing the profession and the professional with valuable guidance as well as networking and resource-sharing opportunities. AORN promotes safe patient care and is recognized as an authority for safe operating room practices and a definitive source for information and guiding principles that support day-to-day perioperative nursing practice.
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's (APIC) mission is to improve health and patient safety by reducing risks of infection and other adverse outcomes. APIC advances its mission through education, research, consultation, collaboration, public policy, practice guidance and credentialing.
Whether hiring externally or promoting from within, managers need more than just a resume to determine if a candidate is a good fit for the job and for the organization. These behavior-based, non-clinical assessments can quickly eliminate prospective employees with a poor fit at the beginning of the hiring process – saving valuable time and resources. They can also be used to identify individual strengths and areas for improvement, and to justify professional advancement.
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)
ARN's mission is to promote and advance professional rehabilitation nursing practice through education, advocacy, collaboration, and research to enhance the quality of life for those affected by chronic illness or physical disability.
Baptist Leadership Group
Baptist Leadership Group is a consulting practice owned by Baptist Health Care, the nationally known pioneer of performance excellence in healthcare. They provide Patient-Centered Excellence Consulting – the patient is at the center of everything we do. To learn more about Baptist Leadership Group's consulting services, please visit their website at www.bhclg.com
BoardWise is an online education program designed to expand the governance knowledge of directors, trustees, and other leaders of healthcare organizations. Boardwise was created by Alliant Healthcare Solutions, the national healthcare practice of Alliant Insurance Services (www.alliantinsurance.com), in partnership with Kalorama Partners, a leading consultant in corporate governance issues. The BoardWise programs provide healthcare directors and managers with a wide range of relevant live and recorded webinars that cover the full gamut of high-level content necessary to keep abreast of healthcare hot topics.
Founded in 2000, Care2Learn provides online education solutions to the post-acute healthcare market, including over 400 courses, and growing, for healthcare professionals.
Child Health Corporation of America (CHCA)
More than 40 of North America’s leading children’s hospitals are making advances in their clinical and business performance as part of an alliance called Child Health Corporation of America (CHCA). Established in 1985 by a small group of children’s hospitals, CHCA helps hospitals manage everything from purchasing supplies to implementing better infection control processes. CHCA hospitals openly share information and review trends across their peer groups, exchanging effective practices to reach individual and collective goals.
CODING STRATEGIES (CSI) services and products serve as a benchmark for auditing, education, reference tools and consulting services for the healthcare industry. Our consultants have extensive healthcare business experience and are specialty experts. CSI tackles challenges that healthcare professionals face daily, such as operational, outpatient coding, compliance and reimbursement issues. CSI is also in the forefront in providing educational services and publishing specialty-specific outpatient coding reference content for areas such as Radiation Oncology, Interventional Radiology Procedures, Diagnostic Radiology, Invasive Cardiology, Infusion Centers, Pain Management, and more.
Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI)
CCI is the new registered name for the Certification Board Perioperative Nursing (CBPN), leaders in competency credentialing, nursing competency assessment, and education since 1979. CBPN has been responsible for bringing CNOR and CRNFA credentials to the operating-room nursing community for the last 30 years.
Contemporary Forums provides leading-edge, fully accredited, clinical CE Conferences for healthcare professionals. During the past 25 years our live events and online library have provided unparalleled professional enrichment and skill development.
Cook Ross, Inc
Cook Ross develops innovative products which support organizational learning and change. Within health care organizations, the business case for diversity/inclusion and cultural competency is a top line and bottom line issue of people and profitability. Hospital organizations must relate to the overall healthcare experience of their clients as well as that of the workplace, workforce, and marketplace (or communities) served.
Creative Health Care Management (CHCM)
Creative Health Care Management provides consultation services, learning programs and products to executives, leaders and all clinical and support staff members in health care organizations and academic settings. CHCM consultants focus on leveraging the power of relationships across organizations to create healing environments where patients and families are truly the center of caring practice. The foundation CHCM's work is the Relationship-Based Care (RBC) care delivery model. The RBC model provides a conceptual framework with a vision for care and underlying values and principles, a practical infrastructure for putting it into action, the education and leadership necessary to make it happen and ways to measure evidence of success. CHCM provides leadership, staff and team development and work process improvements consistent with ANCC Magnet status and Joint Commission. Organizations who have implemented RBC see an increase in patient satisfaction and loyalty, an increase in staff and physician satisfaction and a more resource conscious and efficient work environment. Culture transformation is the end result of RBC implementation.
Critical Measures, LLC. Is a national management consulting and training firm specializing in cross-cultural medical care.
DigitalMed is a e-learning entity of Tenet Healthcare and has developed over 400 high quality and highly interactive online courses across 13 major clinical nursing topic areas. Offering over 450 hours of continuing education, the DigitalMed Clinical Practice Series is the web based continuing education library of choice for over 300 hospitals around the country.
E/M University provides premium physician-to-physician education for E/M coding and documentation to individual physicians, group practices and large institutions. E/M University was founded by Peter R. Jensen, MD, CPC and is located in Sarasota, Florida.
echelon is a division of Adventist University of Health Sciences whose mission is to serve the continuing education needs of individuals and organizations in the healthcare industry by providing high-quality e-learning and information resources to enhance professional development. They offer engaging multimedia courses that follow best practices in educational design and fulfill continuing medical education requirements. In addition, echelon provides easy access to valuable medical resource materials and online tools to help busy healthcare professionals easily manage their career development.
eLearning Corner, LLC
eLearning Corner develops custom online regulatory courses for Healthcare, Legal, Finance, and Industry. Our primary offering is customized computer security awareness training, we also offer a standard course on the FTC Identity Theft Red Flags Rule for healthcare professionals.
ELM (Education in Legal Medicine) has worked with hospitals, health systems, and insurance carriers to educate healthcare providers about risk and patient safety. ELM programs are a tested and proven offering that provides organizations with a method to proactively address critical risk issues and to easily monitor and document those efforts.
Essential Learning offers online learning, staff compliance training and continuing education for behavioral health, mental health, addiction treatment, community health, developmental disability, community action and child welfare organizations.
Gundersen Lutheran is a comprehensive healthcare network including one of the nation's largest multi-specialty group medical practices, regional community clinics, hospital, home care, behavioral health services, vision centers, pharmacies, and air and ground ambulances. Gundersen Lutheran Health System is leading the nation with an innovative program that provides the right health care to patients in the end stages of their lives. Their system increases continuity of care, quality of life and respect for the patient’s wishes, while lowering the cost of care and reducing over-utilization of the healthcare system.
Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc.
HCCS provides EFFECTIVE compliance training and tracking solutions which enhance job performance, improve patient outcomes, and promote compliance with ethical legal, and accreditation guidelines. HCCS courses combine real-life video scenarios, interactive exercises, audio narration and other elements to create an engaging, exciting learning environment. Courses are role-based and kept updated as rules and regulations change. Topics include Corporate and Physician Compliance, HIPAA, Research Compliance, Risk Reduction, Quality Improvement, Preventing Sexual Harassment, ID Theft, Conflicts of Interest education and more.
With more than 20 years of experience, HCPro, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. To accomplish this mission, HCPro provides this specialized information in a variety of products, including magazines, newsletters, books, videos, audio conferences, training handbooks, e-mail newsletters, and online courses. As an acknowledged industry authority in healthcare regulation and compliance, HCPro focuses on providing its clients assistance and expertise in the areas of long-term care, accreditation, medical staff affairs, credentialing, privileging, medical record management, regulatory compliance, nursing, quality/patient safety, infection control, and workplace safety.
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
HIMSS is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded 50 years ago, HIMSS and its related organizations have offices in Chicago, Washington, DC, Brussels, Singapore, Leipzig, and other locations across the United States. HIMSS represents more than 35,000 individual members, of which more than two thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations. HIMSS also includes over 520 corporate members and more than 120 not-for-profit organizations that share our mission of transforming healthcare through the effective use of information technology and management systems. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare practices and public policy through its content expertise, professional development, and research initiatives designed to promote information and management systems' contributions to improving the quality, safety, access, and cost-effectiveness of patient care.
IMPACC USA is a recognized leader in the field of injury prevention training. IMPACC USA delivers highly effective training to meet the needs of companies and individuals who wish to prevent low back, neck-arm-hand and office ergonomic Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in the workplace.
The Indiana University School of Nursing Office of Lifelong Learning is accredited as a provider of continuing Nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions. With the most up-to-date, authoritative content available from academia and industry thought-leaders, Jones & Bartlett Learning is leading the way for educators, students and professionals to discover new educational and professional skill-development opportunities - enabling personalized learning, anytime, anywhere.
Laerdal Medical, one of the world’s leading providers of Healthcare Solutions, is dedicated to helping save lives with products for CPR training, Airway Management, Advanced Life Support Training, Spinal Motion restriction, Trauma Training, Monitoring, Defibrillation, Patient Simulation made for using traditional basic, intermediate and advanced training techniques combined with micro simulation and virtual reality.
LearnKey, Inc., is a premier global provider of self-paced training solutions for corporate, education, government and personal users. For nearly two decades, their mission has been to create flexible expert learning solutions - solutions that work for everyone because they are not only easy to use, but they are extremely engaging and interactive. LearnKey brings the classroom experience to you - where and when you need it, providing expert learning solutions today for tomorrow’s leaders.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a unit of Wolters Kluwer Health, a group of leading information companies offering specialized publications and software for physicians, nurses, students and specialized clinicians. Products include drug guides, medical journals, nursing journals, medical textbooks, medical pda software and online education and training programs. HealthStream is pleased to offer Lippincott's Nursing Procedures and Skills, Lippincott Nursing Advisor, and Lippincott's library of Clinical Simulations.
MAXCOM|GHS™, is proprietary product that is wholly owned by HAAS TCM Group International, Inc. MAXCOM|GHS is the only Material Safety Data Sheet, MSDS program available that classifies all workplace chemicals in accordance with the criteria established by the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling, (GHS). Since 1997, MAXCOM™ has been providing its workplace chemical safety program to hospital, corporate, industrial, manufacturing, mine and government entities. MAXCOM™ meets every component of OSHA, JCAHO and MSHA’s Hazard Communication Standards.
Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC)
Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) is a recognized healthcare industry leader in providing full-service simulation training and education services to healthcare personnel, medical societies and medical product manufacturers. MSC’s SimSuite education solutions address patient safety and quality challenges to improve the competence and confidence® of all healthcare providers in providing high-quality patient care.
For knowledge that inspires confidence… Panacea’s MedLearn publishing division expertise started when company founder Mike Rogge devised a shortcut book to help his clients swiftly find the right code assignments. Since then, each publication, each webcast, each seminar, each newsletter has been developed with you and your daily challenges in mind. Count on our experts for content that is clear, correct and complete.
National League for Nursing (NLN)
Dedicated to excellence in nursing education, the National League for Nursing is the preferred membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. NLN members include nurse educators, education agencies, health care agencies, and interested members of the public. The NLN offers faculty development programs, networking opportunities, testing and assessment, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 28,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members.
NICHE is the leading organization designed to help hospitals improve the care of older adults. A program of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing, the goal of NICHE is to provide principles and tools to stimulate and support a systemic change in the culture of healthcare facilities to achieve patient-centered care.
NurseCompetency’s Clinical Test library offers a comprehensive collection of validated, statistically-reliable tests for evaluating an employee’s baseline clinical knowledge. Used by HR professionals and managers to inform workforce decisions such as hiring, promotions, and performance improvement, NurseCompetency’s Clinical Tests provide the sound data needed to ensure the quality staff and skills are in place for exceptional patient care.
PreCheck offers the automated tools needed for ongoing licensure and credential verification, sanction screening, and employment and income verification, with minimal staff time required. Used by HR professionals and clinical leadership to assure regulatory compliance, reduce organizational risk, ensure patient care and safety, and support initiatives such as Magnet designation.
Precyse provides industry leading expert services and comprehensive technologies that empower healthcare organizations to most effectively and efficiently capture, organize, secure and analyze clinical data and transform it into actionable information, supporting the delivery of quality patient care and optimizing operating performance. Precyse has enabled more than 850 hospitals and health systems nationwide to improve efficiency and deliver tangible outcomes for more than a decade. With products ranging from an integrated transcription and coding platform with advanced speech recognition, expert workflow technologies and Natural Language Comprehension™ to HIM consulting and services, Precyse’s flexible software can be delivered standalone or complemented by a professional staff of more than 1,200 experts. Now more than ever, hospitals and health systems are challenged to achieve meaningful use of the legal health record. Precyse is the partner hospitals across the country choose to achieve this goal.
Saint Thomas Health
For 113 years, Saint Thomas Hospital has been devoted to physical, emotional and spiritual healing. Their mission is to serve all persons, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable, while improving the health of individuals and communities. Today, Saint Thomas Hospital provides adult specialty healthcare to the more than two million residents of Middle Tennessee, Southwestern Kentucky and Northern Alabama. Saint Thomas Health's regional health system consists of five hospitals - Baptist and Saint Thomas Hospitals and the Center for Spinal Surgery in Nashville, Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro and Hickman Community Hospital in Centerville – and a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures in diagnostics, cardiac services and ambulatory surgery as well as medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. Saint Thomas Health is a member of Ascension Health, a Catholic organization that is the largest not-for-profit health system in the United States.
Sigma Theta Tau International
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) was founded in 1922 by six nurses at the Indiana University Training School for Nurses, now the Indiana University School of Nursing, in Indianapolis, Ind., USA. The mission of Sigma Theta Tau International is to support the learning, knowledge and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide. The vision is to create a global community of nurses who lead in using knowledge, scholarship, service and learning to improve the health of the world’s people.
SkillSoft is a leading provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions. SkillSoft is committed to helping its customers achieve connected learning; the ability to align learning with strategic business objectives and learner needs.
As Management training experts, TMA Seminars’s mission is to provide training that moves professionals up the performance curve (not just the learning curve), align customers with PMI and IIBA concepts and methods, align customers with proven methods of leadership, communication, and interpersonal relations, serve as a trusted business partner in the planning and execution of corporate training programs, and act as role models for the competencies we teach .
Triple Play: All Bases Covered is a small business focusing on technology-based instruction, instructional design, and performance improvement. We develop elearning for healthcare, corporate, and higher education organizations. Triple Play has been in business since 1994 and the owner currently teaches online graduate classes in elearning design and development at a large state university.
Visible Productions, Inc. is a Colorado multimedia communications corporation that was formed in January 1996 specializing in patient and physician education. The world's most extensive library of 3D digital models has been developed by Visible Productions based on data from the Visible Human Project sponsored by the National Library of Medicine. This powerful resource takes learners beyond the confines of a flat printed page into an interactive, three-dimensional environment where they can explore spatial relationships and events happening over time.
Vivid Learning Systems
Vivid Learning Systems is a leading provider of online training performance solutions. From OSHA to Food Safety, Vivid offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse compliance training libraries on the market today.
Wiley is an independent, global publisher of print and electronic products. We serve the professional development and resource needs of training and human resource practitioners and provide products and services to do their jobs better. We deliver proven ideas and solutions from experts in professional development and we offer effective and customizable tools to improve workplace performance.
WILL Interactive, Inc.
WILL Interactive, Inc. invented and patented a behavior change and performance improvement methodology where users become the lead character in an interactive movie simulation. Users make decisions, see consequences of their choices, alter storylines and experience outcomes. Since the release of its first product, WILL has become a force in the interactive training market. WILL Interactive is the pioneer for a new genre of education and entertainment media known as the virtual experience.
Yale New Haven Health System CEPDR/CHS
The Yale New Haven Health System Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response (YNHHS-CEPDR) is committed to developing and delivering services that advance healthcare planning, preparedness and response for emergency events and disasters through collaborative partnerships and coordinated programs within Connecticut, across the nation and around the world. The Yale New Haven Health System Center for Healthcare Solutions (YNHHS-CHS) is dedicated to making national and international healthcare organizations and systems more effective, safe and secure. Leveraging its clinical and operational understanding of healthcare systems, extensive expertise and a national network of partners and subject matter experts, YNHHS-CHS disseminates programs and services nationally and internationally.
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