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ExitCare, LLC and American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine Announce Partnership

05-16-2011 08:31 AM CET | Health & Medicine

Press release from: American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine

ExitCare, LLC and American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine

ExitCare, LLC, the most trusted, enterprise-wide solution for patient education and the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) formed a strategic partnership to offer the ExitCare Patient Education System to AAUCM members.

With this special ExitCare licensed discounting program targeted to interested AAUCM members, ExitCare can provide urgent care physicians and professionals instant access to thousands of topics authored specifically for the urgent care setting. Organized by relevant diagnoses, the clinician-authored, peer-reviewed content is available in multiple languages and two reading levels to serve the needs of a diverse patient population for increased patient compliance, comprehension and satisfaction.

Other key benefits and features of the system include an enhanced user interface with robust content customization and editing features, alignment with Core Measures and National Patient Safety Goals, reduction in medication errors and an increase in medico-legal protection.

About ExitCare
Founded in 1996, ExitCare, LLC is the most trusted, integrated, enterprise-wide solution for patient education and currently serves more than 1,500 healthcare facilities across the United States. With development of over 4,000 healthcare topics organized by relevant diagnosis and sourced with medication information, this system is intuitively designed and authored for all care settings, multiple languages and various health literacy levels to maximize workflow efficiency and increase patient comprehension.

About AAUCM
The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) is a national organization which represents thousands of physicians who practice urgent care medicine in various clinical settings throughout the United States. The purpose of the AAUCM is to contribute to the field of urgent care medicine in the areas of professional growth, scientific and medical research, and medical education, all to improve the overall quality of medical care. Our mission is to advance the profession of urgent care medicine by elevating its standards through education, basic and advanced training, and to encourage physicians to seek board certification in urgent care medicine. The AAUCM Urgent Care Center Accreditation (UCCA) Program recognizes outstanding facilities which demonstrate the highest level of commitment to patient care and the practice of Urgent Care Medicine.

For More Information, Contact:
Cari Withrow
Administrator
American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine
2813 S. Hiawassee Rd., Suite 206
Orlando, FL 32835-6690
407-521-5789
cwithrow@aaucm.org

For More Information, Contact:
Jennifer Schliesman
Marketing Manager
ExitCare, LLC
jennifers@exitcare.com
www.ExitCare.com
651-379-0583

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