MedCases Named as Finalist for Prestigious eHealthcareWorld Award for Best Continuing Medical Education Site

December 1, 2000

MedCases was named as a finalist for its site, the Company’s CME application that allows health professionals to interact with simulated patients over the Internet.

The user plays the role of treating physician, solving cases using information requested form the patient medical file – determining a differential diagnosis, conducting laboratory tests, completing a final diagnosis, and prescribing an appropriate course of treatment.

MedCases CME products are structured as a monthly online journal composed of cases customized to the educational goals of the individual subscriber.

“To be honored as a finalist for the best continuing medical education site really validates the groundbreaking MedCases has been doing as a true innovator in e-learning services for the healthcare industry,” said Debbie Hull, president and chief executive officer of MedCases.

“This award recognizes the powerful impact the Internet offers for influencing the quality of healthcare and medical education.”

The eHealthcareWorld Awards recognize and promote groundbreaking achievement in the creation, development and execution of eHealth through exceptional Web sites. Entrants from around the world compete for awards in three levels — Gold, Silver and Bronze — in six categories representing a variety of health-focused Internet applications.

Award finalists are judged on numerous criteria, including content & design, structure and navigation, performance, and interactivity. Awards will be presented this year at a special dinner ceremony on December 5 at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers.

MedCases, Inc creates innovative case-based medical e-learning products and communications services.

Created in collaboration with a national consortium of leading medical institutions and nationally recognized opinion leaders, MedCases draws upon a comprehensive database of interactive, problem-based simulated patient encounters to offer a superior experiential learning approach to web-based learning.

Health On the Net (HON) Foundation has accredited MedCases with its prestigious HON Code of Conduct Seal of Approval, which certifies healthcare websites as sources of reliable health and medical information.

About MedCases, Inc.

Based in Philadelphia, MedCases Inc. delivers innovative web-based experiential learning products and communications services to the healthcare industry.

Working with top medical schools and leading opinion leaders in medicine, MedCases uses a proprietary Internet-based method to deliver a comprehensive, cost-effective learning system with applications for educational institutions, practicing medical professionals, healthcare delivery organizations and pharmaceutical companies.

MedCases is proud to support the efforts of the Susan G. Komen Foundation by offering free physician education on breast cancer on the Internet at

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