Viviance new education Inc. and MedCases Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance to Market Custom eLearning Solutions and Services to Healthcare Industry
AUSTIN, TEXAS – October 23, 2000 – Viviance new education Inc., the premier
global online Education Service Provider (ESP) for business, consumer and
student markets serving the elearning industry, and MedCases, a health
elearning company providing interactive simulated patient encounters for
online medical education, today announced an alliance designed to market
enterprise-wide elearning services to pharmaceutical companies.
The two companies have teamed up utilizing the strengths of Viviance new
education’s core competency of custom elearning in combination with MedCases‚ case-based learning products for physicians.
Grounded in their “Education First” philosophy, Viviance provides HealthCare
Solutions: from new drug education to sales force training and support.
Pharmas value our ability to help them deliver and deploy an elearning
strategy that supports their eHealth business development.
“We believe this partnership with MedCases is an invaluable extension to our
current e-Learning solution for healthcare,” said Doug Reid, CEO for
Viviance new education Inc., USA.
“The combination of Viviance‚s ŒEducation First‚ philosophy, customized
solutions, and global presence and MedCases deep expertise in case-based
learning allows us to provide a healthcare elearning service second to none
in the industry.”
Dr. Ellen Wagner, PhD. Chief Learning Officer for Viviance new education,
North America said, “As pharmaceutical companies turn to the Internet as a
new channel to reach physicians, creating online relationships with doctors
becomes essential. Today, the combination of web-based interaction
functionality (particularly as they related to collaborative environments)
and e-commerce transactional capabilities is the foundation for today’s
e-learning designs and materials development.”
Founded by medical professionals, MedCases provides a problem-based approach
to education that combines time-tested instructional methods with the power
and convenience of the Internet. The result is a revolutionary Web-enabled
learning tool that delivers the highest quality medical education in a
complete, convenient, and personalized format, 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. Unlike any other health elearning solution on the market today,
MedCases offers the Pharma industry invaluable unobtrusive market research
on the clinical thought processes of physicians. The MedCases format has
unique applications for educating physicians on new drugs and technologies,
for edetailing and Pharma sales rep training, and for clinical trial site
recruiting and training.
“Our partnership with Viviance a premier global provider of customized
elearning solutions in ehealth is a natural extension of our affiliate
program, working together to deliver cutting-edge solution for Pharma
elearning, both in the U.S. and internationally,” commented Keith Cox, Chief
e-Business Officer for MedCases Inc.
About MedCases, Inc.
Based in Philadelphia, MedCases Inc. delivers innovative case-based
elearning 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 www.medcases.com.
About Viviance new education Inc.
Viviance new education is the global online Education Service Provider (ESP)
serving business, consumer and student markets within the eLearning
industry. Our goal is to partner with our customers helping them realize
their eLearning business vision and opportunity for a competitive advantage,
market leadership, or even a new revenue channel. We deliver custom
eLearning environments specific to your content and your learner‚s knowledge
and certification needs. We are a global company serving the eLearning
market in over 11 countries: Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain,
United Kingdom, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Canada and the United
States. For additional information please visit our web site at
www.viviance.com or call (toll free in the US) 1-877-4-NEW-EDU. (639-338).
Communications Manager-North America
Viviance new education Inc.
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Viviance new education Inc