Burlington, VT, and Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) August 16, 2007
PureWellness and EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) have joined forces to improve their users' access to health information and the tools to promote a healthy lifestyle. Through the partnership, PureWellness, a leading provider of resources for online health and wellness portals, has incorporated EBSCO's evidence-based health information database, Health Library™, into its award winning eWellness platform. Health Library is a URAC-accredited resource providing comprehensive coverage of health, wellness and other medical-related topics presented in an easy-to-understand manner. In addition, EBSCO offers the PureWellness suite of tools including health risk assessments, nutrition, recipes, weight and exercise progress tracking, along with incentive reporting and end-user motivation in conjunction with the Health Library solution. Customers working directly with either company can experience the benefits of this arrangement.
EBSCO offers Health Library to corporate and institutional wellness programs. The evidence-based health information available in Health Library offers users the latest, easy to understand information about conditions and treatments. PureWellness offer companies customized tools to help employees reach their health and wellness goals.
"We're proud to be able to offer an additional way to help bring health and fitness to our end users. PureWellness has seamlessly integrated the Health Library into our total wellness solution. It helps us to continue to deliver on our promise of interactive programs designed to augment one's nutrition, fitness, and overall health," commented Jeffrey Harkness, PureWellness president.
Mark Herrick, Vice President of Business Development at EBSCO Publishing says, "This partnership allows each company to give its customers added content which will enrich the user experience and improve their health and wellness."
About Health Library™
This resource is ideal for end user educational needs. All of the content is written for the lay reader and organized in the way that most consumers seek information -- from Basic to Comprehensive. The articles in this resource reflect national clinical practice guidelines. All of the evidence-based content included in Health Library is written by experienced medical writers and independently reviewed by medically-credentialed experts. Each article undergoes a rigorous, multi-layered review process before it is made available to end-users. A comprehensive collection of medical sources is utilized and cited during the content creation and update process. Furthermore, all of the data in Health Library is reviewed and updated on a regular basis to reflect the most recent information and research available.
The Health Library also contains a comprehensive Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) resource that covers an extensive range of natural and alternative treatments including: Alternative Therapies; Conditions; Drug Interactions; Functional Foods; Herbs & Supplements and Homeopathy.
About the PureWellness eWellness Platform
PureWellness concentrates on long-term client health in an era when more than 90 million Americans are living with preventable chronic diseases. The key to PureWellness's approach is simplicity: Work with all levels of the client base to achieve an overall increased level of health, and a substantial decrease of health care costs. This in turn reduces the costs associated with an organization's bottom line by creating a healthy client, reducing negative lifestyle behaviors and promoting targeted wellness to decrease illness and/or injury.
About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the world's premier database aggregator, offering a suite of nearly 200 full-text and secondary research databases. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). The company's product lines include proprietary databases such as Academic Search™, Business Source®, CINAHL®, DynaMed™, Literary Reference Center™, MasterFILE™, NoveList®, SocINDEX™ and SPORTDiscus™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases such as ATLA Religion Database™, EconLit, MEDLINE®, MLA International Bibliography, PsycARTICLES® and PsycINFO®. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: http://www.ebscohost.com, or contact: information @ ebsco.com.
PureWellness provides proven best-practices wellness portal solutions tailored to the needs of a variety of health-focused businesses and end users. PureWellness is based in Burlington, Vermont. To learn more about PureWellness, its products and services, call 888-422-3783 or visit http://www.PureWellness.com
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