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Physician Communication Program MedNews Plus Adds Increased Value- CME/ CE Eligible Articles to Nearly Double in 2015!

(Cincinnati, January, 2015) Physician communication program MedNews Plus is pleased to announce it will nearly double the amount of CME/ CE-eligible articles available to subscribers each year. MedNews Plus and its content partner MedPage Today, an Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY) company, have engaged Projects in Knowledge, a leading provider of quality professional education to physicians and other clinical professionals, to serve as the new accrediting body for AMA PRA Category 1™ CME awarded through the MedNews Plus service, beginning in January 2015.


Over 370 hospitals are partnering with the Private Health News to offer MedNews Plus to physicians and medical professionals. As a tribute to its success and usage, MedNews Plus has awarded over 1.5 million continuing education certificates to physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians' assistants and other allied medical professionals across the country. Physicians say:


92% are more aware of hospital news / services / physicians than they were before receiving
MedNews Plus
96% report receiving MedNews Plus positively impacts on their opinion of the hospital
90% Completely Agree / Agree the information learned improves their communication with their patients about new data and medical developments
95% Completely Agree / Agree the information learned helps them stay abreast of new data and medical developments
85% Completely Agree / Agree the information learned reinforces their confidence in how they treat their patients


Specially designed to support the practicing physician, MedNews Plus offers:
- Breaking Medical News that is specific to each subscribers' specialty(s) of interest.
 - Now with access to nearly 500 hours of FREE AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ each year.
 - Access to summaries of more than 85 of the top medical conferences and meetings.
 - Content pulled from over 300 sources.
 - Personalized online tracking of CME/CE activity.
 - Important hospital news and updates


Private Health News' (PHN) interactive e-communication solutions and CRM/Marketing tools help providers build ongoing, targeted relationships with Physicians and Nurses (MedNews Plus), Patients and Caregivers (Patient e-Prep) and Consumers (My Health e-News & My Health e-Recipes), based on their specialties, specific health interests and needs - with measurable results - while persistently promoting a provider's programs, services and physicians. Projects In Knowledge is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MedNews Plus CE is already awarded through Projects In Knowledge.

Projects in Knowledge is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) and is also an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

For more information, please contact Susan Emerson at 513-731-6700, ext. 25 or semerson@privatehealthnews.com.
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