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ClinicalKey Case Study



This case study of HCA-HealthONE, LLC is based on a May 2018 survey of ClinicalKey customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[ClinicalKey] Provides timely answers to clinical questions.”


  • Experienced the following challenges with their previous solution, which prompted them to evaluate ClinicalKey:
    • Lack of end user adoption or end user dissatisfaction
  • Purchased ClinicalKey in order to:
    • Reduce time spent looking for information and more time with patients
    • Provide a trusted clinical resource for clinicians

Use Case

  • Their clinicians rely on ClinicalKey for the following:
    • To stay current on medical research in their field
    • To prepare for patient consultations
    • To confirm disease diagnosis or treatment
    • For information about specific treatments and/or tests
    • To prepare for presentations


  • ClinicalKey users experience the following benefits:
    • Making better, more informed clinical decisions
    • Can spend more time with patients as a result of getting quicker answers
  • The customer indicated the following:
    • ClinicalKey has met the diverse content needs of clinicians at their institution
    • ClinicalKey is effective at presenting quick answers at the point of care
    • They have received positive feedback about ClinicalKey from users at their institution
    • Is very satisfied with ClinicalKey

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