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ClinicalKey Case Study

Marina Del Rey Hospital

Introduction

This case study of Marina Del Rey Hospital is based on an April 2018 survey of ClinicalKey customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“ClinicalKey helps to provide me with timely answers to the information needs of my physicians and hospital staff. Patrons also love the quick and easy access to medical information at the point of care, as well as in the library setting.”

Challenges

  • Prohibitive price increases with their previous solution prompted them to evaluate ClinicalKey.
  • Purchased ClinicalKey in order to:
    • Reduce unnecessary referrals, tests, and treatments
    • 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
  • Has ClinicalKey integrated with their Epic EHR system

Results

  • ClinicalKey users experience the following benefits:
    • Better patient outcomes
    • Make better, more informed clinical decisions
    • Reduced or prevented unnecessary tests and treatments
    • Can spend more time with patients as a result of getting quicker answers
  • Agrees that:
    • ClinicalKey has met the diverse content needs of clinicians at their institution
    • ClinicalKey is effective at providing comprehensive, complete clinical information
    • ClinicalKey is effective at presenting quick answers at the point of care
    • They have received positive feedback about ClinicalKey from users at their institution
  • Indicated high satisfaction with ClinicalKey




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