Finnish Physicians Now Have Easier Access to Evidence-Based Content Through Terveysportti Heath Portal and DynaMed Plus®
Integration Gives Doctors the Ability to Quickly Find the Latest Information
IPSWICH, Mass. — June 22, 2016 — Physicians in Finland can now search for evidence-based clinical information from DynaMed Plus® through the Duodecim Terveysportti health portal. The partnership between Duodecim and EBSCO Health will allow Finnish doctors to quickly access the right information when and where he or she needs it.
Those using Duodecim’s Finnish Doctor’s Handbook (Lääkärin käsikirja) can input their search terms in Finnish or English to search for the latest information on a particular disease or treatment in DynaMed Plus. In addition, content in the Doctor’s Handbook will have direct links to the related topics in DynaMed Plus.
This integration will give physicians access to nearly 1,000 primary care practice guidelines and more than 4,300 high-quality evidence summaries supporting the given recommendations as well as more than 4,500 DynaMed Plus topics, including overviews, recommendations, graphics, images, drug content and more. Updated daily, DynaMed Plus consistently and systematically identifies, selects, evaluates and summarizes, synthesizes and interprets evidence, and continuously adjusts as new evidence becomes available. Its format is designed to let users find the information they need as quickly as possible.
Duodecim and EBSCO Health have also partnered to have DynaMed Plus content searchable in German through EbM Guidelines. For more information, visit http://www.duodecim.fi/english.
The Finnish Medical Society Duodecim is a scientific association established in 1881 to develop the professional skills and clinical practice of doctors through continuing education, publications and grants. The Society’s membership comprises more than 22,000 doctors and medical students and almost 100 member associations.
Duodecim Medical Publications Ltd is a company owned by the Society. It publishes information content intended for healthcare professionals as study material and in support of everyday activities in their work. Members of the public interested in medicine and health can find reliable and easy-to-use information in the company’s published material on health and illnesses, not only in general reference books but also in online material and services integrated into healthcare systems. EbM Guidelines is published as a book and as an on-line service in 10 different languages.
About EBSCO Health
EBSCO Health, part of EBSCO Information Services, is a leading provider of clinical decision support solutions, healthcare business intelligence, and medical research information for the healthcare industry. EBSCO Health users include professionals in medicine, nursing, and allied health. Flagship products include CINAHL®, DynaMed Plus®, Nursing Reference Center™, clinical e-books and e-journals, EBSCO Discovery Service™, licensed databases (such as MEDLINE®), plus EBSCONET®. EBSCO databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the electronic resource favored by libraries around the world.
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"Those using Duodecim’s Finnish Doctor’s Handbook (Lääkärin käsikirja) can input their search terms in Finnish or English to search for the latest information on a particular disease or treatment in DynaMed Plus."