ATLANTA, GA – August 18, 2014 – Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance and healthcare industries, today announced that the Company’s A.D.A.M. Health Content Division has executed a contract with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) to offer a range of health related continuing professional development (CPD) courses to its members on an annual subscription basis. The ANMF, with over 233,000 members, is the professional and industrial voice for nurses, midwives and assistants in nursing doing nursing work in every state and territory throughout Australia.
The execution of the launch was completed a few days back and can be accessed on http://www.anmf.adamondemand.com.au or on http://anmf.org.au/ by clicking on online CPD programs and then clicking on the Body System Training Room (BSTR) link.
As a part of the partnership, the co-branded Ebix-ANMF Body System Training Room (BSTR) has been launched as an educational web portal, to provide low cost subscription access to a range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses covering anatomy and physiology, disease and disease management, and medical procedures. The eLearning courses are provided by A.D.A.M. OnDemand™ and offered to the ANMF’s members, non-members and corporate clients who register for an annual subscription of CPD.
The A.D.A.M. OnDemand eLearning Courses consist of comprehensive, off-the-shelf medical education programs for the healthcare, academic, and pharmaceutical industries. Complete with audio narration and interactive quizzes shared through a storyboard format including chapters, A.D.A.M. eLearning courses provide an eased understanding of complex body system, medical, and healthcare concepts and scenarios.
ANMF’s Federal Education Officer, Jodie Davis said, "We are excited to partner with Ebix in this important initiative to provide best practice online continuing professional education for all nurses and midwives in Australia to remotely fulfill the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA’s) continuing professional development standard for continued registration. ANMF is committed to working with organizations that can help us ensure that we have one of the world’s most professionally trained nursing and midwifery workforces - now and into the future. We see this launch as an extension of our efforts in that direction."
Ebix Corporate Vice President Rahul Raina said, “We thank ANMF for this opportunity to help them in their pursuit to provide quality continuing professional development to its large member base. We have created an online solution integrated into ANMF’s web portal, available on an on-Demand subscription basis for each member. We intend to work closely with ANMF in this endeavor to provide each of their members access to our rich interactive content.”
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation is the union for registered nurses, enrolled nurses, midwives, and assistants in nursing doing nursing work in every state and territory throughout Australia. ANMF is one of the largest and fastest growing unions in Australia with over 230,000 members.
The ANMF Federal Office also represents Australian nursing internationally through links with other national and international nursing organizations, professional associations and the International Labor Organizations. The ANMF is a member of the Commonwealth Nurses Federation and the South Pacific Nurses Forum and is affiliated to the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), International Centre for Trade Union Rights and Union Aid Abroad, and the International Council of Nurses. For more information, please visit http://anmf.org.au/.
A.D.A.M. is a business unit of Ebix focused on providing innovative multimedia health content trusted by best-in-class websites, consumer health portals, healthcare, biomedical, medical device, pharmaceutical, and academic organizations.
A leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, Ebix, Inc., (NASDAQ: EBIX) provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and risk compliance solutions to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry.
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