ATLANTA, GA – September 08, 2014 – Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, today announced that the Company’s A.D.A.M. Education Division has executed a contract with LYRASIS to offer a range of education solutions, including its Health Resources for Libraries. LYRASIS, a non-private membership organization partnering with more than 1200 academic and public libraries and other cultural heritage institutions, now offers its members access to best-in-class online medical learning solutions with A.D.A.M.
A.D.A.M. is an award-winning provider of innovative content and curriculum resources for teaching and learning about the human body and improving health literacy in school, public and academic libraries.
“At a time when some colleges and communities are closing access to libraries, we consider it a privilege to help libraries find new ways to provide contemporary relevance and access to current medical information in an exciting and dynamic manner through innovative uses of technology,” said A.D.A.M. Vice President, Soula Chronopoulos. “We are excited about this partnership as it increases our reach considerably and provides us access to LYRASIS’s vast library network.”
A.D.A.M. Health Resources for Libraries combines four authoritative databases providing a single access point for easy and convenient online access. Information available online includes its Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, In-Depth Reports, and A.D.A.M. Image Databases. It is continually updated to include the most current medical information while allowing libraries to provide detailed health resources and information in one central location.
LYRASIS Executive Director, Kate Nevins, said, “We are committed to providing the latest and the best eContent to our members across our vast library membership. This partnership with A.D.A.M. allows us to do just that for online medical solutions while leveraging on-demand and easy-to-use technology to deliver this important content. We look forward to working with A.D.A.M. on this initiative.”
LYRASIS partners with member libraries and other cultural heritage organizations to create, access and manage information with an emphasis on digital content, while building and sustaining collaboration, enhancing operations and technology, and increasing buying power.
A non-profit membership organization, LYRASIS was established in April 2009 with a collective history of legacy networks that dates back to 1936. LYRASIS continues its mission of supporting information professionals by offering creative solutions and increased savings opportunities.
With a diverse membership and large in scale, LYRASIS works closely with library and other cultural heritage organization professionals and their staff to build and maintain valued relationships, making frequent connections with site visits, conferences and eCommunications.
Inspired by the constellation of “Lyra,” one of the galaxy's brightest stars and guiding lights, and the suffix “sis” which denotes a process of change, the LYRASIS name reflects its objective to collaborate with information professionals and to provide guidance and support to them and their institutions as they serve their communities. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at http://www.lyrasis.org/
A.D.A.M. a leading medical education brand of Ebix is 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.
With 40+ offices across Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, New Zealand, Singapore, the US and the UK, Ebix powers multiple exchanges across the world in the field of life, annuity, health and property & casualty insurance while conducting in excess of $100 billion in insurance premiums on its platforms. Through its various SaaS-based software platforms, Ebix employs hundreds of insurance and technology professionals to provide products, support and consultancy to thousands of customers on six continents. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.ebix.com.
Katie Shuford, Edelman for Ebix– 404-443-7399 or Katie.Shuford@edelman.com
Aaron Tikkoo, Ebix – 678-281-2027 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sacha Turpin, LYRASIS Senior Director of Member Communications
800-999-858 x4829 or email@example.com