Elsevier 3d4medical

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Elsevier, a global information analytics business specializing in science and health, and part of Relx, acquired 3D4Medical, the global anatomy education company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. 500+ of ready-made anatomy teaching resources. Advanced tools for content creation and remote sharing. Tools for managing groups & tracking student engagement.


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Elsevier has made its fifth acquisition in the past two years by acquiring 3D4Medical, a global anatomy education company.

3D4Medical created Complete Anatomy, an advanced 3D anatomy platform, revolutionising how students, educators, health professionals and patients understand and interact with anatomy. The platform now has more than one million registered users and is used by over 300 universities.

John Moore, Founder of 3D4Medical “When we started 3D4Medical, we wanted to disrupt the way anatomy was taught and learned. Our advanced and proprietary technology and content are available on the devices used by a new generation of students. Together with Elsevier, a global leader in medical content, we look forward to this new and exciting chapter.”

Other recent acquisitions by Elsevier in recent years include:

  • July 2019: Parity, a San-Diego, California-based company that uses artificial intelligence to provide better Science, Technical and Medical content and applications.
  • August 2018: Aries Systems, a Boston, Massachusetts-based group specialising in scientific publication workflow tools.
  • January 2018: Via Oncology, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company, that provides decision support and best practices in cancer care management.
  • August 2017: BePress, a leading service provider used by academic institutions to showcase their research. Based in Berkeley, California.

This acquisition provides Elsevier with a world class 3D technology platform to complement its health education offerings, improving learning outcomes for health students and professionals.

Jan Herzhoff, Managing Director, Health Education, Elsevier “We are looking forward to accelerating our medical education offerings with the addition of 3D4Medical.”

“With 3D4Medical’s advanced technology and brilliant content, we hope to bring this 3D anatomy platform to more learners, educators and professionals. We see 3D4Medical as a perfect extension of our ClincalKey and ClinicalKey for Students platforms. We are pleased to welcome 3D4Medical to Elsevier and look forward to serving those global audiences dedicated to advancing the understanding of anatomy.”

To explore how the platform works:

3d Medical Anatomy