Acquisition adds more than 300 new therapy courses to Relias’ industry leading library.
CARY, NC, July 6, 2015 — Relias Learning, the leader in online training and compliance solutions for the healthcare market, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Academy Medical. The acquisition will add more than 300 new therapy courses to the Relias library, including dietary/nutrition and diabetes courses, which are a new offering for Relias customers.
Originally formed in 1979, Academy Medical is a leading provider of continuing education content for physical, occupational, respiratory therapies, in addition to content designed for dietitians, diabetes educators, and nurses.
“Acquiring Academy Medical is a great opportunity for Relias to continue providing our customers the best clinical content possible,” says Jim Triandiflou, CEO of Relias Learning. “We’re continually investing in our products, and the exceptional content and training in the therapies and dietitian fields from Academy Medical are a perfect addition. Our therapy customers will have even more world class training content and this acquisition advances our position as the premiere source for healthcare education and training.”
In addition to these new courses in the Relias Learning library, this acquisition provides Relias Learning with continued growth opportunities for therapy content, leveraging Academy Medical’s close relationship with subject matter experts.
“Academy Medical was created to meet our industry’s training needs while leveraging the leadership and experience of our subject matter experts,” states Keith Winsor, Owner and CEO of Academy Medical. “Joining an online learning company that knows our industry and is committed to supporting the professionals we serve was key to our decisions. With Relias Learning, our customers will have access to a world class learning management system to supplement their existing therapies content. We are happy for the opportunity to work together on course content and look forward to a successful relationship.”
The additional content will be made available to therapy clients who use the Relias Learning Management System at no additional cost. To learn more about Relias Learning, feel free to request a demo.
Courses are also available individually and as bundled packages to individuals and small companies from Relias Academy. Visit the Relias Academy Therapies page for more information.
About Academy Medical
Academy Medical Systems has been on the leading edge of healthcare continuing education since 1979. Their accredited programs are presented by practicing clinicians who are experts in their fields, offering practical knowledge and experience for current professional and administrative challenges.
Relias provides lifelong workforce enablement solutions for more than 11,000 healthcare and human services organizations and 4.5 million caregivers to drive measurable outcomes. Customers use Relias solutions to attract and retain talent, elevate care quality and reduce risk with our technology, services, community, and expertise. The Relias family of brands — Nurse.com, Wound Care Education Institute, Relias Academy, FreeCME, and Relias Media — serves the entire healthcare community and shares a common goal of improving the lives of the most vulnerable members of society and those who care for them.