US-based information analytics business Elsevier has signed an agreement to supply its Nursing Suiteto Kenya’s Nairobi Hospital to improve patient outcomes.

Under the terms of the contract, Nairobi Hospital will acquire Elsevier’s set of three Clinical Decision Support Solutions including ClinicalKey for Nursing, Clinical Skills and Clinical eLearning.

Using Elsevier’s Nursing Suite the hospital will support front-line clinical care and nursing education at the Cecily McDonnel College of Health Sciences.

The agreement is part of Nairobi Hospital’s expansion plans to establish its position in Kenya and Eastern Africa.

Nairobi Hospital CEO Gordon Odundo said: “At Nairobi Hospital we are renowned for our commitment to high quality patient care. Underlying this commitment is an assurance that our talented healthcare professionals are equipped with the very best technology and equipment with which to do their jobs.

“The implementation of a suite of nursing solutions gives our nurses access to the latest, credible, evidence-based information providing them with state-of-the-art support across their training and in clinical practice and research.”

The Elsevier suite of nursing solutions offers complete resources supported by the latest evidence-based information to nurses, therapists and other clinicians.

It also enables organisations to support clinical decisions at the point of care to decrease care variability, reduce complications, and enhance patient safety.

Elsevier EMEALAAP Clinical Solutions managing director Tim Hawkins said: “It’s exciting to see how our suite of solutions helps hospitals bypass traditional infrastructure challenges to allow rapid expansion of capabilities and deliver improvements in health care practices.”