Elsevier has added to its global medical healthcare portfolio with the acquisition of, a digital health education platform.


Through its content, digital learning tools and analytics for medical and nursing students, Elsevier helps to prepare students for their careers in healthcare. US-based Osmosis will join Elsevier’s portfolio and complement the existing solutions within its visual-learning content.

Osmosis has already simplified the learning journey for millions of healthcare students with easy-to-follow learning modules and evidence-based learning science.

Talking of the acquisition, Jan Herzhoff, president for health at Elsevier, said: “Our mission is to improve every patient outcome today and in the future by helping clinicians make better decisions and improving learning outcomes for future health professionals. We believe in the power of visualization and look forward to bringing together the breadth and depth of Elsevier with the innovative and highly engaging learning solutions offered by Osmosis to support the next generation of healthcare leaders.”

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