NetExpress® Selected as a Finalist for CODiE Awards

NetLearning’s streamlined learning management system for small and mid-sized healthcare facilities recognized among Best Medical and Health Information Products of 2008

Cengage Learning, a leading provider of lifelong learning products and services for the health care, technology and trades, and career education markets, is proud to announce that NetLearning’s NetExpress has been recognized by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) as a finalist for the 2008 CODiE Awards in the Best Medical and Health Information Product category.

NetExpress is an online Learning Management System (LMS) developed to bring the power and usability of NetLearning’s full-scale LMS to small and mid-sized healthcare facilities in an affordable way without compromising quality or stability. It is designed to efficiently deliver courseware and reference materials, as well as to manage, track and report on staff development, training, and compliance. The solution is part of NetLearning’s software suite of enterprise-wide computer-based-learning solutions that address the training, compliance, and competency assessment needs of healthcare institutions throughout the nation.

“Designed by healthcare professionals for healthcare professionals, NetExpress, and the rest of NetLearning’s solutions, are aimed at ensuring the highest quality of patient care by the country’s healthcare professionals,” said Cathy Esperti, Vice President, NetLearning. “By selecting NetExpress as a finalist for the CODiE Awards, SIIA has chosen a product that allows healthcare facilities to operate more efficiently and that improves the quality of patient care by ensuring all staff receive the training they need to succeed.”

The CODiE Awards celebrate achievement and vision in software, education technology, and digital content. For 23 years, SIIA’s CODiE Awards have been the leading honor for the software and information industry’s finest products and services. Presented by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), these awards represent the only-peer reviewed honor in the industry. NetCompetency, another part of the NetLearning suite of healthcare solutions, was a finalist in the same category in 2007.

Winners will be announced on May 20, 2008, in San Francisco, CA.

For more information on NetLearning’s products, services, and expansive courseware catalog, please call 1-888-795-1603 or visit www.NetLearning.Cengage.com.

For a complete list of the 2008 Codie Award finalists, please visit: http://www.siia.net/codies/2008/finalists.asp.

About Cengage Learning and NetLearning

Cengage Learning, formerly Thomson Learning, delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, libraries, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. NetLearning, part of Cengage Learning, is an e-learning software provider developing products for the healthcare industry since 1995. The NetLearning product suite allows for the deployment, management, and reporting of training-related activities. For more information about NetLearning, please visit www.NetLearning.Cengage.com.