Laís Junqueira is a Clinical Specialist Account Development Manager for Health Solutions in Elsevier. Merging the roles of Quality and Patient Safety specialist and account development manager, Laís provides strategic counsel to organizations on how evidence-based information can improve patient safety and clinical outcomes and how Elsevier solutions can empower healthcare professionals on their path to deliver high quality and safer care. Prior to Elsevier, Laís honed her interest in healthcare when she worked closely with organizations starting the journey for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety as a language advisor between hospitals and Joint Commission International (JCI) in Brazil. She led JCI Accreditation Standards translation projects and as an interpreter, had the opportunity to work closely with JCI surveyors and hospitals during accreditation surveys. This experience helped her to understand the importance and challenges of maintaining high-quality standards in patient safety. An entrepreneur at heart, Laís founded two successful companies that offered strategy consulting and translation services. Laís obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from ESPM in Brazil, and her post-graduate degrees in Digital Marketing from ESPM; and Conference Interpreting and Translation from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.
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Sponsor Talk: Elsevier innovations in teaching medicine and bringing knowledge to citizens. The case of cervical cancer in the Amazon jungle
Elsevier mission is leading the way in health. As part of that mission, our company dedicates a substantial amount of efforts and resources on innovation. This time we would like to show why and how have we developed the most innovative solution for educating future doctors and helping them solving major regional problems. We will also show an example of that in Brazil. Connected to our company mission, statistics across the globe show improvements in incidence of cervical cancer in Brazil, this preventable disease still remains the number one cancer killing women in the Amazon. Elsevier is working closely with organizations in overcoming the regional challenges with the goal of improving outcomes and ultimately supporting the eradication of cervical cancer.