Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Supports #SepsisAwareness Month to Increase Momentum of U.S. Sepsis Score Improvement

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, September 13, 2019.

National score increases 6% one year after Hospital Compare releases performance data

WALTHAM, Mass. – September 13, 2019 – Today, on World Sepsis Day, Wolters Kluwer, Health announces it is increasing efforts to raise #sepsisawareness nationwide through improved sepsis management, detection and care. Following last year’s initiative by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Hospital Compare website to put the spotlight on hospitals’ sepsis care performance, Wolters Kluwer has been committed to helping hospitals and health systems improve their sepsis care using artificial intelligence (AI) and expert solutions.

Wolters Kluwer Helps Clinicians Stay Current on Emerging Evidence with Audio Digest’s Latest Mobile CME Lectures

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

PHILADELPHIA – August 14, 2019 – Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today the release of six new Audio Digest Topical Collections offering clinicians convenient access to relevant and current lectures on issues related to today’s leading medical challenges. Topical Collections take a “playlist” approach to essential and timely healthcare challenges such as opioid addiction, pain management, infectious diseases, and mental health, by carefully curating lectures by experts from some of the nation’s most prestigious health systems and academic institutions and delivering them as readily digestible, easily accessed audio playlists.

VirtualHealth Adds Jon Hart, Katherine Rae to its Executive Team

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 06, 2019.

Hart and Rae tapped for key roles as the company continues its rapid growth

NEW YORK – August 6, 2019 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS care management platform, announced today two additions to its leadership team: Jon Hart as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Katherine Rae as Head of People.

Clinicians in 139 Countries Turn to Wolters Kluwer’s UpToDate Advanced to Deliver High-Quality Care

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Interactive pathways help clinicians reduce care variability, inappropriate testing and unnecessary antibiotic prescribing

WALTHAM, Mass. – July 11, 2019 – Wolters Kluwer, Health today announced that the use of UpToDate Advanced continues to grow significantly around the world since its release in February 2018. In 16 months, nearly 700 hospitals and health systems in 25 countries as well as 17,000 individual UpToDate subscribers in 139 countries have taken advantage of the interactive pathways to improve care.

Wolters Kluwer Study Finds Medical Students Spending More on Mobile & Online Board Review Prep for Licensing Exams

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

With students relying more on test prep sites and apps, Firecracker taps AI to deliver higher exam scores

June 26, 2019 – Medical students increased their investment in information and educational resources by 14% in 2018, with approximately 60% of those dollars going toward board review and preparatory support, according to a survey of American Medical Student Association (AMSA) members. The survey, conducted in coordination with Wolters Kluwer, Health, also found that more than half of medical students rank online question banks such as those in the company’s AI-powered Firecracker® solution among their top three tools for course study.

In Response to Accelerating Growth, FDS Expands Executive Team with Addition of John Triscoli and David Roth

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

FORT WORTH, TX – (June 20, 2019) – Pharmacy technology company FDS, Inc. announced today the recent appointments of healthcare industry experts John Triscoli as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and David Roth as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

VirtualHealth Closes Series B Funding

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

NEW YORK – June 18, 2019 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS platform for care management and population health, today announced it has closed a Series B financing round bringing the total amount raised by the company to more than $25 million. Led by Edison Partners and existing investors, the latest funding provides strategic capital to fuel the company’s rapid growth and product innovations.


VirtualHealth’s HELIOS Platform Achieves NCQA Prevalidation For Population Health Management

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

NEW YORK – APRIL 16, 2019 – VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, today announced its HELIOS platform has received Population Health Management (PHM) Prevalidation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for 2019 standards—a notable achievement that empowers the company’s clients to meet new NCQA accreditation requirements.


VirtualHealth Promotes Sue Powers to Chief Growth Officer

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 08, 2019.

NEW YORK – January 8, 2019 – VirtualHealth, the leading SaaS platform for care management and population health, announced today the appointment of Sue Powers to the position of Chief Growth Officer. Building on nearly two decades of experience as a healthcare executive, Powers will lead the company’s plans for growth and expanded market share following a year of record-breaking customer expansion that culminated in VirtualHealth being ranked 39th on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™.

VigiLanz and Cincinnati Children’s Partner to Commercialize a Real-Time Solution to Minimize Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatrics

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, November 29, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS & CINCINNATI – (November 29, 2018) – VigiLanz and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center today announced a collaboration that leverages Cincinnati Children’s ground-breaking research on pediatric nephrotoxic kidney injury and VigiLanz’s capabilities to commercialize a solution for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in pediatric patients. Dubbed NINJA, or Nephrotoxic Injury Negated by Just-in-time Action, the solution enables real-time identification and monitoring of patients at risk for AKI due to exposure to nephrotoxic drugs.

VirtualHealth Ranked 39th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Attributes 3336 percent revenue growth to the rapid adoption of its leading care management platform across the healthcare industry

NEW YORK – November 15, 2018 – VirtualHealth, the leading SaaS platform for care management and population health, today announced it ranked No. 39 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. The company also ranked within the top 10 fastest growing companies in New York City.

Carrot Health Named Top Healthcare Startup in 2018 Minnesota Cup

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS – October 9, 2018 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare business intelligence powered by social determinants of health, was named the winner of the Life Sciences/Health IT division of the 2018 Minnesota Cup, and was runner up in the overall competition to identify the state’s top startup organizations. The recognition came after a judging process that spanned seven months and included working with experienced mentors to polish its business plan for presentation to the Grand Prize Award committee.

Novant Health Leverages Wolters Kluwer’s Lippincott Solutions to Establish Nursing Care Standards and Exceed Quality Benchmarks

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, October 02, 2018.

October 2, 2018 – Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that Novant Health is utilizing the Lippincott® Solutions suite to advance its wide-ranging quality improvement initiatives focused on standardizing care across 15 acute care hospitals and medical centers in four U.S. states. By equipping nurses with readily available evidence-based decision support and clinical education resources, Lippincott Solutions plays an important role in helping Novant Health facilities maintain Magnet Recognition®.

Clinical Process Improvement Crucial to Reducing Healthcare Cost and Improving Patient Outcomes

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS – September 11, 2018 – Clinical process improvement (CPI) is vital to improving financial performance and patient outcomes, according to a panel of leading healthcare executives interviewed by C-Suite Resources for a report released today by LogicStream Health. The report, “The New Healthcare Imperative,” details recommendations from top clinical innovators to overcome the common challenges of eliminating waste and reducing variation in care.

Carilion Clinic Renews Contract with LogicStream Health

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, September 05, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS – September 5, 2018 – LogicStream Health announced today that Carilion Clinic has signed a three-year renewal for its leading clinical process improvement and control software. The self-service solution has allowed the health system’s clinical leaders to investigate and solve problems with clinical processes and streamline electronic health record (EHR) optimization efforts.