Press Releases

UpToDate Helps Kurashiki Central Hospital Deliver World-Class Healthcare, Medical Training

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

June 19, 2014 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that UpToDate® figures prominently in Kurashiki Central Hospital’s efforts to provide patients with world-class healthcare. The teaching hospital, which cares for 800,000 people in Japan’s western Okayama Prefecture district, also uses the evidence-based clinical decision support resource to advance training and development of its junior physicians.

At Memorial Hermann, UpToDate Anywhere Answers Physicians’ Need for Anytime Access to Improved Clinical Decision-Making

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

June 17, 2014 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Houston’s Memorial Hermann Health System has launched UpToDate® Anywhere as its evidence-based clinical decision support resource. The largest not-for-profit health system in southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann is answering the call from its 5,000 affiliated physicians for anytime, anywhere mobile access to UpToDate’s comprehensive clinical content and recommendations.

Wolters Kluwer Health Beefs Up Its Industry-Leading Pharmacogenomics Content throughout Drug Information Solutions

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, May 19, 2014.

OHIO, HUDSON — (May 19, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it is enhancing its industry-leading pharmacogenomics content across its clinical drug information solutions. This greater depth of pharmacogenomics content is now included in the databases and application programming interfaces (APIs) of Wolters Kluwer Health’s embedded drug data solution, Medi-Span®, and is accessible through its premier online and mobile drug references, Lexicomp® Online™ and Lexicomp Mobile Apps.

VUCA Health’s Video Library to Integrate with RefillRx Connect, Deliver On-Demand Prescription-Specific Videos to Pharmacy Patients

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

LAKE MARY, Fla. – (May 14, 2014) – VUCA Health announced today that RefillRx Connect, a customizable website management system that enables pharmacies to cost-effectively offer patients online refills, will utilize its medication video library to enhance customization and improve medication adherence and care outcomes. In doing so, pharmacies that utilize RefillRx Connect will be given access to thousands of prescription-specific videos that can easily be accessed by patients based on their individual medication profiles.

Wolters Kluwer Health Partners with Streamline Health Solutions to Simplify Remediation Efforts and Reduce the Risks Associated with the ICD-10 Transition

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, May 07, 2014.

DENVER, CO (May 7, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it has partnered with Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM) to distribute its Health Language® LEAP I-10 claims analytics and mapping solution to mitigate the risks associated with the ICD-10 transition.

HID Global and Tamoco Report Successful First-of-its-Kind Secure, NFC Mobile Promotion at Tribeca Film Festival Using HID Trusted Tag Services

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, May 06, 2014.

Key Highlights:

  • Tamoco utilized HID Trusted Tag Services™ to provide film lovers with the ability to use their Near Field Communications (NFC) enabled smartphone to receive Tribeca Film Festival tickets.
  • Tags use HID Global technology to eliminate abuse from out-of-home (OOH) campaigns with security and privacy attributes that change on every tap.
  • Over the course of the four-day promotion, “Film for All Friday” fans seeking free passes “tapped” promotional posters 8,195 times with 1,156 unique mobile devices.
 AUSTIN, Texas, May 6, 2014HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, and Tamoco, a global leader in mobile marketing technology and analytics, today announced the successful use of HID Trusted Tag Services™ in the world’s first out-of-home (OOH) promotional campaign for Tribeca Film Festival 2014. Over the course of the four-day promotion, film fans seeking free passes “tapped” promotional posters 8,195 times with 1,156 unique mobile devices.

HealthPlan Services Go-To-Exchange Platform Exceeds Exchange Enrollment Expectations

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, May 06, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. – May 5, 2014 – HealthPlan ServicesSM (HPS), the nation’s leading technology, sales, retention and administrative services provider for the insurance and managed care markets, announced today its clients’ successful enrollment of 2 million members during the inaugural Health Insurance Exchange open enrollment period. Leveraging its Go-To-Exchange SM platform, a comprehensive suite of services designed to streamline carrier participation in insurance marketplaces, HPS supported its insurance carrier clients with enrolling approximately 20% of the 8 million total members reported by CMS who signed up and paid for coverage via a state or federal exchange.

Tampa General Hospital Unveils UpToDate EMR Integration and Mobile Access, Providing Physicians with Clinical Decision Support at the Point of Care and Beyond

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, May 06, 2014.

Waltham, MA – (May 6, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Tampa General Hospital has finalized integration of UpToDate® into its Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system and deployment of UpToDate Anywhere. As a result, affiliated physicians and residents can access trusted, evidence-based clinical information and treatment recommendations at the point of care and beyond via their EMR and mobile devices.

New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation Chooses Wolters Kluwer Health’s UpToDate Anywhere for Mobile-Enabled Clinical Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Waltham, MA – (April 30, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that New York Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) has chosen UpToDate® Anywhere, its mobile-enabled clinical decision support resource. The five-year contract provides HHC clinicians with anytime/anywhere access to evidence-based clinical information to help improve their decision-making at the point of care.

Kettering Health Network Selects ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, April 25, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 25, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Kettering Health Network has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support as its clinical content management system.

Wolters Kluwer Health Releases the Medicare Plans File

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, April 21, 2014.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN —(April 21, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it has released the Medi-Span® Medicare Plans File, which provides indicators to designate coverage under Medicare Part B and/or Part D, along with additional attributes to further support or clarify a drug’s coverage under these programs. As a valuable tool for Pharmacy Benefit Managers and insurance payers, this file will help to facilitate processes and policies around drugs covered by Medicare Part B and Part D.

Wolters Kluwer Health Urges Healthcare Organizations to Use ICD-10 Delay to Refine Transition Plans, Maximize Outcomes

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (April 16, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, called upon healthcare organizations to view deferment of the ICD-10 implementation as an opportunity to refine plans to further minimize post-transition impacts and maximize quality and financial outcomes. In particular, the delay provides more time for clients to expand current strategies and further leverage its Health Language® and ProVation® Medical solutions to build a solid foundation for long-term clinical, financial and operational success under the expansive new code set.

UpToDate Receives Third Consecutive NorthFace ScoreBoard Award for ‘World-Class’ Customer Service

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Waltham, Mass. – (April 15, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that the UpToDate® global customer support team has received the NorthFace ScoreBoard AwardSM from Omega Management Group Corp. for excellence in customer service and support. This is the third consecutive year that UpToDate has been recognized by Omega for exceeding customer expectations.

inPractice® Introduces Unique Point-of-Care Reference Tool for Oncology Nurses

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, April 09, 2014.

Reston, VA – April 8, 2014 inPractice® Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Clinical Care Options (CCO), today announced the launch of a first-of-its kind education and reference tool dedicated to the needs of all nurses who provide care for patients with cancer. inPractice® Oncology Nursing is a point-of-care tool that combines high-quality nursing-focused content, oncology-specific clinical decision support, patient education, and professional development resources, including nursing continuing education credits, in a single, easily accessible digital resource.

MedHOK Achieves NCQA Measure Certification for P4P Measures

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, April 08, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. – April 8, 2014 – MedHOK, which delivers industry leading actionable healthcare solutions for care, quality and compliance across an integrated cloud-based platform, announced today that it has achieved certification for its Pay for Performance (P4P) measures within 360Measures® for the third consecutive year. Earlier this year, MedHOK earned its fourth consecutive Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).