Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Health Unveils Enhanced UpToDate Android App for Users Worldwide

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

Waltham, Mass. – (March 26, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the release of significant enhancements to its UpToDate® App for the Android™ mobile platform. The new release delivers an upgraded experience for users worldwide who access the evidence-based clinical decision support resource via the award-winning UpToDate mobile app on their Android smartphones and tablets.

Health Language Selected by BJC HealthCare to Mitigate ICD-10 Transition Impact

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

DENVER, CO (March 19, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that BJC HealthCare will leverage the expertise of its Health Language® Professional Services team to mitigate the financial impact of the health system’s transition to ICD-10.

Healthsense Names Greg Melsen Chief Financial Officer

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, March 06, 2014.

Mendota Heights, Minn. – March 6, 2014 – Healthsense, Inc., the fastest growing provider of technology-enabled care solutions for the senior care continuum, announced today that Greg Melsen has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer.

Amphion Medical Solutions Launches Continuous Coding Quality Monitoring to Ensure Coder Accuracy, Proficiency

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 04, 2014.

MADISON, Wis. – (March 4, 2014) – Amphion Medical Solutions, a leading provider of advanced transcription and coding solutions and services, announced today the launch of Continuous Coding Quality Monitoring (CCQM), an innovative service to ensure ongoing coding quality and coder proficiency in ICD-10 code sets. CCQM, which takes an “educate first” approach to coding audits, delivers to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and other healthcare organizations the feedback they need for accurate billing, clinical documentation improvement and targeted physician and coder education.

Wolters Kluwer Health Launches POC Advisor to Initially Address Sepsis Mortality Rates, Treatment Costs

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, February 24, 2014.

Integrated Clinical Decision Support and Workflow Management Platform Debuts at HIMSS14

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — February 24, 2014— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the beta launch of POC Advisor™, an integrated clinical decision support and workflow management platform under development within its Innovation Lab. Introduced at the HIMSS14 Annual Conference & Exhibition (Booth #1346), POC Advisor helps reduce variability in care, thereby increasing quality and safety and lowering costs.

Health Language Solutions Advance Semantic Interoperability with Data Normalization Capabilities

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, February 21, 2014.

A Semantically Normalized Information Model is Essential for Advancing Evidence-Based Protocols, Quality Improvement, Population Health Management, ACOs, and Other Forward-Looking Initiatives

DENVER, CO (February 21, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it will demonstrate how its Health Language® Enterprise Terminology Platform can be used to integrate normalization services into health IT systems in Booth #1346 during the HIMSS14 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, FL, February 23-27.

Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Global Launch of UpToDate Anywhere, mHealth Decision Support Resource

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Orlando, FL – (February 20, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the global launch of UpToDate® Anywhere, enabling hospitals and healthcare organizations worldwide to provide clinicians with mobile access to its acclaimed clinical decision support resource anytime, anywhere and with local-language search and navigation. The announcement, made during the HIMSS14 Annual Conference & Exhibition, expands access of UpToDate Anywhere beyond the U.S. and Canada to all major markets worldwide, initially in Australia and New Zealand.

Wolters Kluwer Health Expert to Explore the Critical Role of Analytics in Successful ICD-10 Transitions during HIMSS14

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — February 19, 2014 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Brian Levy, M.D., its Vice President of Global Clinical Operations, Health Language, will share with HIMSS14 attendees his expert insights on the critical role data analytics plays in effective transitions to ICD-10. The session, Leveraging Analytics to Capture the Full Benefit of ICD-10, will take place at 11:30 a.m. EST on February 26 in Room 304A of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

MedHOK Appoints Troy Smith as Chief Operating Officer

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. – February 12, 2014 – MedHOK, a leader in providing a single platform for care, quality and compliance for health plans, pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) and other risk-bearing entities, announced today the appointment of Troy Smith as chief operating officer (COO). In this role, Smith will manage and oversee all post-sales activities including platform implementation, infrastructure support and configuration management and project management, as well as development support for implementations.

Health Language Selected By Dean Health Plan to Enhance Enterprise Management of Medical Terminologies and Codes

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

DENVER, CO (February 11, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Dean Health Plan (DHP) has selected its Health Language® solutions to centralize management of medical terminologies and code sets within its electronic systems. Integrating these tools will allow DHP to maintain a single source of truth regarding code versions, speeding integration and maintenance of content sets.

Sentri7 Named Category Leader in the Clinical Decision Support-Surveillance Software Segment of the 2013 Best in KLAS Report

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, February 10, 2014.

BELLEVUE WA — (February 10, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its Sentri7® solution received the KLAS Category Leader award in the Clinical Decision Support-Surveillance segment of the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. The annual recognition measures product performance based on surveys and in-depth interviews with more than 16,000 healthcare providers.

Wolters Kluwer Health Ranked Third Overall Software Vendor in “2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” Report

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, February 07, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — February 7, 2014— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, ranked third overall among 24 software vendors in the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. Only athenahealth and Epic outranked the company in the report’s overall software vendor ranking.

Genesis Medical Center Selects ProVation Medical Software for Cardiology Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 05, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 5, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Genesis Medical Center has selected ProVation® Medical software for cardiology procedure documentation and coding in its cardiac catheterization lab.

MedHOK 360Measures Earns Fourth Consecutive NCQA Measure CertificationSM

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, February 03, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. – February 3, 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 NCQA certification for its HEDIS Certified MeasuresSM in 360Measures®. This marks the fourth consecutive year MedHOK has earned HEDIS® certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

UpToDate, Lexicomp Score Highest in Patient Care Impact in KLAS Clinical Decision Support Report

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

Minneapolis, MN — January 14, 2014— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its UpToDate® and Lexicomp® solutions received the highest scores for impact on patient care in their respective categories in KLAS’ report on the clinical decision support solutions market. Clinical Decision Support 2013: Sizing Up Point-of-Care Reference Tools[i] also ranked the solutions as best at helping clinicians stay current with best practices.