Press Releases

ThedaCare Selects ProVation Medical Software for Cardiology Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 19, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that ThedaCare has selected its ProVation® Medical software for cardiology procedure documentation and coding in its cardiac catheterization labs at Appleton Medical Center and Theda Clark Medical Center.

MedHOK Platform Named 2013 BizTech Innovation of the Year

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, March 15, 2013.

TAMPA, Fla. – March 15, 2013 – MedHOK, which delivers industry leading actionable healthcare solutions for care, quality and compliance across an integrated cloud-based platform, has been named the winner of the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2013 BizTech Innovation of the Year Award.

British Columbia’s Divisions of Family Practice Selects UpToDate as its Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support System of Choice

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

Waltham, MA – (March 12, 2013) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that British Columbia’s Divisions of Family Practice has selected UpToDate® as its evidence-based clinical decision support system. By integrating UpToDate into its member portal, the organization’s 4,000 practitioners can access the latest evidence-based information at the point of care and accrue Main-Pro CMS credits for each search performed.

MetroHealth Selects ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 12, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that MetroHealth has selected its ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, software as its evidence-based order set solution.

Health Language Selected by Department of Defense to Augment Data Warehousing Projects

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, March 01, 2013.

Global Technology Resources, Inc. Selects Health Language to Support its Armed Forces Clinical Database Contract

DENVER, CO (March 1, 2013) —Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Global Technology Resources, Inc. (GTRI) and the United States Department of Defense (DoD) have selected Health Language® to enhance documentation and workflow within the Armed Forces Clinical Database. Health Language medical terminology management software and services will enable the DoD to leverage greater granularity and trending for more robust population analytics and business intelligence reporting.

Wolters Kluwer Health and FHN Memorial Address the Role of Intuitive CDS and Evidence-Based Order Sets in Core Measures Performance at HIMSS13 in New Orleans

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, February 28, 2013.

A Second Session will Focus on Clinical Documentation and RAC Readiness

Minneapolis, MN (February 28, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today it will team up with FHN Memorial Hospital to provide HIMSS13 attendees with insight into the use of intuitive clinical decision support to improve core measures outcomes. The session, “Improving Core Measures with Evidence-Based Order Sets and Intuitive CDS,” will take place on March 4 at 12:15 p.m. in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 388 and will be led by Adam Lokeh, MD, of Wolters Kluwer Health (Booth #1740) and Lucio Martinez, MD, of FHN Memorial Hospital.

UpToDate Adds Dermatology as a Specialty

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, February 28, 2013.

Electronic Clinical Decision Support Resource Serving Healthcare Practitioners and Patients Now Covers 21 Medical Specialties

Waltham, Mass. – (February 28, 2013) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it has added Dermatology to UpToDate®, its evidence-based clinical decision support resource, marking the 21st medical specialty included in an UpToDate subscription.

Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces ProVation Care Plans, powered by Lippincott’s Nursing Solutions

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 27, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the introduction of ProVation® Care Plans, powered by Lippincott’s Nursing Solutions, a robust software solution that provides nurses and allied health professionals with the tools they need to create, customize and maintain evidence-based interdisciplinary care plans.

Mosaica Partners Completes Comprehensive Multi-State Scans of HIE Needs in Long-Term Care, Rural and Behavioral Health Sectors

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

Commissioned by the Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology office, the four-part series describes Arizona’s current statewide HIE readiness and opportunities for improvement

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – (Feb. 21, 2013) – Mosaica Partners has completed three in-depth reports on behalf of the State of Arizona describing the status of, and potential for, health information exchange (HIE) in three under-represented areas: long-term care, rural health, and behavioral health. A fourth report from the nationally recognized HIE consulting firm provides insight into the state’s general HIE readiness based on a series of comprehensive interviews with Arizona thought-leaders and stakeholders.

ICA Selects Health Language to Strengthen Analytics and Reporting across Patient Populations

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, February 14, 2013.

Medical Terminology Management to Support New Addition to ICA’s Health Information Exchange Platform

DENVER, CO (February 14, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that ICA has selected Health Language® to support its health information exchange (HIE) platform. Health Language medical terminology management software and services will enable ICA, a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables care management and HIE, to create longitudinal patient records and enhance reporting and analytics across entire populations.

Indonesia’s Bali Royal Hospital Selects UpToDate as its Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support System of Choice

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, February 14, 2013.

Waltham, Mass. – Feb. 14, 2013 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Bali Royal Hospital has selected UpToDate® as its evidence-based clinical decision support system. The hospital represents the first UpToDate client in Indonesia.

Beyond the Prescription: CueScript Extends the Provider, Impacts Medication Misuse with Innovative On-Demand Prescription-Specific Information Videos and Patient Engagement Services

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 05, 2013.

LAKE MARY, Fla. – (Feb. 5, 2013) – Poor health literacy and low medication adherence are significant contributing factors to the 177,000 deaths each year from medication misuse and errors. Indeed, as many as half of all patients fail to follow proper use instructions and 60% are unable to identify their prescribed medications.

Parkview Health Selects ProVation® Medical Software for Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 05, 2013.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Feb. 5, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Parkview Health has selected its ProVation® Medical Software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.

Scripps Health Selects ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Jan. 29, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Scripps Health has selected its ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, software as its electronic order set solution.

UpToDate Subscribers Validate Quality Impact, Leadership Position

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

Marking the End of a Banner Year in 2012, More Than 17,000 Survey Respondents Overwhelmingly Confirmed that Using UpToDate to Support Clinical Decision-Making Improves Quality of Care

Waltham, Mass. – (Jan. 29, 2013) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that more than 9 out of 10 UpToDate® users believe their use of the clinical decision support resource improves quality of care and leads to more efficient patient management. Responses from the more than 17,000 users who participated in the 2012 Subscriber Survey underscored the critical role UpToDate plays in improving care, preventing errors, increasing clinical efficiencies and reducing costs related to delays in diagnosis and treatment.