Press Releases

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.

Centra Health Selects ProVation® Medical Software for Cardiology Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Jan. 16, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Centra Health has selected its ProVation® Medical software for cardiology procedure documentation and coding in its cardiac catheterization labs.

MedHOK Earns Full 2013 NCQA HEDIS® Software Certification for 360Measures®

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, January 10, 2013.

TAMPA, Fla. – Jan. 10, 2013 – MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry’s fastest growing software companies, announced today that it has achieved Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) Software Certification for its 360Measures®, version 2.56, from the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA). This marks the third consecutive year MedHOK has achieved this certification by successfully passing all 68 program measures, including the CAHPS sample frames, and the systematic sampling methodology.

ProVation® Order Sets from Wolters Kluwer Health Tops its Category in KLAS Clinical Decision Support Report for Second Consecutive Year

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, January 03, 2013.

Minneapolis, Minn. — Jan. 3, 2013— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, was ranked by KLAS as the top order set software in its annual report on the clinical decision support solutions market. Clinical Decision Support 2012: Order Sets, Care Plans, Drug Databases[i] also ranked Medi-Span® highest among drug database vendors for configurability and a close second in alert types enabled.



[i] Clinical Decision Support 2012: Order Sets, Care Plans, Drug Databases. December, 2012. ©2012 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com

Amphion Medical Solutions Announces Latest Release of Triton Transcription Client

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, January 03, 2013.

Enhanced features streamline transcription processes to position hospitals for evolving documentation and revenue cycle needs

MADISON, Wis. – Jan. 3, 2013 – Amphion Medical Solutions, an innovative provider of transcription and coding technology and outsourcing services, announced today the release of enhancements to its Triton Transcription Client (TTC). A feature of the Triton Health Document Cloud™ complete transcription solution, TTC enables higher levels of productivity and faster turnaround of fully-edited clinical documentation, resulting in cost efficiencies and ensuring important patient data is available to key stakeholders in a timely manner.

Wolters Kluwer Health Ranked Second Overall in “2012 Best in KLAS” Awards

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 31, 2012.

Quality of clinical decision support solutions powers company to the No. 2 position in the annual performance and customer satisfaction report

Minneapolis, Minn. — Dec. 31, 2012— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, ranked second overall among software vendors in the 2012 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services report. Only Epic outranked the company in the annual report from KLAS, an independent healthcare IT vendor research firm that recognizes healthcare vendors for their leadership in working with customers to ensure satisfaction.

Kinetic Analysis Appoints Steven Stichter CEO

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 27, 2012.

SILVER SPRING, M.D. – (Dec. 27, 2012) –Kinetic Analysis Corp., a leader in multi-model impact forecasting and risk assessment for catastrophic events, has appointed Steven Stichter as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Stichter replaces Jan Vermeiren, who will now serve as the company’s board chairman.