Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Integration with MEDITECH

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, May 16, 2012.

ProVation® Order Sets solution will deliver clinical decision support to MEDITECH users

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 16, 2012 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it has signed an agreement with MEDITECH to offer integration between MEDITECH version 5.64 (Client/Server and MAGIC) and ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support. This integration enables hospitals to author order sets via the ProVation software, then make finished order sets available to physicians in MEDITECH’s Physician Care Manager application through an automated process.

Researchers at Singapore’s National University Hospital Report that UpToDate® Significantly Impacts Clinical Decision-Making and Practices

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.

Bedside use of the trusted clinical knowledge system led to changes in patient care decisions more than one-third of the time

WALTHAM, Mass. — (May 15, 2012) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that new research published in the Singapore Medical Journal found that use of UpToDate® led to changes in investigations, diagnosis or management 37% of the time. The study, “Utility of the Electronic Information Resource UpToDate for Clinical Decision-Making at Bedside Rounds,” also revealed that UpToDate, an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical knowledge system which clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions, provided a satisfactory answer 75% of the time.

HealthPlan Services Appoints Kristin Baca as COO

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, May 14, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – May 14, 2012 – HealthPlan Services (HPS), the nation’s leading technology and administrative services provider for the insurance and managed care markets, has appointed Kristin Baca as its Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Arizona Taps Mosaica Partners to Update Health Information Exchange Plans

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, May 14, 2012.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – May 14, 2012 – Mosaica Partners, a nationally recognized health information consulting and advisory firm, has been selected to assist the State of Arizona in updating its health information exchange (HIE) strategic and operations plans.

Business, Clinical Research Successes Lead to Executive Transition at Heat Biologics

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, May 08, 2012.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – (May 8, 2012) – Heat Biologics, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company, and Colonial Technology Development Co., which grows and builds medical and technology companies, announced today that Taffy Williams, Ph.D., will transition from being Heat’s president to being its senior advisor. Heat CEO Jeffrey Wolf will take on the additional role of president from Williams, the founder of Colonial Technology who has helped guide Heat’s growth for the past four years.

CanDiag’s Early Breast Cancer Detection Focus Garners a $50,000 Win at Charlotte Venture Challenge

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, May 02, 2012.

The startup venture and UNC Charlotte spin-off has developed a simple blood test for early detection of breast cancer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – (May 2, 2012) – CanDiag, Inc., a spin-off of the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte focused on early-stage breast cancer detection, has been named the grand prize winner of the 2012 Charlotte Venture Challenge. CanDiag went head-to-head with 117 other startup companies for a prize pool of more than $100,000, including the $50,000 grand prize.

HealthPlan Holdings Appoints Stephen Saft as CFO, CAO

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, April 03, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – April 3, 2012 – HealthPlan Holdings, Inc. (HealthPlan), a leading provider of outsourced solutions to insurers in the individual, fully insured group, union trust and voluntary benefits markets, has appointed Stephen Saft as its CFO and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). In this role, Saft will manage the overall financial and accounting functions for the company’s business lines and lead all corporate administrative services.

MedHOK Earns 2012 P4P Software Certification for 360Measures®

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, April 03, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – (April 3, 2012) – MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry’s fastest-growing software companies, announced today that it has achieved Pay for Performance (P4P) certification for 360Measures®, version 2.55. The software, which tested successfully on all Integrated Healthcare Association’s (IHA’s) California P4P measures, also holds full National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 2012 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) certification.

World-Class Academic Medical Center Selects ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support for Electronic, Evidence-based Order Set Solution

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, March 29, 2012.

Minneapolis, MN — (March 29, 2012) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Duke University Health System has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support as its electronic order sets solution.

HealthPlan Services Launches Benefits Hub

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

All-inclusive insurance agency provides the products, services and support agents need to succeed in today’s evolving insurance market

TAMPA, Fla. – March 27, 2012 – HealthPlan Services (HPS), the nation’s leading technology and administrative services provider for the insurance and managed care markets, announced today the launch of Benefits Hub, an all-inclusive insurance agency designed to help agents expand sales opportunities for rapid business growth.

Health Information Exchange Formation Guide Named HIMSS Book of the Year

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, March 21, 2012.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – March 21, 2012 – The Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) has named The Health Information Exchange Formation Guide its 2011 Book of the Year.

Simply Healthcare Selects MedHOK to Enhance Quality Improvement Initiatives

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 28, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – Feb. 28, 2012 – MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry’s fastest growing companies providing cloud-based software, announced today that Simply Healthcare will deploy its integrated care management, quality and compliance platform to proactively enhance its quality improvement initiatives. In doing so, Simply Healthcare is well positioned to respond to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) efforts to enhance quality outcomes and reduce costs. MedHOK, which offers fully NCQA certified software for HEDIS®, has more than 15 million live in production and is on track to reach 30 million within the year, making it one of the healthcare industry’s leading software companies.

MedHOK Appoints David Butterworth as Senior Vice President of Business Development

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, February 13, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2012 – MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry’s fastest-growing companies providing cloud-based software, announced today the appointment of David Butterworth, CPA, as senior vice president of business development. MedHOK, which offers fully NCQA certified software for HEDIS, has more than 15 million lives in production and is on track to reach 30 million within the year, making it one of the healthcare industry’s leading software companies.

MedHOK Named Finalist for the BizTech Innovation of the Year Award

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, February 10, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – Feb. 10, 2012 – MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry’s fastest-growing companies providing cloud-based software, has been named a finalist for the 2012 BizTech Innovation of the Year Award. The company’s integrated care management, quality and compliance platform enables healthcare organizations to close care gaps, comply with federal and state regulations, enhance care management and improve Star, HEDIS® and other quality scores. MedHOK, which offers fully NCQA certified software for HEDIS, has more than 15 million lives in production and is on track to reach 30 million within the year, making it one of leading healthcare software companies.

CardFlex, Tay Two Co. Sign Letter of Intent to Develop Prepaid Debit Card for the Japanese Market

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 07, 2012.

COSTA MESA, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2012) — CardFlex Inc. and Tokyo-based Tay Two Co. announced today an agreement to explore development of a CardFlex-branded prepaid debit card program in Japan.