Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Delivers Expanded ICD-10 Remediation Capabilities for Post-Transition Success

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 03, 2015.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has released additional ICD-10 remediation capabilities that enable payers and providers to build a solid foundation for long-term clinical, financial, and operational success in a post ICD-10 environment. The enhancements are included in the latest version of LEAP I-10, part of the Health Language® family of services and solutions.

Wolters Kluwer to Discuss Role of Terminology Management in Successful Population Health Management and Analytics at Annual AHIMA Convention

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 03, 2015.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that Health Language experts will lead a breakout session titled “A Strategic Approach to Terminology Management Challenges in Population Health and Analytics” at the 87th Annual AHIMA Convention and Exhibit. Stephen Ross, M.D., Medical Informatics Specialist, and Brian Laberge, Director of Client Services Strategy, will discuss the critical role terminology management strategies play in achieving success with population health management (PHM) and data analytics.

UpToDate Recognized by Belgium’s INAMI/RIZIV as Continuing Medical Education Resource

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 03, 2015.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that UpToDate®, its acclaimed clinical decision support resource, is accepted as a Continuing Medical Education (CME)/Continuing Professional Development (CPD) resource by Belgium’s National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (l’Institut National d'Assurance Maladie Invalidité (INAMI) / Rijksinstituut voor Ziekte- en Invaliditeitsverzekering (RIZIV)). Physicians in Belgium can earn CME/CPD credits while using UpToDate to answer clinical questions.

Wolters Kluwer, American Heart Association Extend Long-Term Publishing Partnership

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 03, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced it has extended its successful publishing partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA). In place for nearly two decades, the longstanding partnership has evolved beyond traditional print publishing to include web and mobile platforms, as well as open access.

Wolters Kluwer Launches Lippincott CoursePoint+ to Assist Nursing Schools in Preparing Students to Effectively Transition to Practice

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, September 29, 2015.

Growing demand for more accessible and blended learning, the emergence of adaptive learning, and increased adoption of learning analytics are transforming the higher education landscape, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition. In addition, a recent survey conducted by Wolters Kluwer of nursing school Deans identified computer-aided simulations, educational EHRs, and adaptive quizzing as growing requirements to Nursing School programs.

Wolters Kluwer, American Heart Association Extend Long-Term Publishing Partnership

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, September 22, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced it has extended its successful publishing partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA). In place for nearly two decades, the longstanding partnership has evolved beyond traditional print publishing to include web and mobile platforms, as well as open access.

Wolters Kluwer and MemorialCare Data Experts to Discuss Role of Code Groups in Analytics at Health Data Management Webinar

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that medical informatics experts from Health Language® will join Dan Exley, Executive Director, Data Strategy and Reporting at MemorialCare, to discuss the use of code groups for cohort identification in population health management and analytics. The discussion will take place during a complimentary Health Data Management webinar titled “Code Groups: Building blocks for your analytics initiatives” on September 16 at 2 p.m. EDT.

SwervePay Health, Summit Software Technologies Align to Provide One-Click Patient Payment Capabilities for EHR Users

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, August 07, 2015.

SwervePay Health and Summit Software Technologies, LLC, have entered a strategic alliance that will provide physician practices with one-click payment collection functionality through their electronic health record (EHR) systems. Summit will connect SwervePay’s cloud-based payment processing technology to its clients’ existing workflow, maximizing practice cash flow and efficiency.

Summit Software Technologies, SwervePay Health Partner to Enhance Patient Payment Capabilities for GE Centricity® Users

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.

Summit Software Technologies, LLC, announced today that it has entered a strategic alliance with SwervePay Health to bring enhanced payment collection functionality to GE Centricity users. Under the agreement, Summit will connect SwervePay’s cloud-based, one-click payment processing technology to its GE Centricity clients’ workflow, maximizing practice cash flow and efficiency.

Wolters Kluwer Publishes Guide Detailing Enhancements Clinical Surveillance has on EMRs to Meet Triple Aim Challenges

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the release of an e-book detailing the advantages, cost savings and quality improvements realized by hospitals that have enhanced their EMRs by adding electronic clinical surveillance systems. How Clinical Surveillance Enhances EMRs to Meet Triple Aim Challenges demonstrates how clinical surveillance boosts the functionality of EMR systems and helps healthcare organizations meet the triple aim of enhancing the experience of care, improving the health of populations and reducing per capita healthcare costs.

PFS Clinical Launched to Provide Turnkey Administrative Solutions for Clinical Research Institutions

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

PharmaSeek Financial Services, LLC announced the launch of PFS Clinical, an outsourced services firm offering turnkey administration solutions for clinical research institutions. With a primary focus on office administration, compliance, and financial reconciliation, PFS Clinical experts will manage such crucial tasks as coverage analysis, budget and contract negotiations, claims review, and revenue cycle management. For current clients, all services will continue to be provided as high quality deliverables that will now be offered under the PFS Clinical brand.

Wolters Kluwer Offers ICD-10 Services from Health Language to Speed Preparations, Readiness for October 2015 Deadline

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, April 17, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its ICD-10 Readiness Package is available to payers and providers to meet the fast approaching October 2015 deadline. Offered through its Health Language® family of products, the Readiness Package is designed to mitigate financial risk, remediate clinical and IT systems, and ensure systems are performing optimally post go-live across the customer’s enterprise.

Wolters Kluwer, Huntsville Hospital to Present Results of Pilot Study on Reduction of Sepsis Mortality and Morbidity at HIMSS15

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, April 09, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that the preliminary findings of its joint study with Huntsville Hospital in Alabama to reduce the morbidity and mortality of sepsis will be presented during HIMSS15 in Chicago. The presentation, “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Combating Sepsis,” will take place on April 14 from 4-5 p.m. in room W192. Stephen Claypool, MD, of Wolters Kluwer (Booth #8103) and Joycelyn Craighead of Huntsville Hospital will discuss how using POC Advisor™ reduced sepsis-related mortality by 53 percent and 30-day readmissions by 30 percent

Wolters Kluwer Congratulates Customers of ProVation Order Sets for Earning HIMSS Stage 7 Awards

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, April 08, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that four health systems utilizing ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, have achieved Stage 7 of the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM) and EMR Ambulatory Adoption Model (A-EMRAM). Through these designations, MetroHealth System, Winona Health, Sparrow Health System and Mercy Health, have stepped out as industry leaders in the national health IT movement.

Wolters Kluwer Releases New Quality Alignment Manager Inside ProVation Order Sets to Streamline Regulatory Compliance with National Quality Initiatives

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the release of Quality Alignment Manager, a comprehensive resource that assists healthcare organizations with compliance and adherence to evolving regulatory guidelines for performance. An enhancement to ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, the new feature will flag order sets that are not aligned with quality measures and trigger alerts regarding needed edits or additions.