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Healthsense Appoints Katie Christopherson Chief Customer Operations Officer

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

Minneapolis, Minn. – February 25, 2015 – Healthsense, Inc., the fastest growing provider of technology-enabled care solutions for the senior care continuum, announced today that Katie Christopherson has joined the company as Chief Customer Operations Officer.

Ebola Epidemic Highlights the Need for ICD-10

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

When the first U.S. Ebola patient was admitted to a Dallas hospital in the summer of 2014, the ensuing media firestorm scrutinized nearly every aspect of the U.S. healthcare system’s readiness to deal with an epidemic that had already left thousands dead and dying overseas.

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New Pharmacist’s Letter Program Delivers Pharmacy Video Guidance to Enhance Patient Medication Understanding and Adherence

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Therapeutic Research Center (TRC) and Pharmacist’s Letter introduce MedsOnCue, an on-demand patient education video program designed to drive medication adherence and safety while enhancing retail pharmacy loyalty and efficiency. The program is offered through a reseller agreement with VUCA Health.

ProVation Order Sets Earns 2014 KLAS Category Leader Award for Clinical Decision Support-Order Sets Software

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, January 30, 2015.

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, received the KLAS Category Leader award in the Clinical Decision Support-Order Sets segment of the 2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. This recognition comes on the heels of ProVation Order Sets being ranked by KLAS Research as having the best overall performance among order set solutions in its report, “CDS Order Sets and Care Plans 2014: Choosing the Best Option.”

Speeding Sepsis Response by Integrating Key Technology

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Three-week-old Jose Carlos Romero-Herrera was rushed to the ER, lethargic and unresponsive with a fever of 102.3. His mother watched helplessly as doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and assorted other clinicians frantically worked to determine what was wrong with an infant who just 24 hours earlier had been healthy and happy.

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Wolters Kluwer Health Publishes Guide for Achieving Compliance with USP Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Compounding

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the release of a complementary guide designed to help healthcare organizations stay compliant with U.S. Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations (USP 797). A Step-by-Step Guide to a USP 797 Compliant Pharmacy details the core practice and quality steps needed to optimize patient safety during compounding sterile preparations (CSPs) in healthcare organizations.

Dual Coding: Shifting Focus To Root Operations

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

As more hospitals undertake dual coding in advance of ICD-10, evidence is emerging that suggests clinical documentation may not be the only weak link in the transition. Many are discovering that coders are struggling with the correct selection of the 31 PCS root operations. Dual coding programs are highlighting for many facilities the significant need for advanced PCS training, especially in cardiovascular, muscular skeletal, and obstetrics. A recent pilot undertaken by Amphion revealed more than half of the surgical procedure code errors were attributed to the incorrect selection of the “root operation.

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Clinicians Worldwide Confirm Impact of UpToDate on Quality of Care in 2014

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, January 15, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that clinicians worldwide accessed more than 314 million clinical topics in UpToDate® in 2014, and that 94% of UpToDate users report the acclaimed clinical decision support resource improves the quality of care they provide to patients.

New Study Finds that Remote Monitoring Reduces Long-Term Care Days, ER Visits and Hospital Admissions

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 06, 2015.

Remote monitoring is playing an increasingly important role in helping the elderly and chronically ill live safely and independently in their homes, but the tools also significantly reduce health care costs, according to a new study from Fallon Health®, a nationally recognized innovative health insurer and care provider, and Healthsense®, the fastest growing provider of technology-enabled care solutions.

Intersection of ICD-10 and Meaningful Use: Clinical Documentation Improvement

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, January 06, 2015.

As hospitals, health systems and payers navigate the new risk-bearing landscape, synergies exist when clinical documentation improvement strategies are expanded to address both meaningful use (MU) SNOMED CT requirements and ICD-10. While the magnitude of the ICD-10 transition itself and the ongoing rumors of additional delays may tempt some organizations to pause in their pursuit of readiness, the bottom line is that advantages to clinical documentation can be realized even before the transition by using SNOMED CT within electronic health records.

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ProVation Care Plans to Help Mercy Health Enhance Care Quality and Patient Outcomes

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 29, 2014.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Mercy Health will implement ProVation® Care Plans, powered by Lippincott Solutions, for evidence-based interdisciplinary care plan content and content management

MedHOK Ushers Out 2014 Ranked by Inc. as Nation’s 25th Fastest Growing Company

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 22, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. – Dec. 16, 2014 – MedHOK, a leader in providing a single platform for care, quality and compliance for health plans, PBMs and other risk-bearing entities, closed out 2014 ranked as the nation’s 25th fastest growing company by Inc. MedHOK was the sixth fastest-growing healthcare company on the Inc. 500/5000 List.

OncoTab, Inc. to Present at Biotech Showcase

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – (December 17, 2014)—OncoTab, Inc., a University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) spin-out company, announced today that it has been selected to present at the 7th Annual Biotech Showcase™. The invitation to participate in the prestigious biotechnology showcase comes on the heels of OncoTab’s rebranding and technology platform expansion.

CanDiag Inc. Expands Product Scope Under a New Name: OncoTab, Inc.

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 15, 2014.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – (December 15, 2014) – CanDiag, Inc., a University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) spin-out company has changed its name to OncoTab, Inc.

The Medical Center at Bowling Green Selects ProVation Medical Software for Structured Cardiology Reporting and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 04, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — (December 4, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that The Medical Center at Bowling Green has selected its ProVation® Medical software for structured reporting and coding in its cardiac catheterization labs.