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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.

Stepping Up Mobility For Enhanced Care Delivery

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

Improving accuracy, efficiency and outcomes through mobile access to comprehensive drug information

Healthcare is inherently a mobile environment. When it comes to higher quality and more efficient delivery of care, a growing body of research suggests that there is a link between the amount of clinician time at a patient's bedside and improved workflows and outcomes.

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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.

5 Questions with Lexicomp, a clinically objective drug reference suite

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, February 06, 2013.

Lexicomp, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is a major medical information resource for clinicians. While they have a large support network of clinical information available via the computer, they have been making gains on mobile products via apps.

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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.

The P4P crossroads: Is hospital pharmacy leadership ready?

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, January 31, 2013.

With the rollout of CMS' Value-based Purchasing (VBP) Program and the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) in 2012, hospitals are under the gun to attain higher quality standards or face the fallout of financial penalties. Many hospitals, including those that believe they were performing at high levels, were caught off guard to learn that their initial CMS performance reports pointed to penalty levels weighty enough to turn heads.

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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.

Commentary: A new CDS standard for meaningful use stage 3 and beyond

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, January 23, 2013.

There are two fundamental objectives driving trends on the national healthcare stage today — the need to increase quality and decrease costs. From meaningful use (MU) to new pay-for-performance initiatives, all efforts are aimed to work synergistically to deliver better outcomes through more accountable and efficient care delivery.

Government Health IT»

ACO and HIE: Algorithms, data integrity and patient identity

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, January 17, 2013.

Accurate patient data matching is integral not only to the provision of safe and effective healthcare, but also to the success of accountable care organizations (ACOs), health information exchanges (HIEs) and other emerging care models. Yet healthcare organizations continue to struggle against the growing volume of duplicate and overlaid records that clogs their systems and compromises the integrity of the patient data upon which internal and, increasingly, external care decisions are based.

Government Health IT»

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