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Multi-Tasking Metrics

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, December 20, 2012.

An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is only as successful as the sum of its fundamental parts. Failure by just one participating provider to achieve a successful outcome on any of the 33 required quality measures could ultimately stand between the ACO and its eligibility for incentives under the Medicare Fee-for-Service Shared Savings Program.

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How ASCs Can Effectively Handle CMS Quality Reporting: Q&A With Allison Errickson of ProVation

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

Allison Errickson, CPC-H, director of coding compliance for ProVation Medical, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, discusses the biggest challenges for ambulatory surgery centers with quality reporting for The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and what to watch for in the future.

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Covenant HealthCare Selects ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, December 04, 2012.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Dec. 4, 2012— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Covenant HealthCare has selected its ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, software as its electronic order set solution.

Huntsman Cancer Institute Selects ProVation® Medical Software for Electronic Health Record and Patient Charting

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 03, 2012.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (Dec. 3, 2012) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah has selected its ProVation® MultiCaregiver as the organization’s electronic health record and patient charting solution.

Wolters Kluwer Health, Duke University Health System Collaboration Delivers Integration Interface for Leading EMR Platform

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, November 30, 2012.

Collaboration Provides Duke EMR Users with Point of Care Access to ProVation® Care Plans

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (Nov. 30, 2012) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today general availability of its integration interface between Epic and ProVation® Care Plans. Developed in collaboration with Duke University Health System, this interface enables hospitals to create and customize care plans via the ProVation software and then make finished care plans available in the Epic inpatient clinical platform.

HealthPlan Services Grows Its Administration Relationship with Ameritas Small Group Dental, Vision Plans

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – Nov. 20, 2012 – HealthPlan Services (HPS), the nation’s leading technology, sales, retention and administrative services provider for the insurance and managed care markets, announced today it has expanded its strategic relationship with Ameritas Group to include administration and sales of Ameritas’ proprietary dental and vision plans nationwide for small groups with under 25 lives.

ICD-10 Readiness and the CAC Advantage

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, November 16, 2012.

s healthcare organizations plan their ICD-10 transition strategy, many are discovering that the effort will touch nearly every area of operations. It’s an overwhelming proposition for many providers in light of the sheer number of regulatory initiatives vying for staff resources and budget line items.

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MedHOK Enriches its Integrated Care Management, Quality and Compliance Platform with the Power of HTML5

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

Integrated Actionable Healthcare solution on the leading edge of the latest technology trends

TAMPA, Fla. – Nov. 13, 2012 – MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry’s fastest growing software companies, is now leveraging HTML version 5 (HTML5) to enhance the online capabilities of its integrated care management, quality and compliance platform. By tapping into HTML5’s cutting-edge features including offline application support and persistent local storage, MedHOK is able expand its platform to include highly complex web applications that were previously available only on desktops.

Change management, technology and CDS: a holistic approach to HAI

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.

The recent death of 12-year-old Rory Stauton generated a firestorm of media coverage that thrust sepsis and the challenges it presents to the healthcare system into the national spotlight. The missed diagnosis in the emergency department that resulted in a fatal treatment delay served as a devastating reminder of the often tragic – and usually preventable – outcome of sepsis.

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Eugene Gastroenterology Consultants Selects ProVation® Medical Software for Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Oct. 24, 2012 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Eugene Gastroenterology Consultants, P.C., has selected its ProVation® Medical Software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.

Record-Matching Integrity: An Algorithm Primer

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

When hospitals are sharing information internally or externally, accurately linking patient records from multiple disparate databases and information systems is critical to ensuring clinicians are making decisions based on the correct and accurate patient records and avoiding the creation of system-clogging duplicates and overlays.

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Beaufort Memorial Hospital Selects ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, October 22, 2012.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Oct. 22, 2012— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Beaufort Memorial Hospital has selected its ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, software as the hospital’s electronic order set solution.

Pharmacy OneSource® Releases New Features for Simplifi 797®

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, October 18, 2012.

Bellevue, Wash. – (Oct. 17, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Pharmacy OneSource®, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, has released a new version of Simplifi 797®, a web-based quality assurance software for USP Chapter 797 compounding compliance.

HealthPlan Services’ benefit crossroads Named W3 Gold Winner for Creative Website Design

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – Oct. 16, 2012 – HealthPlan Services (HPS), the nation’s leading technology and administrative services provider for the insurance and managed care markets, announced today that benefit crossroads has been named a 2012 W3 Gold Winner for creative website design in the insurance category. The site, a unique direct-to-consumer sales channel for top-rated individual insurance plans, was executed through a partnership with Tampa-based Bayshore Solutions.

PIH Health Hospital Taps Just Associates’ Repair™ for Outsourced MPI Maintenance

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.

Remote monitoring service speeds identification, elimination of duplicate and overlaid patient records for improved data integrity

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Oct. 16, 2012 – Just Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in data integrity and data quality solutions for healthcare organizations, announced today that it will deploy Repair™ at PIH Health (formerly Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital) to provide the facility with remote master patient index (MPI) management services.