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Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 14, 2011.

Healthcare IT and Clinician Leaders Make Evidence-Based Care a Reality

Healthcare IT leaders nationwide are moving forward steadily to introduce evidence-based care tools into clinician workflows, both with regard to the development of order sets in computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems, as well as in the context of the medical diagnosis process. As they advance in these areas, they are finding that building everything from scratch is simply too labor-intensive a prospect. And as hospitals and medical groups turn increasingly to the commercially sponsored offerings available, they are finding the insertion of evidence-based decision support to be a plus in winning doctors over to CPOE adoption.

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CardFlex, Inc. Expands Innovative Financial Service Offerings to Direct Response Industry with Launch of Media Funding

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, January 14, 2011.

Program provides direct response marketers with affordable bridge funding for media buys

COSTA MESA, Calif. –Jan. 14, 2011 – CardFlex Inc., a financial services and payment solution company, today announced a new program designed to provide flexible funding options that enable direct response marketers to expand their media buying power. The CardFlex Media Funding program provides bridge funds for acquiring commercial time on local and national media outlets, including television, radio, print and online, as well as for viral marketing and other promotional programs.

Lancaster General Hospital to Deploy ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 11, 2011.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 11, 2011) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Lancaster Hospital has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as the organization’s electronic order set solution.

The Role of Automation in Reconciling Patient Records

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, December 29, 2010.

Duplicate patient records have long been a serious problem for hospitals, creating the potential for missing or inaccurate patient information that can lead to life-threatening care situations. They are also a substantial drain on financial, health information management (HIM), and IT resources.

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“2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards” Report Names ProVation Medical® Software Number One in Clinical Procedure Documentation

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, December 22, 2010.

Recognition marks the sixth consecutive year the procedure documentation and coding solution has topped its KLAS category

MINNEAPOLIS, MN –Dec. 22, 2010– Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its ProVation® MD software received top ranking in the Clinical Procedure Documentation Category of the 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report. This marks the sixth consecutive year ProVation MD has been ranked Number One by KLAS, an independent healthcare IT vendor research firm that recognizes healthcare vendors for their leadership in working with customers to ensure satisfaction.

ProVation Medical Software Receives Best in KLAS Award

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, December 22, 2010.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its ProVation MD software has received top ranking in the Clinical Procedure Documentation Category of the 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report.

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Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Winner of Second Annual Facts & Comparisons® Enhancement Scholarship

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, December 21, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Dec 21, 2010 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Andrew Gifford of Midwestern University-Glendale College of Pharmacy is the winner of the 2010 Facts & Comparisons® Enhancement Scholarship. Gifford will receive tuition reimbursement in the amount of $5,000 and his proposed enhancement will be considered for a future release of Facts & Comparisons® eAnswers.

Electronic order set solution for five hospitals

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, December 21, 2010.

Essent Healthcare has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as the electronic order set solution for the system’s five hospitals.

Essent Healthcare to Implement ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, Across Five Hospitals

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 20, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 20, 2010) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Essent Healthcare has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as the electronic order set solution for the system’s five hospitals.


CardFlex, Inc. Appoints Tampa's Ed Barbara as Chief Revenue Officer

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, December 15, 2010.

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Dec. 2010 – CardFlex, Inc., a financial services and payment solution company, has appointed Ed Barbara as chief revenue officer. In this position, Barbara will be responsible for expanding the firm’s presence in direct response marketing, establishing new vertical markets and creating new revenue streams.

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Wolters Kluwer Health Awards College of Notre Dame of Maryland Facts & Comparisons® Academic Partnership Program Advancement of Clinical Education Curriculum Grant

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, December 14, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Dec. 14, 2010 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it has named the College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy as the winner of the 2010 Facts & Comparisons® Academic Partnership Program Advancement of Clinical Education (ACE) Curriculum Grant. The school will receive a $10,000 grant for use in developing drug information and/or pharmacy informatics curriculum.

School of Pharmacy Receives $10,000 Curriculum Grant

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, December 14, 2010.

College of Notre Dame of Maryland is the recipient of a Facts & Comparisons “ACE” Award from Wolters Kluwer Health. The $10,000 grant will be used to develop drug information (DI) and pharmacy informatics curricula in the School of Pharmacy.

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Community Memorial Health System to Deploy ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 13, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 13, 2010) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Community Memorial Health System has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as the electronic order set solution for its two hospitals.

Wolters Kluwer Health, Pharmacy OneSource to Showcase Medication Safety, Patient Care at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 06, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Dec 6, 2010 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, today announced that it will highlight medication safety and patient care through its Facts & Comparisons eAnswers drug reference solutions at the 45th American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting. Also exhibiting at ASHP is Pharmacy OneSource, a leading healthcare Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider that helps hospitals manage the complex challenges of patient safety, compliance and efficiency. Wolters Kluwer announced on November 29th that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Pharmacy OneSource.

Wolters Kluwer Health to acquire Pharmacy OneSource

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, November 29, 2010.

Wolters Kluwer Health has entered into an agreement to acquire Pharmacy OneSource, a healthcare software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that helps hospitals manage patient safety, compliance and efficiency.

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