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S.C. Medical Home Targets Medicaid Patients

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, November 19, 2010.

Network utilizes cloud solution to manage patient care

In early July, Palmetto Physician Connections, a medical home network of physicians, formed with the goal of coordinating better care at a lower cost for South Carolina’s Medicaid population. According to Palmetto’s Medical Director and family physician Gerald Harmon, M.D., his goal is to recruit 2,000 OB/GYNs, internists, family physicians, and pediatricians by 2011 Q1 to bolster the around 200 providers currently in the Palmetto network.

Healthcare Informatics»

EHRs, Data Stewardship Focus Of Just Associates, Exempla Health Presentation At IFHRO 2010 Congress

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.

The data integrity and patient safety challenges confronting hospitals as they implement electronic health records (EHRs) and the evolving practice of health information management (HIM) to manage those issues are the focus of a joint presentation by Just Associates, Inc. and Exempla Healthcare at the 2010 Congress of International Federation of Health Record Organizations (IFHRO) underway in Milan.

Executive Insights»

ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, Builds Bridge between Deployment, Clinician Adoption of CPOE

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, November 15, 2010.

Wolters Kluwer Health is featuring its customizable electronic order set solution in Booth #310 at AMIA 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Nov. 15, 2010) — Access to advanced clinical decision support (CDS) tools, such as evidence-based order sets and trusted clinical content, prior to system rollout is emerging as a successful strategy for ensuring user proficiency with and adoption of CPOE. As such, a growing number of hospitals are turning to ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, the industry-leading electronic order set solution from Wolters Kluwer Health.

HealthPlan Holdings, Inc. Appoints Former Wellpoint, Inc. Executive to Chairman

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, November 15, 2010.

John S. Watts, Jr. Joins Outsourcing Provider’s Board as Strategic Expansion Continues

TAMPA, Fla. – November 15, 2010 – HealthPlan Holdings, Inc. (“HealthPlan”) today announced that it has appointed John S. Watts, Jr., a former executive with WellPoint, Inc., to chairman.  HealthPlan is a leading provider of outsourcing solutions to insurers in the individual, small business, union trust and voluntary benefits markets.

HealthPlan Holdings fills chair

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, November 15, 2010.

Executives at HealthPlan Holdings Inc. appointed John S. Watts, Jr. as the company’s new chairman. Based in Tampa, HealthPlan provides outsourcing services to insurance companies.

Gulf Coast Business Review»

HIM's Role in Getting Meaningful Use Incentives

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, November 10, 2010.

To qualify for incentive payments from Medicare and Medicaid under the HITECH Act, provider organizations must document meaningful use of electronic health records. That will require the collecting, organizing and reporting of initially 20 measures of meaningful use for eligible professionals and 19 measures for hospitals, with more measures coming in 2013 and 2015.

HealthData Management»

Colorado provider to deploy Wolters Kluwer software for coding

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, November 09, 2010.

Exempla Healthcare, a Denver-based nonprofit health system, has selected Wolters Kluwer Health’s ProVation MD software for gastroenterology and pulmonary procedure documentation and coding.

Cardiovascular Business»

Transitioning to ICD-10

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, November 08, 2010.

Often overlooked, downstream systems are vital to the success of ICD-10 transition.

The clock is ticking on the deadline to begin submitting claims utilizing ICD-10 code sets, yet few hospitals have made significant inroads into the transition. With no indication that the October 2013 deadline will change, facilities that are not already deep into the transition will find themselves scrambling to comply -- not an ideal approach to a process that will ultimately drive billing and reimbursement.

ExecutiveInsight»

Exempla Healthcare Selects ProVation Medical Software for Procedure Documentation and Coding at Multiple Facilities

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, November 08, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — November 8, 2010— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Exempla Healthcare has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology and pulmonary procedure documentation and coding. ProVation MD will be deployed across three hospitals in the nationally recognized Exempla Healthcare System.

Centegra Health System to Implement ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, October 26, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 26, 2010) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Centegra Health System has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as the electronic order set solution for the system’s three hospitals.

Maryland hospital selects Wolters' ProVation order sets

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, October 21, 2010.

Union Hospital of Cecil County, a 122-bed nonprofit hospital located in Elkton, Md., has selected business intelligence software developer Wolters Kluwer Health’s ProVation order sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, as the organization's electronic order set program.

Cardiovascular Business»

Maryland hospital selects Wolters' ProVation order sets

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, October 21, 2010.

Union Hospital of Cecil County, a 122-bed nonprofit hospital located in Elkton, Md., has selected business intelligence software developer Wolters Kluwer Health’s ProVation order sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, as the organization's electronic order set program.

CMIO»

Maryland hospital selects Wolters' ProVation order sets

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, October 21, 2010.

Union Hospital of Cecil County, a 122-bed nonprofit hospital located in Elkton, Md., has selected business intelligence software developer Wolters Kluwer Health’s ProVation order sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, as the organization's electronic order set program.

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Platte Valley Medical Center Selects ProVation Medical Software for Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 20, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — October 20, 2010— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Platte Valley Medical Center has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.

Patient Centered Medical Home Provider Palmetto Physician Connections Deploys MedHOK Solutions to Enable Secure Information Exchange to Improve Care Quality and Coordination, Eliminate Care Gaps

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 20, 2010.

Innovative cloud-based solutions tear down data silos to deliver a sharable, actionable 360-degree patient view for improved care coordination and closing care gaps against national quality standards

TAMPA, Fla. – (Oct. 20, 2010) – Responding to demands for comprehensive information that is actionable and sharable, MedHOK (www.medhok.com) offers software that eliminates silos and enables the collection and organization of data into a user-specific 360-degree view of the patient. That information can then be securely shared across the healthcare continuum for proactive end-to-end care management and measured against national quality standards.