Kettering Health Network Selects ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, April 25, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 25, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Kettering Health Network has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support as its clinical content management system.

A central component of a healthcare organization’s care quality and core measures improvement strategy, ProVation Order Sets improves patient outcomes and quality of care by providing evidence-based order set templates co-developed with the editors of UpToDate. Customers achieve a return on investment through lower costs of care and the efficiencies of an intelligent clinical content management system. ProVation Order Sets also contains over 11,000 unbreakable links to UpToDate, the resource of choice for more than 850,000 users worldwide.

Serving patients in the Greater Dayton and northern Cincinnati regions of Ohio, Kettering Health Network is a faith-based, not-for-profit health system that improves quality of life through healthcare and education. The Network has seven hospitals, eight ERs and more than 75 outpatient facilities.

“Clinical content strategies that address standardization of the latest industry evidence at the point of care are paramount to success within the new risk-bearing, performance-based healthcare landscape,” said David Del Toro, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. “We are pleased that ProVation Order Sets has been chosen by a leading healthcare system like Kettering Health as its clinical decision support solution to drive quality improvement for enhanced care delivery and outcomes.”

About Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries worldwide, clinicians rely on Wolters Kluwer Health’s market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions throughout their professional careers from training to research to practice. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medi-Span®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2013 annual revenues of €3.6 billion (US$4.7 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle: @WKHealth.

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