Wolters Kluwer’s “UpToDate Talk” Quickly Becomes a Must-Listen Podcast for Clinicians around the World

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that clinicians worldwide are quickly adopting the innovative new clinical podcast, “UpToDate Talk” as a convenient way to keep up with new developments in medical research. First launched in December 2015, the podcast was featured on iTunes’ “New and Noteworthy” list for Science & Medicine, with the first five episodes streamed nearly 36,000 times in the first four months.

The free digital media series is designed to help clinicians keep abreast of the most current clinical information in an easy, portable, listen-as-you-go format. Dr. H Nancy Sokol, Senior Deputy Editor and Deputy Editor for Adult Primary Care and Geriatrics, UpToDate, hosts the podcasts.

On each episode of UpToDate Talk, Dr. Sokol is joined by world-renowned clinical domain experts who are authors and editors of UpToDate clinical content. She discusses important “What’s New” and “Practice Changing UpDates” based on recent medical journal articles and studies. Podcast guests take a deeper look at each update and share their expertise on the impact these updates can have on daily clinical practice.

Topics in the first five episodes include:

  • Empagliflozin for diabetes; Pneumococcal vaccines; PCSK9 antibodies
  • Neonatal hypoglycemia; Hysteroscopic sterilization; Dabigatran reversal agent
  • SPRINT Trial; Recurrent Wheezing in Children; HTN in Pregnancy and Risk of Congenital Heart Defects
  • DAPT Score for coronary stents; Bronchoscopic interventions for severe emphysema; Beers criteria
  • Hodgkin lymphoma survivors; medical management of pediatric appendicitis; PPIs and dementia risk

The podcast series is receiving early praise. Writes one listener, “This is very exciting to the many of us who use UpToDate in our daily practice.”

UpToDate Talk has become a popular podcast for clinicians worldwide. Podcast listeners streamed from Australia, Brazil, India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, UK, and over 50 other countries.

“Wolters Kluwer is committed to helping clinicians stay current, especially when it comes to new research that changes how they care for patients,” said Peter Bonis, MD, CMO, Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer. “With the UpToDate Talk podcast series, we add a dynamic new dimension to how we share this critical information. Plus, our users enjoy the added benefit of hearing about new research directly from leading experts covering these developments.”

To listen to the podcasts, read bios of podcast guests and check podcast references, visit the UpToDate Talk web page: http://www.uptodate.com/home/clinical-podcasts.

To be alerted to new episodes, subscribe to the UpToDate Talk podcast channel on iTunes or add the podcast to your favorite podcast app. UpToDate Talk is also available on the popular podcast app, Stitcher, allowing users to listen to episodes through automotive infotainment system such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto or GM’s MyLink.

Follow UpToDate on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry. For more information about our products and organization, visit http://www.wolterskluwer.com/, follow @WKHealth or @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter, like us on Facebook, follow us on LinkedIn, or follow WoltersKluwerComms on YouTube.


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