Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Arms Coronavirus Efforts with New Global Interactive Map using UpToDate

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

WALTHAM, Mass. – March 26, 2020– Wolters Kluwer, Health is supporting clinicians on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic with additional evidence-based resources in UpToDate® and a new interactive COVID-19 search intensity map. The map helps clinicians and public health agencies track the virus and may support clinicians in gaining predictive insights on reported cases based on clinical search activity from 1.9 million clinicians at the point of care.

 

Hayes Announces Strategic Partnership with ThoughtSpot to Drive Operational Efficiency in Healthcare Organizations

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 03, 2020.

Partnership to Help Healthcare Organizations Mitigate Revenue and Billing Compliance Risk with AI-Powered Analytics

Wellesley, MA, Feb 27, 2020 –– Hayes, makers of the industry’s leading integrated compliance and revenue integrity platform for the nation’s premier healthcare organizations today announced that they have entered a strategic partnership with ThoughtSpot, the leader in search and AI-driven analytics, to develop solutions that empower healthcare organizations to proactively manage and mitigate revenue and compliance risks.

Clinical Decision Support Goes Mobile for Clinicians Across Norway with Free Access to UpToDate Anywhere

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.

WALTHAM, Mass. – February 19, 2020 – Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that Norway’s Helsebiblioteket--the Norwegian Electronic Health Library—is making it easier than ever for clinicians nationwide to rapidly find answers to their clinical questions with free access to UpToDate® Anywhere. The change marks an expansion of the long-term partnership between the two organizations that untethers UpToDate from desktop computers and enables access to the evidence-based clinical decision support resource from smartphones and tablets—anywhere and anytime—via the mobile app.

Carrot Health Named Top Innovator in Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, February 10, 2020.

MINNEAPOLIS – February 10, 2020 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by social determinants of health (SDoH), announced today that it has been named Top Innovator in the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge – Health North America. Carrot Health was one of 11 companies to compete in the final, which took place in Houston and featured the winners from the regional HealthTech Innovation challenges held at Accenture’s Innovation Hubs in Boston and San Francisco. The Accenture Health Tech Challenge supports innovative technologies and drives creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare.

Carrot Health and Deft Research Announce Joint Service Offering

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

MINNEAPOLIS – January 28, 2020 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by consumer data, and Deft Research, a leading market research and insights company advising healthcare organizations on business operations, today announced a partnership to deliver integrated solutions to the health plan market. The new product, Survey Solutions, combines Deft’s primary research expertise and Carrot Health’s consumer data analytics to help drive health plan performance.

VirtualHealth Promotes Tomer Benami to CFO, Denis Kezerashvili to CTO

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 07, 2020.

NEW YORK – January 7, 2020 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS platform for care management and population health, announced today the promotion of Tomer Benami to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Denis Kezerashvili to Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Benami will lead VirtualHealth’s financial strategy and operations, and Kezerashvili will oversee all of the company’s engineering and infrastructure teams.

Thrive Launches Furry Palz Program Using Robotic Pet Companions to Help Decrease Agitation, Isolation Behaviors in Dementia Patients

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

ORLANDO, Fla. - (December 11, 2019) – Integrating the latest medical evidence into practice, Thrive Behavioral Sciences, a leading provider of behavioral health services to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, has launched its Furry Palz Program at select Avante Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers across Central Florida. Furry Palz provides patients with dementia who are also battling the devastating symptoms of cognitive decline with an adorable robot puppy or kitten that simulates breathing pets and can rest on the patient’s lap.

National Survey Shows Consumers and Healthcare Professionals Worried About a Fragmented and Costly Healthcare System

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

Waltham, Mass. November 19, 2019 – Today, Wolters Kluwer, Health released new data from a survey of nearly 2,000 consumers, hospital executives, doctors and nurses in the U.S. on attitudes surrounding breakdowns in care, how costs shape care decisions and the influence of a broad lack of transparency within the healthcare system. Findings from the report, “Mending HealthCare in America 2020: Consumers & Cost,” showed alignment and deep divisions in how patients and providers view healthcare.

Carrot Health Named a Finalist in Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, November 15, 2019.

MINNEAPOLIS – November 11, 2019 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by social determinants of health (SDoH), announced today it has been named a finalist in the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge – Health North America. Carrot Health was one of 13 companies to compete in the Boston regional round of the competition, which supports innovative technologies and drives creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare.

VirtualHealth Ranked 80th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, November 07, 2019.

NEW YORK – November 6, 2019 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS care management platform, today announced it ranked No. 80 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies in North America now in its 25th year. VirtualHealth, which grew more than 1664% during this period, was also ranked the 14th fastest growing company in the New York Tri-State Area. 

Wolters Kluwer Takes Candid Look at the Changing Nursing Profession Through the Lens of Practicing Nurses

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

October 10, 2019 – As the delivery of healthcare transforms from disease-based episodic care to patient and population health-centric models of wellness care, nurses are facing new pressures and priorities to deliver high quality, safer and more consistent care both at bedside and in the community. That’s based on a recent survey by Wolters Kluwer, Health in which nearly all nurse respondents indicated that more access to information that drives evidence-based decisions at the point of care would result in a significant improvement in patient outcomes.

Carrot Health & Colorado Hospital Association Partner to Deliver SDoH Risk Scores

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN and DENVER, CO – October 10, 2019 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by social determinants of health (SDoH), and the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) today announced a partnership as part of the ongoing effort to provide relevant and actionable SDoH information to the healthcare industry. Doing so creates a baseline understanding of social and behavioral needs across the State of Colorado and enables monitoring for any change in risk over time.

Wolters Kluwer Supports #SepsisAwareness Month to Increase Momentum of U.S. Sepsis Score Improvement

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, September 13, 2019.

National score increases 6% one year after Hospital Compare releases performance data

WALTHAM, Mass. – September 13, 2019 – Today, on World Sepsis Day, Wolters Kluwer, Health announces it is increasing efforts to raise #sepsisawareness nationwide through improved sepsis management, detection and care. Following last year’s initiative by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Hospital Compare website to put the spotlight on hospitals’ sepsis care performance, Wolters Kluwer has been committed to helping hospitals and health systems improve their sepsis care using artificial intelligence (AI) and expert solutions.

Wolters Kluwer Helps Clinicians Stay Current on Emerging Evidence with Audio Digest’s Latest Mobile CME Lectures

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

PHILADELPHIA – August 14, 2019 – Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today the release of six new Audio Digest Topical Collections offering clinicians convenient access to relevant and current lectures on issues related to today’s leading medical challenges. Topical Collections take a “playlist” approach to essential and timely healthcare challenges such as opioid addiction, pain management, infectious diseases, and mental health, by carefully curating lectures by experts from some of the nation’s most prestigious health systems and academic institutions and delivering them as readily digestible, easily accessed audio playlists.

VirtualHealth Adds Jon Hart, Katherine Rae to its Executive Team

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 06, 2019.

Hart and Rae tapped for key roles as the company continues its rapid growth

NEW YORK – August 6, 2019 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS care management platform, announced today two additions to its leadership team: Jon Hart as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Katherine Rae as Head of People.