Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Global Launch of UpToDate Anywhere, mHealth Decision Support Resource

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Orlando, FL – (February 20, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the global launch of UpToDate® Anywhere, enabling hospitals and healthcare organizations worldwide to provide clinicians with mobile access to its acclaimed clinical decision support resource anytime, anywhere and with local-language search and navigation. The announcement, made during the HIMSS14 Annual Conference & Exhibition, expands access of UpToDate Anywhere beyond the U.S. and Canada to all major markets worldwide, initially in Australia and New Zealand.

Wolters Kluwer Health Expert to Explore the Critical Role of Analytics in Successful ICD-10 Transitions during HIMSS14

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — February 19, 2014 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Brian Levy, M.D., its Vice President of Global Clinical Operations, Health Language, will share with HIMSS14 attendees his expert insights on the critical role data analytics plays in effective transitions to ICD-10. The session, Leveraging Analytics to Capture the Full Benefit of ICD-10, will take place at 11:30 a.m. EST on February 26 in Room 304A of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

MedHOK Appoints Troy Smith as Chief Operating Officer

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. – February 12, 2014 – MedHOK, a leader in providing a single platform for care, quality and compliance for health plans, pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) and other risk-bearing entities, announced today the appointment of Troy Smith as chief operating officer (COO). In this role, Smith will manage and oversee all post-sales activities including platform implementation, infrastructure support and configuration management and project management, as well as development support for implementations.

Health Language Selected By Dean Health Plan to Enhance Enterprise Management of Medical Terminologies and Codes

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

DENVER, CO (February 11, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Dean Health Plan (DHP) has selected its Health Language® solutions to centralize management of medical terminologies and code sets within its electronic systems. Integrating these tools will allow DHP to maintain a single source of truth regarding code versions, speeding integration and maintenance of content sets.

Sentri7 Named Category Leader in the Clinical Decision Support-Surveillance Software Segment of the 2013 Best in KLAS Report

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, February 10, 2014.

BELLEVUE WA — (February 10, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its Sentri7® solution received the KLAS Category Leader award in the Clinical Decision Support-Surveillance segment of the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. The annual recognition measures product performance based on surveys and in-depth interviews with more than 16,000 healthcare providers.

Wolters Kluwer Health Ranked Third Overall Software Vendor in “2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” Report

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, February 07, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — February 7, 2014— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, ranked third overall among 24 software vendors in the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. Only athenahealth and Epic outranked the company in the report’s overall software vendor ranking.

Genesis Medical Center Selects ProVation Medical Software for Cardiology Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 05, 2014.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 5, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Genesis Medical Center has selected ProVation® Medical software for cardiology procedure documentation and coding in its cardiac catheterization lab.

MedHOK 360Measures Earns Fourth Consecutive NCQA Measure CertificationSM

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, February 03, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. – February 3, 2014 – MedHOK, which delivers industry leading actionable healthcare solutions for care, quality and compliance across an integrated cloud-based platform, announced today that it has achieved NCQA certification for its HEDIS Certified MeasuresSM in 360Measures®. This marks the fourth consecutive year MedHOK has earned HEDIS® certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

UpToDate, Lexicomp Score Highest in Patient Care Impact in KLAS Clinical Decision Support Report

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

Minneapolis, MN — January 14, 2014— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its UpToDate® and Lexicomp® solutions received the highest scores for impact on patient care in their respective categories in KLAS’ report on the clinical decision support solutions market. Clinical Decision Support 2013: Sizing Up Point-of-Care Reference Tools[i] also ranked the solutions as best at helping clinicians stay current with best practices.

Amphion Medical Solutions Launches Self-Paced Online ICD-10 Training System for HIM Departments, Individual Coders

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, January 09, 2014.

MADISON, Wis. – (Jan. 9, 2014) – Amphion Medical Solutions, a leading provider of advanced transcription and coding solutions and services, announced today the launch of Amphion University, a comprehensive online ICD-10 training program featuring courses designed and led by the company’s AHIMA-approved instructors. To maximize ICD-10 comprehension, Amphion U offers a customizable curriculum of individual modules and complete training packages, as well as terminology manuals, codebooks and a robust library of practice records coded by Amphion’s ICD-10 experts.

Humana, Healthsense Activate Telehealth Pilot to Monitor Daily Living Activities in Effort to Reduce Unnecessary Readmissions

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 19, 2013.

One hundred Humana members in Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia are participating in the pilot which uses in-home sensors, remote monitoring technology

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. AND MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn.Dec. 19, 2013 —Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, and Healthsense, a leading provider of aging services technologies, announced they have completed member enrollment in a groundbreaking remote monitoring pilot program. The pilot will measure the impact in-home sensors and remote monitoring technology have on improving health outcomes and reducing frailty and fall-related hospital admissions for Medicare members with chronic health conditions.

Lexicomp and Facts & Comparisons Updated with Information on European Meningitis B Vaccine Approved for Emergency Importation

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 19, 2013.

Once Contained to Princeton University, the Outbreak Has Spread to the University of California Santa Barbara

Hudson, OH —(December 19, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the addition to its referential drug information resources, Lexicomp® Online™ and Facts & Comparisons® eAnswers, of information on the European vaccine to fight a meningitis B outbreak. The rapid response by the Wolters Kluwer Health reference content team demonstrates the speed and proficiency with which the resources are updated to keep clinicians current in a rapidly evolving drug information environment.

Wolters Kluwer Health Physician Executives among Inaugural Group of Board Certified Clinical Informaticists

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, December 18, 2013.

Dr. Linda Peitzman and Dr. Howard Strasberg Successfully Achieve Requirements for New Certification

Minneapolis, Minn. — December 18, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that two of its executives are part of the first physician cohort group to be designated as Board Certified Clinical Informaticists. Linda Peitzman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, and Howard Strasberg, M.D., Vice President of Medical Informatics, along with approximately 400 physicians nationwide, have passed the first-ever board certification exam for the new sub-specialty, administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in October 2013.

Wolters Kluwer Health Partners with Emmi Solutions to Offer Integrated Patient Education

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 16, 2013.

Helping Institutions to Further Improve Patient Engagement

Hudson, OH —December 16, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its Lexicomp Integrated Patient Education solution has been integrated into EmmiEngage™, a patient engagement platform offered by Emmi™ Solutions. This integration will help foster patient’s understanding of their medical care by allowing clinicians to direct patients to information on topics such as medications, conditions and procedures from beyond the point of care.

Wolters Kluwer Health Announces New Health Language EHR Integration

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 16, 2013.

DENVER, CO (December 16, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its Health Language® Provider Friendly Terminology (PFT) can now be used with Epic’s EHR technology for mid-size and large medical groups, hospitals and integrated healthcare organizations.

PFT makes it easier for clinicians to record problems and diagnoses by providing a comprehensive library of commonly-used synonyms with mappings to SNOMED CT, ICD-9 and ICD-10.