Press Releases

Just Associates’ Experts to Address Access and Amendments, Patient Matching at the 2016 Annual AHIMA Convention and Exhibit

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Just Associates, Inc., a nationally recognized leader in patient matching and health information data integrity and management, announced today that two experts from Just Associates will be presenting as part of the 88th Annual AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, taking place in Baltimore October 15-19, 2016.

Wolters Kluwer to Acquire Emmi

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 05, 2016.

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Emmi Solutions (Emmi), one of the leading U.S. providers of patient engagement solutions, for $170 million in cash.

Wolters Kluwer Helps Improve Patient Education and Boost HCAHPS Scores by Adding Quizzing to the Patient Teaching Content Set in Lippincott Advisor

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 05, 2016.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced the addition of an innovative quizzing component for its recently released Patient Teaching Navigator add-on to Lippincott Advisor. By helping bedside clinicians more effectively communicate with and educate patients and families about their hospitalization and treatments, Lippincott Advisor Patient Teaching Navigator increases patient satisfaction and, subsequently, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores.

OncoTAb Awarded National Cancer Institute Contract to Develop a Targeted Therapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 05, 2016.

OncoTAb, Inc., a University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) spin-out company, announced it has been awarded $300,000 by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to initiate development of a targeted radionuclide therapy for triple negative breast cancer. In addition to preclinical work, the company will continue developing its patented antibody for therapeutic use in humans under this award.

VUCA Health Launches American Sign Language (ASL) Medication Information Video Library

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

VUCA Health announced today that it has created and launched a medication education video library that is exclusively available in American Sign Language (ASL). The videos, which will be available free-of-charge to all healthcare organizations, provide on-demand, medication-specific information for deaf patients and their families, enabling them to properly administer medication that is critical to positive outcomes.

KG Health Partners, Inc. Acquires Access Foot Care, Inc.

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

KG Health Partners, Inc. (KGHP), a leading mobile podiatric care provider serving Florida's long-term care (LTC) facilities as a partner in the care continuum, announced today that it has acquired Access Foot Care, Inc., a group podiatry practice based in Tarpon Springs, Fla. With this acquisition, KGHP doubles the size of its physician and clinical support staff, allowing the company to better support its partner organizations across the state.

MagMutual Partners with Wolters Kluwer to Provide UpToDate Clinical Decision Support to All Policy Owners

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, September 09, 2016.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today a new partnership with MagMutual Insurance Company, one of the United States' largest medical professional liability mutual insurers, to provide UpToDate®Anywhere at no cost to all MagMutual policy owners. The new partnership ensures clinicians have access to the most current evidence-based clinical content when making treatment decisions for their patients.

Drug Information from Wolters Kluwer Relied on by 95% of U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 Honor Roll Hospitals

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, August 25, 2016.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that its industry leading drug information solutions are relied upon by 95% of the nation’s top hospitals, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) on its 2016-2017 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. These eminent hospitals leverage evidence-based and fully referenced content, including dosing, precautions and alerts, preparations, and clinical practice guidelines, from the Clinical Drug Information unit of Wolters Kluwer to advance safe medication practices and reduce drug-related errors.

In Greater Chicago, Access Community Health Network Adopts Wolters Kluwer’s UpToDate to Reduce Disparities in Healthcare Quality

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 Access Community Health Network (ACCESS) has adopted UpToDate® Anywhere to help improve the quality of care provided to patients throughout greater Chicago. The evidence-based clinical decision support resource is accessible to clinicians on mobile devices and via the Epic electronic health record (EHR) system throughout Cook and DuPage counties.

Saudi Commission for Health Specialties Accredits UpToDate from Wolters Kluwer for Continuing Medical Education

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

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that UpToDate®, its evidence-based clinical decision support resource, is now accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) as a continuing medical education resource. Healthcare practitioners in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia can earn CME credits while using UpToDate to answer clinical questions.

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.

UpToDate MobileComplete from Wolters Kluwer Answers Doctors’ Questions—Even When They’re Offline

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 the release of UpToDate® MobileComplete™ for mobile enterprise users. With this new capability, users can download comprehensive clinical content from UpToDate to their mobile device for offline access. The announcement, made during the HIMSS16 Annual Conference & Exhibition, ensures UpToDate institutional customers always have offline access to trusted, evidence-based recommendations across iOS and Android devices, regardless of wi-fi and cellular network connectivity challenges.

KG Health Partners Unveils Data-Driven Instructional Series to Enhance LTC Facilities’ Performance on Quality Metrics Influenced by Podiatric and Wound Care

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

KG Health Partners, Inc. (KGHP), a leading mobile podiatric care provider serving Florida’s long-term care (LTC) facilities as a partner in the care continuum, introduced its Safety & Risk Prevention (S&RP) Process Improvement Plan (PIP) during the Florida Health Care Association Nurse Leadership Program, which took place June 1-3 in St. Pete Beach, Fla. The innovative physician-designed training program helps facilities improve performance on quality metrics influenced by podiatric and wound care by leveraging Guardian Solutions’ Amplefi care coordination platform, patient-assessment data from the facility’s EHR and evidence-based best practices from Milliman Care Guidelines to monitor, identify and tailor solutions to close safety and risk prevention gaps.

KG Health Partners, Inc. Launches New Website, Expands Mobile Podiatry Services for Long-term Care in Florida

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

KG Health Partners, Inc. (KGHP), a mobile, podiatric care provider serving Florida’s long-term care (LTC) facilities as a partner in the care continuum, today launched its newly redesigned website, www.kghp.net, unveiling its new logo and refreshed brand image. Designed for a user-friendly experience, the new website provides LTC professionals and patients with an easy-to-navigate overview of the company’s quality services for onsite treatment. It also introduces KGHP’s team of industry-leading podiatrists.

KG Health Partners, Inc. Announces Partnership with ClinicAnywhere to Deploy HealthFusion’s MediTouch Software

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

KG Health Partners, Inc. (KGHP), a leading mobile podiatric care provider serving Florida’s long-term care (LTC) facilities as a partner in the care continuum, today announced that it has partnered with ClinicAnywhere to deploy MediTouch® from HealthFusion® within its mobile podiatry practices. ClinicAnywhere, HealthFusion’s largest Platinum Partner, will also provide end-user training and ongoing support for KGHP practices using the cloud-based electronic health record and practice management (EHR/PM) software.