Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Launches Zika Resource Portal Providing a Trusted Information Source for Evolving Clinical Knowledge on Rapidly Spreading Virus

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, has launched the Zika Resource Portal, a single point of access to trusted clinical knowledge and current information to help healthcare professionals worldwide stay up-to-date on the rapidly spreading virus. The portal provides complimentary access to leading evidence-based point of care clinical, learning and research solutions from Wolters Kluwer, as well as continuous updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO).

Cognosante to Assist Washington Medicaid Program with MITA Self-assessmet

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante announced today its selection by the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), Washington’s Medicaid agency, to provide guidance and expertise as the State completes its Medicaid Information Technology Architecture 3.0 State Self-Assessment (MITA SS-A).

Sean Bauer Joins Cognosante as Vice President of Capture

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante today announced the appointment of Sean Bauer as Vice President of Capture.  In this role, Sean will apply 20 years of executive management and leadership experience and an extensive track record designing innovative business solutions to enhancing the company’s business acquisition process and client portfolio.

Chethan Laxman Joins Cognosante as Vice President, Marketplace Data Analysis

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante today announced that Chethan Laxman has joined the company as Vice President.  A proven senior executive with more than two decades of leadership in finance and technology, Chethan will oversee the company’s Marketplace Data Analysis program, which provides critical data reconciliation and analysis in support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Cognosante Announces Key Senior Leadership Promotions

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante today announced the promotions of three members of its leadership team. Erick Peters, Cognosante’s Chief Technology Officer, was promoted from Vice President to Senior Vice President; Corey Stevenson from Vice President to Senior Vice President, Clients & Delivery; and Kenneth Dybevik from Program Director to Vice President, Consulting.

Former CMS Medicaid Policy Analyst Rebecca Bruno Joins Cognosante

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante today announced that Rebecca Bruno has joined the firm as a Director with its Solutions Lab. Having spent the past decade analyzing and advising on policy related to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at the federal, state, and local levels, Rebecca will now apply her experience to the design and enhancement of Cognosante’s customer-oriented solutions.

Cognosane to Assist with Arizona's Medicaid Program with MITA Self-assessments

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante announced today that it has been selected by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, to guide completion of the state’s Medicaid Information Technology Architecture 3.0 State Self-Assessment (MITA SS-A). Mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the MITA SS-A is designed to help states assess their current and future operating environments and develop a roadmap for enhancing the capabilities of the Medicaid Enterprise.

Cognosante Opens Business Process Outsourcing Center; Brings 400 Jobs to Phoenix, AZ

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante today celebrated its expansion into Phoenix, AZ with the grand opening of a state-of-the-art business process outsourcing (BPO) center. The 75,000-square-foot facility will initially house 400 professionals who will provide critical health data services for a key Patient Protection and Affordable Care (ACA) program for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The company is committed to the Phoenix region and plans to continue investing in and growing the center. Cognosante selected Phoenix as its newest location because of the abundance of professional, technical, and educational resources the city offers, all vital to the company’s commitment to providing outstanding value to its customers.

Cognosante CEO Michele Kang to Present at the 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante today announced that CEO Michele Kang will present at the 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. PT (12:30 p.m. ET) in San Francisco.

Cognosante Promotes Davis Foster to President of Health Data and Communications

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Cognosante today announced the promotion of Davis Foster to President of its Health Data and Communications (HDC) Business Unit, where she will continue guiding the company’s work with government healthcare agencies.

Spaulding Decon Announces the Grand Opening of Franchise in Austin, Texas

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Spaulding Decon, a nationally established leader in crime-scene cleanup, hoarding cleanup and meth-lab decontamination, today announced the grand opening of its franchise location in Austin, Texas. The company will provide decontamination services to businesses and private residents statewide. Franchisee James Lynch began official operations on April 29 and will host a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on May 5 at 4 p.m. at the Round Rock Chamber, 212 East Main Street, Round Rock, Texas, 78664.

Spaulding Decon Announces the Grand Opening of Wichita Franchise

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Spaulding Decon, a nationally established leader in crime-scene cleanup, hoarding cleanup and meth-lab decontamination, today announced the grand opening of its first franchise, located in Wichita, Kan. The company will provide decontamination services to residents of Kansas and neighboring states, including Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Franchisee and Kansas native Justin Kufahl will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the announcement on April 15 at 11 a.m. at the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, 350 West Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kan., 67202.

Wolters Kluwer to Present on the Financial Benefit of Improved Sepsis Outcomes at Becker’s CIO/HIT + Revenue Cycle Conference

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, will discuss how one hospital has saved millions in care costs through the improved early detection and treatment of sepsis at the upcoming Becker’s Hospital Review CIO/HIT + Revenue Cycle Conference. During “The ROI of Technology-Enabled Sepsis Mitigation,” Sean Benson, Vice President and General Manager of POC Advisor for Wolters Kluwer Clinical Software Solutions, will explore how Alabama’s Huntsville Hospital utilized real-time clinical surveillance and data analytics from POC Advisor™ to reduce sepsis mortality by 53%, as documented in the June 2016 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA).

JAMIA Study: Wolters Kluwer Surveillance System Reduces Sepsis Deaths

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 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 The Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) has published a study by researchers Sharad Manaktala, MD, PhD, et al. detailing a significant reduction in sepsis mortality using automated surveillance and real-time analysis. The study examines how clinicians at Alabama’s Huntsville Hospital decreased sepsis-related deaths by 53% during a 10-month period using a combination of clinical change management and electronic alerting from POC Advisor™, a highly-accurate clinical decision support (CDS) software. The system’s alerts detect sepsis early and guide clinicians to deliver the appropriate treatment, resulting in a breakthrough in alert accuracy, reaching 95% sensitivity and 82% specificity during the study period.

HealthCare Information, LLC (HCI) Partners with VUCA Health to Include On-Demand Prescription-Specific Videos in Educational Platform Technology

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

VUCA Health announced today that it has partnered with HealthCare Information, LLC (HCI in Cincinnati, Ohio), a provider of inspired technology to optimize the patient bedside experience, to deliver its MedsOnCue video content to hospitals and health systems across the country.