Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Health Helps Pharmacies Address Consumer Information Needs with Facts & Comparisons® Patient Facts Online

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, September 01, 2010.

Featured in Booth #1529 at the 2010 NACDS Pharmacy & Technology Conference, Facts & Comparisons Patient Facts Online delivers authoritative, comprehensive drug information to consumers via pharmacy websites.

St. Mary’s Medical Center to Deploy ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, August 30, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Aug. 30, 2010 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that St. Mary’s Medical Center has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as the organization’s electronic order set solution.

Wolters Kluwer Health Helps Pharmacies Address Consumer Information Needs with Facts & Comparisons® Patient Facts Online

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, August 30, 2010.

Featured in Booth #1529 at the 2010 NACDS Pharmacy & Technology Conference, Facts & Comparisons Patient Facts Online delivers authoritative, comprehensive drug information to consumers via pharmacy websites

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — In response to growing consumer demand for easy and convenient access to comprehensive, user-friendly drug information, Wolters Kluwer Health offers retail pharmacies Facts & Comparisons® Patient Facts Online. The innovative web service integrates easily with any pharmacy website for on-demand delivery of consumer-appropriate, authoritative drug information based upon the company’s flagship drug information product, Facts & Comparisons eAnswers.

Phelps County Regional Medical Center Selects ProVation Medical Software for Gastroenterology Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, August 25, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN –Aug 25, 2010– Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Phelps County Regional Medical Center has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.

Wolters Kluwer Health Congratulates Recipients of the 2010 Facts & Comparisons® Award of Excellence in Clinical Communications

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, August 16, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN –Aug. 16, 2010 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of informationfor healthcare professionals and students, has announced the recipients of its2010 Facts & Comparisons Award of Excellence in Clinical Communications. Theawards were given to more than 80 graduating students of leading pharmacyschools that include the University ofNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Minnesotaand Ohio State University,all ranked among the top five pharmacy schools and colleges by U.S. News and World Report.

MedCo Data Unveils Dermesse™ Online Shopping Cart to Enhance Dermatology, Plastic Surgery and Med-Spa Practice Revenues and Patient Relations

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, August 11, 2010.

TAMPA, Fla. – MedCo Data, a leading provider of technology and informatics expertise for physician practices, unveiled the Dermesse™ Online Shopping Cart at the American Academy of Dermatology Summer Academy Meeting. The Online Shopping Cart is an innovative shopping service designed to enable dermatology practices, as well as medical professionals specializing in aesthetic and cosmetic procedures, to enhance revenues through secure online sales of the Dermesse line of quality skin care products.

Wolters Kluwer Health Unveils Market-Leading Enhancements to Facts & Comparisons® eAnswers

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, July 30, 2010.

Comparative EfficacyContent, Unlimited Number of Parenteral Drugs per Compatibility Check amongEnhancements Featured in Booth 405 at Florida Society of Health-SystemPharmacists

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — July 30, 2010 — Theaddition of comparative efficacy content and the ability to include anunlimited number of parenteral drugs in each compatibility check are two of themarket-leading enhancements to Facts& Comparisons® eAnswers unveiled by Wolters Kluwer Health today at theFlorida Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FSHP) Annual Meeting.

HealthPlan Services Partners with Freelancers Union to Provide Business Process Services to Independent Workers

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, July 26, 2010.

Partnership Enhances the Recent Launch of Freelancers Insurance Company

TAMPA, Fla. – July 26, 2010 – HealthPlan Services (HPS), a leading provider of outsourcing solutions to insurers in the individual, small business, association and union trust markets, announced today that it has entered an agreement to provide comprehensive business process services to Freelancers Union, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of America’s independent workforce though advocacy, information and service.

Kodak and MedCo Data Launch Patient Chart Scanning Solution to Help Physicians Adopt Electronic Medical Record Systems

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, July 12, 2010.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 12—A new solution from Kodak and MedCo Data will help physician groups and other ambulatory practices automate conversion of paper-based patient charts to digital files for secure storage and seamless export into electronic medical record (EMR) or electronic health record (EHR) systems. Unveiled in late June at the TechData Technology Solutions Tour, the Patient Chart Scanning Solution uses KODAK Capture Pro Software and KODAK Scanners to capture data from patient charts and transfer it automatically into the HIPAA-compliant MedCo Data Vault, where it can be stored and retrieved as needed.

HealthPlan Holdings, Inc. Acquires GEMGroup

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, July 07, 2010.

Acquisition Enhances Outsourcing Provider’s Services to Taft-Hartley Benefit Plans for Unionized Workers

TAMPA, Fla. – July 7, 2010 – HealthPlan Holdings, Inc. (HealthPlan), a leading provider of outsourcing solutions to insurers in the individual, small business and union trust markets, announced today that it has acquired GEMGroup. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, GEMGroup specializes in accounting, pension and 401(k) administration software and services to self-funded and Taft-Hartley employee benefit plans for unionized workers.

NIH Awards Grant to Advance Testing of Heat Biologics’ Immunotherapy Vaccine to Treat HIV

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, July 06, 2010.

MIAMI – (July 6, 2010) – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine a $1.5 million grant to advance preclinical trials testing the prophylactic and therapeutic efficacy of Heat Biologics’ anti-viral vaccine to treat HIV. The grant enables Heat to expand what is already the largest preclinical trial of its kind ever funded by the NIH.

Saint Francis Health System Selects ProVation Medical Software for Cardiology Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, June 23, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – June 23, 2010– Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Saint Francis Health System has selected its ProVation® MD software for comprehensive cardiology procedure documentation and coding at Saint Francis Hospital.

 

Advancing Physician Adoption, Leveraging Clinical Informatics and HIT to Achieve Compliance Identified as Top Priorities

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, June 14, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN –June 14, 2010 – Physician adoption and leveraging healthcare IT (HIT) to comply with changing regulatory and accreditation mandates were among the top priorities identified by the clinicians and healthcare executives who gathered in Chicago for the Wolters Kluwer Health Client Advisory Board.

Sibley Memorial Hospital to Implement ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, June 09, 2010.

Hospital will deploy latest version featuring innovative One Click Updates to streamline maintenance of evidence-based order sets

MINNEAPOLIS, MN –June 9, 2010 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Sibley Memorial Hospital has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as its electronic order set solution. The hospital will implement the latest version of the software, which includes the unique One Click Updates tool, enabling easy and automatic updating to keep order sets current with the latest medical evidence.

Endoscopy Center of North Baltimore Selects ProVation Medical Software for Procedure Documentation and Coding, Patient Charting

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, June 08, 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – June 8, 2010– Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that the Endoscopy Center of North Baltimore has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding, and its ProVation® EHR electronic health record and patient charting solution.