Press Releases

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.

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.