Press Releases

Wolters Kluwer Offers ICD-10 Services from Health Language to Speed Preparations, Readiness for October 2015 Deadline

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, April 17, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its ICD-10 Readiness Package is available to payers and providers to meet the fast approaching October 2015 deadline. Offered through its Health Language® family of products, the Readiness Package is designed to mitigate financial risk, remediate clinical and IT systems, and ensure systems are performing optimally post go-live across the customer’s enterprise.

Wolters Kluwer, Huntsville Hospital to Present Results of Pilot Study on Reduction of Sepsis Mortality and Morbidity at HIMSS15

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, April 09, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that the preliminary findings of its joint study with Huntsville Hospital in Alabama to reduce the morbidity and mortality of sepsis will be presented during HIMSS15 in Chicago. The presentation, “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Combating Sepsis,” will take place on April 14 from 4-5 p.m. in room W192. Stephen Claypool, MD, of Wolters Kluwer (Booth #8103) and Joycelyn Craighead of Huntsville Hospital will discuss how using POC Advisor™ reduced sepsis-related mortality by 53 percent and 30-day readmissions by 30 percent

Wolters Kluwer Congratulates Customers of ProVation Order Sets for Earning HIMSS Stage 7 Awards

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, April 08, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that four health systems utilizing ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, have achieved Stage 7 of the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM) and EMR Ambulatory Adoption Model (A-EMRAM). Through these designations, MetroHealth System, Winona Health, Sparrow Health System and Mercy Health, have stepped out as industry leaders in the national health IT movement.

Wolters Kluwer Releases New Quality Alignment Manager Inside ProVation Order Sets to Streamline Regulatory Compliance with National Quality Initiatives

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the release of Quality Alignment Manager, a comprehensive resource that assists healthcare organizations with compliance and adherence to evolving regulatory guidelines for performance. An enhancement to ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, the new feature will flag order sets that are not aligned with quality measures and trigger alerts regarding needed edits or additions.

Spaulding Decon, Leader in Decontamination Services, to Begin Franchising Nationwide

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

Tampa, Fla.—(Mar. 17, 2015)—Spaulding Decon, an established leader in the crime scene cleanup, hoarding cleanup and meth lab decontamination, announced it has begun offering franchises in 31 states throughout the U.S. With this expansion, Spaulding Decon becomes the only national franchise to offer comprehensive services in all three fields.

Remote Monitoring Leader Healthsense Announces Partnership with Arcadia Home Care & Staffing

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, March 12, 2015.

Minneapolis, Minn. & Detroit, Mich. – March 12, 2015 – Healthsense, Inc., the fastest growing provider of aging services technology, announced today its partnership with Arcadia Home Care & Staffing, a national provider of home care and staffing services with locations in 12 states.

Wolters Kluwer Launches Web-Based Compendium of Clinical Resources for Achieving Optimal Patient Outcomes

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the launch of Clinical OneSource™, a customer portal designed to provide the clinical community as well as Sentri7® and Simplify 797® customers with clinical guidance for achieving optimal patient outcomes. Specifically, the portal offers best practice resources for developing comprehensive antimicrobial stewardship (AMS), infection prevention and safe compounding activities in hospitals and health systems, all focal points of national regulatory initiatives to elevate patient care and lower costs.

MedHOK to Streamline Clinical and Compliance Program Management for Tufts Health Plan

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, March 03, 2015.

TAMPA, Fla. – March 3, 2015 – MedHOK announced today that Tufts Health Plan, ranked the number one health insurance plan in the country*, will leverage the cloud-based MedHOK platform to streamline management of its Health Care Services functions. This will allow the health plan to enhance its clinical programs, better share information and ensure compliance in a rapidly evolving regulatory environment.

Healthsense Appoints Katie Christopherson Chief Customer Operations Officer

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

Minneapolis, Minn. – February 25, 2015 – Healthsense, Inc., the fastest growing provider of technology-enabled care solutions for the senior care continuum, announced today that Katie Christopherson has joined the company as Chief Customer Operations Officer.

New Pharmacist’s Letter Program Delivers Pharmacy Video Guidance to Enhance Patient Medication Understanding and Adherence

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Therapeutic Research Center (TRC) and Pharmacist’s Letter introduce MedsOnCue, an on-demand patient education video program designed to drive medication adherence and safety while enhancing retail pharmacy loyalty and efficiency. The program is offered through a reseller agreement with VUCA Health.

ProVation Order Sets Earns 2014 KLAS Category Leader Award for Clinical Decision Support-Order Sets Software

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, January 30, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, received the KLAS Category Leader award in the Clinical Decision Support-Order Sets segment of the 2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. This recognition comes on the heels of ProVation Order Sets being ranked by KLAS Research as having the best overall performance among order set solutions in its report, “CDS Order Sets and Care Plans 2014: Choosing the Best Option.”

Wolters Kluwer Health Publishes Guide for Achieving Compliance with USP Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Compounding

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the release of a complementary guide designed to help healthcare organizations stay compliant with U.S. Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations (USP 797). A Step-by-Step Guide to a USP 797 Compliant Pharmacy details the core practice and quality steps needed to optimize patient safety during compounding sterile preparations (CSPs) in healthcare organizations.

Clinicians Worldwide Confirm Impact of UpToDate on Quality of Care in 2014

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, January 15, 2015.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that clinicians worldwide accessed more than 314 million clinical topics in UpToDate® in 2014, and that 94% of UpToDate users report the acclaimed clinical decision support resource improves the quality of care they provide to patients.

New Study Finds that Remote Monitoring Reduces Long-Term Care Days, ER Visits and Hospital Admissions

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 06, 2015.

Remote monitoring is playing an increasingly important role in helping the elderly and chronically ill live safely and independently in their homes, but the tools also significantly reduce health care costs, according to a new study from Fallon Health®, a nationally recognized innovative health insurer and care provider, and Healthsense®, the fastest growing provider of technology-enabled care solutions.

ProVation Care Plans to Help Mercy Health Enhance Care Quality and Patient Outcomes

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 29, 2014.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Mercy Health will implement ProVation® Care Plans, powered by Lippincott Solutions, for evidence-based interdisciplinary care plan content and content management