Press Releases

Lexicomp Drug Information Trusted in Top U.S. Hospitals

Hudson, OH — (September 10, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that the comprehensive drug information and clinical content offered by Lexicomp is used in 90% of the hospitals achieving Honor Roll status as ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2013-2014 and Best Children's Hospitals 2013-2014.

Lexicomp Online for Dentistry Featuring VisualDx Oral Recognized as "Best of Class" by the Pride Institute

HUDSON, OH — August 6, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Lexicomp® Online™ for Dentistry featuring VisualDx® Oral was recently awarded the "Best of Class" award for dental technology products by the Pride Institute. Each product honored with this recognition features unique characteristics that differentiate it from the competition in a compelling way and, more importantly, creates value for the general dentist.

Medi-Span Releases Controlled Substances File to Help U.S. Customers Meet Compliance Requirements at Federal, State, and Territory Level

Indianapolis, IN — May 31, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health , a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its embedded drug data solution, Medi-Span®, is releasing a Controlled Substances File™ to help healthcare organizations meet mandatory U.S. compliance requirements and to support quality assurance programs. The file data assists pharmacies, payers, EMR/CPOE vendors, and hospitals in adhering to prescribing, dispensing, and reporting requirements by identifying controlled substances schedules at the federal, state, and U.S.

Wolters Kluwer Health Honors Pharmacy Students with 2013 Award of Excellence in Clinical Communication

HUDSON, OH—May 3, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today its ongoing support for the academic community through the 2013 Award of Excellence in Clinical Communication, an annual honor for exceptional pharmacy students. Recognizing the ever-growing importance of strong communication skills in clinicians, Wolters Kluwer Health is currently accepting nominations from pharmacy schools of high-achieving 2013 graduates with outstanding aptitude in written and verbal communication.

ICD-10 Mapping Files from Medi-Span Continue to Help Customers Meet HHS Compliance Requirements for Diagnosis Coding by Deadline

Medi-Span Customers Have Access to Supplemental ICD-10 Mapping Files to Support Proprietary Medical Condition and Disease Codes

Indianapolis, IN —(April 24, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health , a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Medi-Span® customers still have time to add previously released files to map Medi-Span proprietary vocabularies to ICD-10, helping to meet the Department of Human and Health Services (HHS) compliance requirements by the October 2014 deadline.

Facts & Comparisons Introduces Drug Plans Module to Help Retail Pharmacies Reduce Time Spent Managing Insurance Issues

St. Louis, MO — (April 17, 2013) — Wolters Kluwer Health , a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its drug information resource, Facts &

Lexicomp Mobile Apps Now Support the BlackBerry 10 Platform

HUDSON, OH—March 1, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Lexicomp® mobile apps are now supported on the newly released BlackBerry® 10 platform, allowing for more included content, images, and customization of features.

Lexicomp and UpToDate Collaborate to Launch Integrated Patient Education for Hospitals, EMRs and Other Healthcare Applications

HUDSON, OH—March 1, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it has leveraged functionality from its Lexicomp® and UpToDate® solutions to create a comprehensive, embedded patient education offering for hospitals. The Integrated Patient Education solution allows pharmacists, physicians and nurses to easily access patient education from within applications they use most often, minimizing disruptions to daily workflow, improving efficiency and enhancing patient care.

Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces the Patient Safety Programs File for Medi-Span

New Feature Identifies Drugs Requiring Surveillance for Enhanced Patient Safety

Indianapolis, IN —February 25, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its Medi-Span® solution has been expanded to include a new Patient Safety Programs File™. The application enables health IT systems to rapidly identify drugs containing specific characteristics that require surveillance based on federal regulations.

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