Press Releases

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.

Medi-Span Offers Holistic Approach to Combating Alert Fatigue

Indianapolis, IN —February 21, 2013 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it has developed a multi-faceted approach to addressing alert fatigue through its Medi-Span® clinical decision support solutions. Medi-Span combines its functionality for alert customization and regular clinical content updates with 35 years of on-site clinical consulting experience to create a holistic solution to the significant challenge of clinicians bypassing alerts.

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