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Company Overview of Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

Company Overview

Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. provides information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, and pharmacy fields. The company offers Facts & Comparisons, a drug information solution; drug reference and data solutions; Medicom that provides drug information and services; Medi-Span, an electronic drug data and clinical information solution; Medknow, a portfolio of society journals in medical, dental, pharmacy and pharmacology, alternative medicine, and science disciplines; and ProVation Order Sets Essentials, a package of order set templates to address the needs of small and critical access hospitals. It also publishes references and handbooks in various specialties in ...

Two Commerce Square

2001 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States

Founded in 1978

Phone:

215-521-8300

Fax:

215-521-8902

Key Executives for Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 60
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting
Chief Executive Officer of Clinical Solutions and President of Clinical Solutions
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Key Developments

Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces New Editions of Two Definitive Guides in Pathology

Wolters Kluwer Health introduced new editions of two definitive guides in pathology. The company announced publication of print and eBook versions of Rosen's Breast Pathology, 4(th) Edition, a guide on the topic, as well as Lewin, Weinstein and Riddell's Gastrointestinal Pathology and Its Clinical Implications, 2(nd) Edition, a world renowned two-volume set devoted to GI pathology. Popular with pathologists and pathology residents, both books are updated and on the cutting edge of new knowledge in this field. The Fourth Edition of Rosen's Breast Pathology is available on the LWW website for $389.99. Intended primarily for pathologists, the book is an indispensable reference for all surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, as well as other physicians and medical personnel who require a thorough knowledge of breast pathology to provide optimal care for their patients. The text is available as a print version together with access to a convenient companion website featuring the full text and images from the book. It is also sold separately as an interactive eBook powered by Inkling(TM). Available now on the LWW website for $359, Lewin, Weinstein and Riddell's Gastrointestinal Pathology and Its Clinical Implications, Second Edition, highlights the practical aspects the pathology of biopsies and gross specimens and the ways in which these affect the management of patients with gastrointestinal disorders. The print version is bundled with an interactive eBook powered by Inkling that includes customized navigation and a powerful, index-based search capability to provide quick results using any iOS, Android or computer. Both titles are also available on Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble NOOK. To purchase, visit the pathology section of the LWW website, Amazon.com, or contact a Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Practice sales representative.

Wolters Kluwer Health Releases Provation Order Sets Essentials for Small and Critical Access Hospitals

Wolters Kluwer Health announced the release of ProVation Order Sets Essentials, a package of 65 order set templates that address the needs of small and critical access hospitals (CAHs). Covering the most common diagnoses at small facilities, the new solution is designed to drive more efficient adoption of evidence-based order sets to help meet the evolving quality of care standards laid out by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The Joint Commission and Det Norske Veritas Healthcare. A central component of a healthcare organization's care quality and core measures improvement strategy, ProVation Order Sets Essentials improves patient outcomes and quality of care by providing evidence-based order set templates co-developed with the editors from UpToDate. Customers achieve a return on investment through lower costs of care and the efficiencies of an intelligent clinical content management system. Order set templates span the inpatient, admission, emergency department and discharge arenas and include direct links to UpToDate, the clinical decision support resource of choice for more than 850,000 users worldwide.

Holy Name Medical Center Selects Health Language to Improve Problem and Diagnosis Search

Wolters Kluwer Health announced that Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) has selected Health Language to improve problem and diagnosis searches within its electronic health record (EHR). HNMC will use the Health Language Workflow-Enhancing Search solution to support encoding its problem lists in SNOMED-CT for Stage 2 Meaningful Use and the transition to ICD-10. Health Language software, content, and consulting solutions map, translate, update and manage standard and enhanced clinical terminologies on an enterprise scale -- enabling the information liquidity required to support healthcare's toughest challenges, such as Meaningful Use, ICD-10, population health, analytics, ACOs, and semantic interoperability among systems.

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