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HealthOctober 01, 2020

Business Insider report lists Wolters Kluwer among healthcare artificial intelligence leaders targeting physician burnout

A new digital health research report from Business Insider Intelligence investigates physician burnout, which has increased dramatically in 2020, fueled by the stress of caring for patients with coronavirus..

According to the report, “AI in Healthcare Administration,” the issue of fatigue impacted 40% of U.S. physicians before COVID-19 and costs U.S. healthcare organizations $4.6 billion per year. As providers look for ways to reduce burnout and cut related costs, many are turning to leaders in healthcare AI technology like Wolters Kluwer, Health, which has widespread experience in anticipating and supporting clinicians’ needs and workflows to speed clinical decision making and ease administrative loads

This report identified several startups and big tech companies developing AI-based healthcare administration solutions with machine learning and natural language processing that are starting to take hold. These advances in clinical workflow automation and clinical documentation are helping clinicians spend more time caring for patients.

Wolters Kluwer: What’s Next

In the forward-looking “What’s Next” segment of the report, Wolters Kluwer is cited as a key resource being leveraged to improve speed in Nuance® Communications clinical voice command solutions. The report found, Wolters Kluwer’s clinical decision support resource UpToDate® expedites “clinicians’ access to evidence-based medical information via advanced voice search capabilities. The new efficiencies afforded by the platform's improved information search function are able to generate significant time savings for physicians while improving the quality of their care.”

“We are driven to innovate with AI, helping health organizations tackle health data challenges and supporting clinicians’ care for their patients,” commented Jean-Claude Saghbini, Chief Technology Officer, Wolters Kluwer, Health. “The Business Insider report affirms our commitment to developing partnerships with other healthcare technology leaders to boost the roles of AI and voice in making a meaningful impact on healthcare.”

Leadership in AI in Healthcare

Wolters Kluwer is coupling the expansive knowledge of its trusted clinical experts with impactful AI solutions that target complex problems in healthcare. A recent Frost & Sullivan Radar report, “Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare IT, Global, 2020” also ranked Wolters Kluwer as a top 20 AI innovation leader in healthcare IT. The upper-right quadrant position of Wolters Kluwer, adjacent to well-recognized tech giants, underscores its superior deep learning and NLP capabilities.

Indicators of this AI innovation in Health solutions include:

Globalizing drug data: AI is being developed to dramatically accelerate and automate the mapping of highly variable drug data from countries around the world to Medi-Span’s trusted data to reduce medication errors, adverse drug events and unnecessary alerts.

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About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

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