The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, is showcasing its suite of point of care solutions in booth #1543 at the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, taking place Feb. 19-23 in Orlando, Fla. Visitors to the Wolters Kluwer exhibit can learn how to overcome interoperability barriers to deliver the actionable, evidence-based knowledge clinicians need to improve care outcomes in today’s value-based healthcare environment.
“HIMSS provides the perfect backdrop to display the technologies that unlock the power of information to drive delivery of cost-effective, high-quality care,” said Diana Nole, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health. “Our suite of solutions addresses some of provider and payer organizations’ highest priorities, including identifying and resolving variability in patient care and unnecessary expenditures, and enabling evaluation of clinical practices and quality across the enterprise—all of which lead to improved clinical decisions for higher quality care and enhanced patient outcomes.”
Wolters Kluwer will feature four distinct solution areas spanning the care continuum, including:
- Point of Care: Delivering trusted point of care, evidence-based clinical content services that empower clinicians to make better care decisions for significantly improved patient outcomes which, in turn, enhance the patient experience and reduce costs associated with preventable medical errors. The point of care solutions suite includes UpToDate®, Lexicomp®, Medi-Span®, Sentri7®, ProVation Order Sets, ProVation® MD, POC Advisor™, Lippincott Procedures and Lippincott Advisor.
- Patient Engagement: Empowering patients to take a proactive role in their healthcare journey, Wolters Kluwer’s patient engagement tools—UpToDate Patient Education, Clinical Drug Information Patient Education and Emmi Solutions—increase patient adherence and satisfaction, resulting in better patient outcomes and improved business performance.
- Learning and Research: Helping organizations by supporting evidence-based practice at the bedside, standardizing care, reducing cost, saving time, and streamlining workflows, Wolters Kluwer’s learning and research tools also provide customized clinical, research, and educational solutions to help individuals and organizations transform information into knowledge. Tools include Learner's Digest, Lippincott CoursePoint and Lippincott CoursePoint+, Lippincott Professional Development, UpToDate Podcasts and Ovid.
- Terminology Management: Driving end-to-end terminology management and improved system integration, interoperability, data analysis and reporting, the Health Language® Enterprise Terminology Management Platform improves clinical documentation and enhances provider and patient communications.
Said Nole, “For clinicians, our solutions deliver authoritative knowledge and practical insights where it is needed in order to improve care decisions, optimize workflows, and eliminate preventable errors. For healthcare organizations, they maximize the advantages associated with digital information, including improved patient and population health management.”