Athens Regional Medical Center to Implement ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Athens Regional Medical Center has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, to automate order set creation, deployment and maintenance.

Located in Athens, Ga., the 315-bed Athens Regional Medical Center is the cornerstone of Athens Regional Health Services, one of Northeast Georgia’s largest healthcare systems. It serves as the system’s acute care facility and regional referral center to the 17 surrounding counties, providing services ranging from maternal/child care, imaging and surgical to an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer approved oncology department and nationally recognized cardiovascular program.

ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, is an easily customizable order set authoring and management solution that provides flexible integration into clinical processes to streamline the delivery of standardized care for improved patient safety, outcomes, clinician performance and regulatory compliance. Built upon ProVation Medical’s award-winning, clinician-designed technology platform, ProVation Order Sets offer automatic linking to the superior clinical decision support content of UpToDate, the resource of choice for more than 360,000 clinicians.

UpToDate covers more than 8,300 topics in 16 medical specialties and includes more than 97,000 pages of text and graphics, as well as links to Medline abstracts, more than 385,000 references and a drug database. Content is continuously reviewed and updated by physician editors and authors.

In addition to integrated links to UpToDate and other trusted sources of medical evidence, ProVation Order Sets offer the flexibility to link additional clinical resources based upon client needs and preferences. Further, to help facilities achieve the highest possible degree of automation, ProVation Order Sets feature vendor-neutral mapping and export capabilities that allow for flexible integration into any facility or vendor EMR or CPOE system.

“Athens Regional Health Services is a progressive healthcare system committed to excellence and dedicated to improving the health, wellness and quality of life in the communities it serves,” said Arvind Subramanian, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. “We are pleased that ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, was chosen to support its mission of excellence and enhance the quality of care provided at Athens Regional Medical Center.”

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health (Philadelphia, PA) is a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons®; and electronic information providers, such as Ovid®, UpToDate®, Medi-Span® and ProVation® Medical.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals with annual revenues (2009) of €3.4 billion ($4.8 billion), approximately 19,300 employees worldwide and operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Visit our website, YouTube or follow @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter for more information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.



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