Gulf Coast Medical Center Selects ProVation Medical Software for Gastroenterology Procedure Documentation and Coding

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Gulf Coast Medical Center has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.

ProVation MD, available for the full range of ASC specialties, replaces dictation and transcription and allows physicians to efficiently document procedures at the point of care. ProVation software produces complete, coding-ready and image-enhanced procedure notes that result in greater efficiency, increased profitability and clinician satisfaction.

Located in Panama City, Fla., Gulf Coast Medical Center is a 176-bed regional referral center that is home to the region’s only Level II neonatal intensive care unit. The facility’s more than 300 physicians represent more than 30 specialties and subspecialties, including cardiology, orthopedics, emergency medicine, pediatrics, gastroenterology, plastic surgery and neurosurgery. Gulf Coast Medical is Joint Commission certified and nationally ranked for quality and patient safety.

“Gulf Coast Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest levels of care to the communities it serves, as evidence by its numerous rankings, awards and recognitions,” said Arvind Subramanian, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions division. “We are pleased that they have selected ProVation MD for GI to further this mission and provide streamlined GI procedure documentation and coding in its nationally ranked gastrointestinal center.”

About ProVation Medical

ProVation® Medical is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, 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.


Wolters Kluwer Health
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Laura Gilbert, 612-313-1506
Sr. Director, Marketing Communications
Clinical Solutions Division
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