Huntington Hospital to Deploy ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Integration of electronic order set solution into CPOE will provide clinicians with point-of-care access to intuitive clinical decision support

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Huntington Hospital has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, to automate the creation, deployment and maintenance of evidence-based order sets. The electronic order set solution will be integrated into Huntington’s CPOE system, providing clinicians with point-of-care access to intuitive clinical decision support to advance the practice of evidence-based medicine.

Located in Pasadena, Calif., the 636-bed not-for-profit Huntington Hospital is home to the only trauma center and neonatal intensive care unit in San Gabriel Valley. Renowned for programs in cancer care, neurosciences and cardiovascular services, Huntington is also an active teaching hospital with a Graduate Medical Education program with tracks in internal medicine and general surgery. Joint Commission accredited, Huntington has received numerous recognitions for its quality of care, including the Volunteer Hospital Association High Reliability Team Award, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Superlative Standard of Excellence and the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award.

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.

“Huntington Hospital is an organization dedicated to delivering excellent health care to the communities it serves, as evidenced by it numerous recognitions and accreditations,” said Arvind Subramanian, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. “We are pleased that they have chosen ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support to further their mission through enhanced patient care and streamlined clinician workflow.”

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.


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