Legacy Health to Deploy ProVation® Medical Software for Documentation and Coding in Five Hospitals

<0> Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical SolutionsLori Brokaw-Brown, 317-705-7618Senior Marketing Communications Specialist </0>

Located in Portland, OR, is a not-for-profit health system providing an integrated network of services, including acute and critical care, inpatient and outpatient treatment, community health education, hospice and specialty services. It includes five full-service hospitals — Emanuel Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Meridian Park Medical Center, Mount Hood Medical Center, Salmon Creek Medical Center — as well as Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel and specialty and primary care clinics in the Portland and Vancouver, WA metropolitan region. All five hospitals are Joint Commission-accredited and Good Samaritan has been awarded the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) MAP Award for revenue cycle performance.

“Legacy Health is dedicated to achieving the highest level of clinical and administrative excellence, as evidenced by their impressive array of accreditations and recognitions,” said Mike Haldane, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. “We are pleased that ProVation MD for GI has been selected to further that mission and provide streamlined documentation and coding within the GI labs at Legacy’s full-service hospitals.”

ProVation Medical provides procedure documentation and clinical decision support solutions for hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. ProVation MD, ProVation MultiCaregiver and ProVation EHR software reduce transcription, paper storage and image printing costs and deliver a high Return on Investment (ROI). ProVation Order Sets, , puts evidence-based healthcare into practice by establishing and maintaining standards of care.

is part of , a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of , a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).

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