Mercy Health Services 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 Mercy Health Services has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding. The software will be deployed in the Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy.

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.

“The ease and accuracy with which ProVation MD enables our physicians to document and code procedures was the key to our selection of the software,” said Kathleen Youngbar, VP and CIO, Mercy Health Services, “We were also impressed by its potential to reduce costs, improve compliance and enhance revenues, all of which will ultimately benefit our physicians and GI patients.”

Located in Baltimore, Md., Mercy Medical Center is a Catholic healthcare facility and the teaching hospital for the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Part of Mercy Health Services, Mercy has achieved national recognition for its quality patient care, state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding medical staff. It was named one of the nation’s Top 100 hospitals based on quality and performance standards and one of America’s 10 Best Women’s Centers.

“Mercy Medical Center is a facility dedicated to providing the highest standards of care to the communities it serves, as evidenced by its many national recognitions for quality and safety,” said Arvind Subramanian, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions division. “We are pleased that they have chosen ProVation MD for GI to further this mission and provide streamlined documentation workflow and compliant coding.”

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.

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