St. Joseph's Hospital Health 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 St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, to automate the creation, deployment and maintenance of evidence-based order sets.

Located in Syracuse, NY, the 431-bed St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center is a comprehensive medical care institution dedicated to providing quality healthcare to the residents of 16 counties in Central New York. Joint Commission accredited, St. Joseph’s has received numerous recognitions, including a five-star rating from HealthGrades for cardiac, vascular and orthopedic services and the Consumer Choice Award. The facility also features numerous nationally recognized services of excellence, including cardiac, orthopedic, vascular nursing, family-centered obstetrics, DaVinci Robotic, wound care/hyperbaric treatment, home care and dialysis.

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.

“St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center is dedicated to providing quality healthcare, as evidenced by the numerous awards and recognitions they have received for their care,” 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 this mission and continue advancing the quality of care provided to the community it serves.”

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.

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