MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, today announced that it will highlight medication safety and patient care through its Facts & Comparisons eAnswers drug reference solutions at the 45th American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting. Also exhibiting at ASHP is Pharmacy OneSource, a leading healthcare Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider that helps hospitals manage the complex challenges of patient safety, compliance and efficiency. Wolters Kluwer announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to purchase Pharmacy OneSource.
Featured in Booth #714 at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Facts & Comparisons Clinical eAnswers provides students, residents and faculty with instant access to reliable, current drug information and medication management tools. For pharmacies, it addresses the key pain points of workflow efficiency and patient safety by providing the tools and information needed to support drug dispensing activities, including patient safety screenings for Drug Utilization Review and drug reference information.
In ASHP Booth #709, Pharmacy OneSource will feature its innovative performance improvement applications, including improved functionality for Sentri7 clinical surveillance to help with infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship, a new Label Module for the Simplifi 797 cleanroom compliance system, and VeriForm – the new checklist management application already adopted by 150 hospitals since its launch in April.
“The focus of the ASHP Mid-Year Meeting is medication safety and patient care,” said Arvind Subramanian, President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. “Given the recent announcement between Wolters Kluwer and Pharmacy OneSource, the timing could not be more fitting. Together, our combined offerings will provide comprehensive clinical decision support and tools to help hospitals, academic institutions and pharmacies reach these goals.”
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 electronic information providers, such as Ovid®, UpToDate®, Medi-Span® Facts & Comparisons® 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.
About Pharmacy OneSource
Pharmacy OneSource is a leading healthcare Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider. Its innovative team provides best-in-class, SaaS solutions to current and future challenges within health systems worldwide. Its SaaS solutions contribute to swift and safe healthcare through earlier, easier and better access to data. More than 1,300 healthcare organizations worldwide utilize Pharmacy OneSource’s web-based services: Accupedia, Amplifi, MedBoard, Quantifi, ScheduleRx, Sentri7, Simplifi 797, and VeriForm.
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