Fisher-Titus Medical Center Selects ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 24, 2012) - Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Fisher-Titus Medical Center has selected its ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, software as its electronic order set solution.

A central component of a healthcare organization's care quality and core measures improvement strategy, ProVation Order Sets is an easily customizable order set authoring and management solution. It integrates seamlessly into clinical processes to streamline delivery of standardized care for improved patient safety, outcomes, clinician performance and regulatory compliance. Built upon the award-winning clinician-designed ProVation platform, ProVation Order Sets also provides continuous updating of clinical content and medical evidence, including direct links to UpToDate, the resource of choice for more than 700,000 users worldwide.

Located in Norwalk, Ohio, Fisher-Titus Medical Center is a non-profit community hospital providing comprehensive state-of-the-art healthcare services to the residents of Norwalk, Huron County and the surrounding communities. It features a fully Accredited Chest Pain Center and has Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). Named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare for three consecutive years, Fisher-Titus also became one of the first all-digital Cerner "smart" hospitals in the nation in 2010 after implementing a fully integrated electronic health record (EHR) system and interactive technology in "smart" patient rooms.

"Fisher-Titus Medical Center is committed to offering patients the most advanced technology and medical treatment possible, as evidenced by its early adoption of EHR technologies," said Mike Haldane, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. "We are pleased ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, was chosen to further commitment by providing clinicians with evidence-based order sets at the point of care."

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