Memorial Hospital Selects ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 28, 2013) - Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Memorial Hospital 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 Gulfport, MS, the 303-bed Memorial Hospital is a multi-specialty medical complex, supporting a comprehensive range of health and wellness services. Part of Memorial Health System, which offers several of the region's most comprehensive clinical programs, Memorial Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of the National Association of Public Hospitals, VHA and the American Hospital Association.

"Memorial Hospital is continuously expanding its facilities and adding new staff and equipment to keep pace with evolving technology and a rapidly growing community," said Mike Haldane, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. "We are pleased that ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, was chosen to further its mission by providing evidence-based order sets at the point of care."

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Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health's customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.

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