Methodist Health System Selects ProVation Medical Software for Documentation and Coding

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - (April 30, 2013) - Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Methodist Health System has selected its ProVation® Medical software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.

Headquartered in Omaha, Neb., Methodist Health System is the oldest health system in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa and includes Methodist Hospital, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Methodist Women's Hospital, 21 physician clinics and three urgent care centers. Ranked second in Nebraska in U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings, Methodist Health System was named a high performer in the specialties of cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, urology, and ear, nose and throat. Methodist Hospital and Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital also received Top Performer Awards from Professional Research Consultants for in- and out-patient care, respectively.

"Methodist Health System is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare to the communities it serves, as evidenced by its many awards and achievements," said Mike Haldane, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. "We are pleased that ProVation MD for GI was chosen to further this mission by providing streamlined documentation and coding for GI."

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