MetroHealth Selects ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 12, 2013) - Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that MetroHealth has selected its ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, software as its evidence-based order set solution.

ProVation Order Sets 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. ProVation Order Sets is built upon ProVation Medical's award-winning, clinician-designed technology platform. A key benefit is 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 Cleveland, MetroHealth System is a comprehensive academic healthcare system and one of the largest healthcare providers in Northeast Ohio. It has 17 locations including its flagship campus, MetroHealth Medical Center, and has been a major affiliate of Case Western Reserve University since 1914. MetroHealth has a nationally renowned Level I trauma and burn center, an acclaimed critical-care transport program and is in the top 4% of hospitals in the U.S. to achieve Magnet® recognition for a second time.

"MetroHealth is committed to responding to the community's needs, improving the region's health status and controlling healthcare costs," said Mike Haldane, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. "We are pleased it has selected ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, to help achieve these goals by providing evidence-based order sets at the point of care."

About ProVation Medical

ProVation® Medical provides procedure documentation and clinical decision support solutions for hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. ProVation MD and ProVation MultiCaregiver reduce transcription, paper storage and image printing costs and deliver a high Return on Investment (ROI). ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, put evidence-based healthcare into practice by establishing and maintaining standards of care.

ProVation® Medical is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).