Scripps Health Selects ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Jan. 29, 2013 - Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Scripps Health has selected its ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, software as its electronic 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 600,000 users worldwide.

Located in San Diego, Calif., Scripps Health is a private, nonprofit integrated health system serving the southern coast of California from Chula Vista to Oceanside. It includes five acute-care hospital campuses, a network of 23 integrated outpatient clinics, home health services and 2,600 affiliated physicians. The combined heart programs of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital have been named among the best in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report, while 36 physicians from Scripps Health have been named as "Top Doctors." Scripps, which employs 13,000, has been named of the 100 Best Companies to Work for by Fortune magazine five years in a row.

"Scripps Health is a leader in healthcare delivery, as evidenced by its many awards and honors," said Mike Haldane, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. "We are pleased that they have selected ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, to streamline the delivery of care and provide its clinicians with 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).