St. Joseph Medical Center Selects ProVation Medical Software for Procedure Documentation and Coding
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 25, 2011) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that St. Joseph Medical Center has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.
ProVation MD replaces dictation and transcription and allows physicians to efficiently document procedures at the point of care. Available for a full range of medical specialties, ProVation software streamlines the coding and billing process and enhances compliance by producing complete, coding-ready and image-enhanced procedure notes. The end result is greater efficiency, increased profitability and heightened clinician satisfaction.
Located in Towson, Md., the 300-bed St. Joseph Medical Center is an acute care regional medical center. With more than 1,100 physicians and approximately 2,300 nurses, allied healthcare professionals and others on staff, St. Joseph’s is the 25th largest employer and 7th busiest hospital in the Baltimore area.
“St. Joseph Medical Center embraces its mission of providing compassionate care with integrity and excellence,” said Arvind Subramanian, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions division. “We are pleased that it has chosen ProVation MD for GI to further that mission while benefiting from the ability to streamline documentation and coding and reduce costs.”
About ProVation Medical
ProVation® Medical is part of Wolters Kluwer Health (Philadelphia, PA), a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools, journals, and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; and electronic information providers, such as Ovid®, UpToDate®, Medi-Span®, Facts & Comparisons® and ProVation® Medical.
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