Parkland Memorial Hospital Selects ProVation Medical Software for Gastroenterology Procedure Documentation and Coding

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —March 10, 2011— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Parkland Memorial Hospital 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 Dallas, Texas, Parkland Memorial Hospital boasts 10 centers of excellence staffed by highly skilled health professionals utilizing state-of-the-art tools and equipment to treat trauma, burns, spinal cord injuries, cancer, endocrinology, women and infants, epilepsy, gastroenterology, cardiology and orthopedics. Parkland also serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. It has received the Quality Improvement Achievement Award from the TMF Health Quality Institute, was named one of the Top 100 Hospitals to Work For by Nursing Professionals magazine in 2009 and has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 16 consecutive years.

“With numerous centers of excellence, awards and recognitions, Parkland Memorial Hospital is clearly a hospital dedicated to providing the highest quality care to Dallas and the surrounding communities,” said Arvind Subramanian, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. “We are pleased it has selected ProVation MD for GI to further this mission and provide streamlined documentation and coding in its state-of-the-art GI lab.”

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.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals with annual revenues (2009) of €3.4 billion ($4.8 billion), approximately 19,300 employees worldwide and operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.

   

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