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ProVation® Medical Software Named Best in Clinical Procedure Documentation in "2012 Best in KLAS Awards"

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its ProVation® MD software received top ranking in the Clinical Procedure Documentation Category of the 2012 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services report. This is the sixth consecutive year that ProVation MD has received the top honor in this category from KLAS, an independent healthcare IT vendor research firm that recognizes healthcare vendors for their leadership in working with customers to ensure satisfaction.

The annual Best in KLAS Awards measures performance based on customer surveys and in-depth interviews and gauges insight into specific strengths, weaknesses and future expectations for companies and their products. This annual recognition assists medical facilities in providing an unbiased and accurate vehicle for measuring performance in the healthcare industry, allowing for further understanding of how well suppliers and products perform.

“ProVation Medical is dedicated to ensuring that our clients have the necessary tools to achieve efficiencies, maintain compliance and provide patients with quality care. Meeting customer needs and expectations is an important element for achieving that goal and for helping our clients improve the healthcare delivery process,” said Mike Haldane, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. “Receiving this recognition for the seventh time, including the last six consecutive years, is a direct reflection of the dedication and world-class service provided by our clinicians, coders and customer support.”

About ProVation Medical
ProVation® Medical provides procedure documentation and clinical decision support solutions for hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. ProVation MD and ProVation MultiCaregiver software 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).

About KLAS
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and be counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Founded in 1996, KLAS staff and advisory board average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. For more information, go to www.KLASresearch.com, email [email protected], or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.

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