Feb. 5, 2014 16:00 UTC

Genesis Medical Center Selects ProVation Medical Software for Cardiology Procedure Documentation and Coding

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Genesis Medical Center has selected ProVation® Medical software for cardiology procedure documentation and coding in its cardiac catheterization lab.

ProVation MD Cardiology is the only dedicated procedure documentation and coding solution that improves clinical communication and efficiency within and outside the cath lab. Backed by an extensive library of medical content and driven by an unparalleled DocuDiagram feature, the system allows cardiologists to document even the most complex procedures quickly and completely. By automatically applying the appropriate reimbursement codes and disseminating critical procedural information, ProVation MD Cardiology maximizes reimbursement, reduces costs and streamlines quality reporting while improving clinical communication and care coordination.

Located in Davenport, IA, the 502-bed Genesis Medical Center brings together the skills and efforts of more than 450 physicians, 3,100 staff members and 1,000 volunteers across two campuses and is the first hospital in the Quad Cities to achieve Magnet designation, nursing’s highest honor. It is part of Genesis Health System, which offers a full continuum of care in a 10-county, bi-state region of the Quad Cities metropolitan area and the surrounding communities of Iowa and Illinois. The 710-bed Genesis Health System has earned recognition as one of the nation’s top 100 Health Systems.

“Consistently recognized for providing outstanding quality care by organizations like The Joint Commission, JD Power & Associates, U.S. News and World Report, the American Heart Association, the American Hospital Association and many others, Genesis Health System and Genesis Medical Center are perfect examples of big things that come in small packages,” said Mike Haldane, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Documentation, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. “We are pleased that ProVation MD has been selected to streamline cardiology documentation and coding at Genesis Medical Center.”

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health's customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.

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Contacts

Wolters Kluwer Health | ProVation Medical
Terry Boevers, 612-723-1718
Senior Marketing Communications Specialist
terry.boevers@wolterskluewer.com


Source: Wolters Kluwer Health