Lexicomp Drug Information Trusted in Top U.S. Hospitals

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HUDSON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that the comprehensive drug information and clinical content offered by Lexicomp is used in 90% of the hospitals achieving Honor Roll status as ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2013-2014 and Best Children’s Hospitals 2013-2014.

Lexicomp content has been used in hospitals and health systems for more than 30 years, and is found in more than 2,000 hospitals worldwide. The concise and in-depth content provided by Lexicomp helps pharmacists, physicians, nurses and students improve patient outcomes and to treat and diagnose patients at the point of care. Available online, on the latest smartphones and tablets, and integrated within HIS systems, Lexicomp drug reference and data content helps clinicians across a variety of practice settings to:

  • Enhance patient safety
  • Reduce the risk of medication errors and adverse drug events
  • Increase efficiency and boost productivity

“Now, more than ever, hospitals must arm their clinicians with the most up-to-date drug and clinical information at the point of care to ensure optimum care delivery.” stated David Del Toro, Vice President & General Manager, Clinical Drug Information, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. “We are honored to have earned the trust of top-ranking U.S. hospitals and believe it is a testament to the commitment and expertise of our clinical team to make Lexicomp an industry-respected leader in the clinical content and decision support space.”

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®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.6 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle: @WKHealth.

Contact:
Wolters Kluwer Health|Clinical Solutions
Meagan McCord, Product Communications Manager, 330-650-6506
meagan.mccord@wolterskluwer.com

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