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About Sean Benson

Vice President & General Manager of POC Advisor Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Software Solutions Mr. Benson co-founded ProVation Medical, now part of Wolters Kluwer Health, in 1994. He has been closely involved in most areas of the company's operations, including Research & Development, Product Management, Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Client Services. This broad exposure to the company's activities has allowed him to serve as a valuable knowledge resource for others as the organization has grown. Mr. Benson has a BA in Mathematics and Economics from St. Olaf College (1990), where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He worked as a consultant at Hewitt Associates in Lincolnshire, Illinois immediately after college.

Baton Rouge General Adds POC Advisor from Wolters Kluwer to Reduce Sepsis

November 2, 2017 – Wolters Kluwer Health today announced that Baton Rouge General will deploy POC Advisor™, leveraging its clinical surveillance and analytics to reduce sepsis mortality and morbidity rates. The clinical intelligence platform will be a central component of the “Most Wired” hospital’s overall clinical and technology strategy. “Using advanced technology is key to [...]

By | 2017/11/03 at 8:00 AM|Press Releases|

POC Advisor in the News: Mosaic Life Care Taps Wolters Kluwer POC Advisor™ to Reduce Sepsis Severity and Deaths, Enhance Quality Strategies

MINNEAPOLIS - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Wolters Kluwer Health today announced that Mosaic Life Care will leverage the real-time clinical surveillance and analytics of POC Advisor™ to improve sepsis outcomes as part of a larger quality improvement initiative. The clinical intelligence platform is considered a crucial patient safety solution for the nationally-recognized hospital and plays an integral role in advancing [...]

By | 2017/10/25 at 11:24 AM|POC Advisor News, POC Blog, Press Releases|

POC Advisor in the News: How Early Sepsis Detection Can Save Lives: A Call for Help During National Health IT Week

Sepsis is a unique condition in that its cure is already established. What's needed is a better way to detect it before it's too late. See how POC Advisor is contributing to the solution. Read more at Healthcare Informatics

By | 2017/10/05 at 12:25 PM|Industry News, POC Advisor News, POC Blog|

POC Advisor in the News: Sepsis Awareness Beyond September

As part of Sepsis Awareness Month, HIT Leaders & News interviewed Sean Benson, Vice President and General Manager of Specialized Surveillance, Wolters Kluwer Health, to learn more about sepsis’ impacts and the factors hospital administrators ought to consider when creating an effective plan of action to improve health outcomes and lower cost at the same time. [...]

By | 2017/09/27 at 12:47 PM|Industry News, POC Advisor News, Press Releases|

POC Advisor in the News: Wolters Kluwer and Vocera arm Halifax Health with rapid sepsis identification solutions for improved patient outcomes and safety

Wolters Kluwer Health and Vocera Communications, (VCRA) have teamed to arm Halifax Health with a high-powered surveillance solution to advance its battle against sepsis. Linking the real-time clinical surveillance and analytics of the POC Advisor platform with Vocera’s hands-free communications technology and mobile app accelerates the diagnosis of sepsis and the timely delivery of patient-specific [...]

By | 2017/09/27 at 12:41 PM|POC Advisor News, Press Releases|

POC Advisor in the News: Integrated Decision Support Platform Tackles Sepsis

Wolters Kluwer, Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, will integrate its POC Advisor real-time clinical surveillance and analytics platform with the Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution from Hiteks Solutions Inc, New York, for inclusion of structured and unstructured documentation to make them immediately actionable. The collaboration will make possible real-time analysis of physician notes about [...]

By | 2017/08/23 at 9:59 AM|Industry News, POC Advisor News, POC Blog|

Rush University Medical Center to Deploy POC Advisor from Wolters Kluwer as Central Component of Sepsis Reduction Initiative

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that POC Advisor™, its real-time clinical surveillance and analytics platform, will be deployed by Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) as part of the hospital’s ongoing effort to improve sepsis outcomes. POC Advisor aggregates, normalizes and analyzes [...]

By | 2017/08/04 at 8:32 AM|Press Releases|

POC Advisor in the News: Halifax Health engaged in stealth war on sepsis

A single question drives some of the decision-making in the emergency room at Halifax Health Medical Center: Does this patient have an infection? In medicine, few things are as elusive as sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition triggered when the body responds to an infection. If it’s caught early, it can be contained and treated. But [...]

By | 2017/07/18 at 8:17 AM|Industry News, POC Advisor News, POC Blog|

Wolters Kluwer Expands Analytics and Clinical Intelligence of POC Advisor with Hiteks Solutions’ Sepsis-Focused Natural Language Processing Platform

MINNEAPOLIS—June 27, 2017 – Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that POC Advisor™, its real-time clinical surveillance and analytics platform, will integrate the Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution from Hiteks Solutions, Inc. for inclusion of structured and unstructured documentation to make them [...]

By | 2017/06/27 at 7:00 PM|Press Releases|

Unpacking “Analytics in a Modern Healthcare Setting” at the Health IT Summit

The volume of patient data is growing exponentially—as are the innovative ways it can be leveraged to improve clinical and non-clinical outcomes. Those ideas will be the focus of a May 11th panel discussion at the Health IT Summit in Chicago that includes Wolters Kluwer’s own Stephen Claypool, MD, medical director of Clinical Software Solutions. [...]

By | 2017/05/09 at 6:28 PM|POC Advisor News, POC Blog|