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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 preserving and restoring health,” said Bennett Cheramie, Vice President of Information Technology at Baton Rouge General. “By making our front-line team members aware of patients with sepsis, POC Advisor will help us treat sepsis in its earliest stages.” POC Advisor delivers accurate, real-time sepsis alerts and advice to clinicians at the point of care. The platform aggregates and normalizes patient data from disparate clinical systems and automatically analyzes the information using hundreds of rules that [...]

By | 2017/11/03 at 8:00 AM|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

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 its position as a high-quality organization. Read more at Business Wire

By | 2017/10/25 at 11:24 AM|Categories: POC Advisor News, POC Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

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. Listen to the interview at HIT Leaders & News

By | 2017/09/27 at 12:47 PM|Categories: Industry News, POC Advisor News, Press Releases|0 Comments

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 advice to nurses and other clinical staff at the point of care. Read more at HIT Leaders & News

By | 2017/09/27 at 12:41 PM|Categories: POC Advisor News, Press Releases|0 Comments

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 patient data from disparate clinical systems to deliver timely and highly accurate sepsis alerts and patient-specific advice to clinicians at the point of care. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top academic medical centers, RUMC will deploy POC Advisor to reduce sepsis rates by enabling diagnosis at the earliest, most treatable stages. Sepsis, the body’s overwhelming response to infection, is often fatal to patients if clinicians don’t begin treatment in a [...]

By | 2017/08/04 at 8:32 AM|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

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 immediately actionable.  This enables real-time analysis of physician notes for infection sources, chronic comorbidities and other clues to the presence of sepsis. Doing so improves the efficacy of sepsis alerts and patient-specific treatment advice POC Advisor delivers to clinicians at the point of care. "The advanced algorithms and NLP built into Hiteks' Insight platform parses clinical notes in less than one second to identify infection sources from real-time EHR data feeds, allowing us to build [...]