News | October 28, 2011

Shamokin Community Area Hospital Selects ProVation Medical Software For Procedure Documentation And Coding

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced recently that Shamokin Community Area Hospital (SCAH) has selected its ProVation MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding.

ProVation MD replaces dictation and transcription and allows physicians to efficiently document procedures at the point of care. Available for a full range of medical specialties, ProVation software streamlines the coding and billing process and enhances compliance by producing complete, coding-ready and image-enhanced procedure notes. The end result is greater efficiency, increased profitability and heightened clinician satisfaction.

Located in Coal Township, Pa., the 70-bed Shamokin Community Area Hospital is a not-for-profit community sponsored healthcare organization providing comprehensive medical, emergency, physician and hospital services. Specialty clinics include cardiology, dermatology, otolaryngology, gastroenterology, gynecology, physiatry, general and vascular surgery, and orthopaedics.

"Shamokin Community Area Hospital is committed to providing high quality, cost-effective healthcare services to the communities served," said Arvind Subramanian, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions. "We are pleased that they have selected ProVation MD software to further this mission and provide streamlined documentation and coding at the point of care."

Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Solutions business unit provides evidence-based medical content, workflow based applications software and services that allow clinicians to efficiently and effectively diagnose and document patient care. Key brands ProVation Medical, UpToDate, Medi-Span, Facts & Comparisons, Pharmacy OneSource, Lexicomp and Medicom (China) lead in market segments that include drug information, disease information, clinical patient order sets, clinical documentation and hospital pharmacy productivity applications.

About ProVation Medical
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 2010 annual revenues of €3.6B ($4.7B).

SOURCE: Wolters Kluwer Health