October 5, 2016
Wolters Kluwer health, owner of physician-facing mobile products UpToDate and Lexicomp, has announced its intention to acquire Emmi Solutions, a patient engagement software company, for $170 million.
Emmi works primarily with value-based providers and payers, and its business is built around using online and mobile engagement strategies to reach out to potentially expensive patients, including...
September 10, 2014
Sixty five percent of nurses use a mobile device at work for professional purposes and for at least 30 minutes every day, according to a survey of 2,498 nurses by Wolters Kluwer Health. The company recruited 1,921 practicing nurses, 386 nurse academics, 135 who are retired, and 56 other nurses.
"These findings largely mirror what we are seeing outside the hospital, that use of mobile devices to...
July 30, 2013
A Wolters Kluwer survey of 300 practicing physicians found 55 percent use both smartphones and tablets in their daily practice and of those, 72 percent primarily use smartphones for accessing drug information.
The survey, conducted in April 2013 by private research firm Ipsos, included physicians in the fields of primary care, family medicine and internal medicine.
While over half of physicians...
April 27, 2011
Wolters Kluwer Health, a clinical reference information provider that among other things offers the UpToDate series of Web and mobile apps, has announced plans to acquire another big name in mobile medical reference: Lexi-Comp. Wolters Kluwer described the deal as "the latest in a series of strategic acquisitions" for its clinical solutions business, which focuses on point of care services. Terms...