UpToDate from Wolters Kluwer named 2019 Category Leader for Clinical Decision Support in ‘2019 Best in KLAS: Software & Services’ Report
Wolters Kluwer, Health, a leading global provider of trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions, has announced that its decision support solution, UpToDate® was ranked number one for clinical decision support (point of care clinical reference) in the ‘2019 Best in KLAS: Software & Services’ report.
KLAS, a research firm that specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors, recognized UpToDate as the top-performing point-of-care clinical reference tool, confirming the solution’s vital role in raising care quality and patient safety standards in the global health community.
UpToDate is a physician-authored clinical decision support resource that clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions for their patients. The evidence-based recommendations in UpToDate are proven to improve patient care, quality, and outcomes.
Over 1.7 million clinicians worldwide utilize UpToDate to make the best care decisions and the technology is being adopted increasingly across the Middle East by healthcare providers committed to delivering world class services.
“KLAS’s recognition of UpToDate as a Category Leader is gratifying for us as an organization,” said Denise Basow, MD, CEO, Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer, Health. “We are committed to partnering with our customers and helping them to minimize variability in care. Our expert solutions help align decision making across care teams and patients, enabling consistent and cost-effective care.”
Adam Gale, President, KLAS Research, adds, “Category Leaders are committed to providing the very best technology, service, and guidance to provider and payers. The Category Leader award carries with it the voice of thousands of providers and payers, highlighting outstanding vendors who have raised the bar.”
To produce the report, KLAS interviewed thousands of healthcare professionals and used the responses to rate point-of-care and clinical reference tools. Evaluation questions covered several areas, including culture, operations, product, relationship, value, and loyalty.