DENVER--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that DocuTAP will integrate its Health Language® applications into its electronic medical record (EMR) solution for urgent care environments. The terminology management solutions were specifically selected to address improved regulatory compliance with Stage 2 Meaningful Use and help improve accuracy and conversion to the ICD-10 coding system.
“By providing the ability to normalize data into standard terminologies, the integration of Health Language technologies into its EMR solutions positions DocuTAP and its clients to better-navigate the interoperability needs of today’s complex health IT landscape.”
DocuTAP will leverage the capabilities of the advanced Language Engine® to normalize data into standard terminologies, enhancing diagnosis and problem search and ensuring accurate translation and conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Provider Friendly Terminologies will be utilized to lay an effective foundation for enhanced documentation practices to support compliance with the evolving regulatory landscape.
“DocuTAP clients trust our proven ability to keep them one step ahead of industry movements and regulatory requirements in the world of urgent care,” said Darin Vander Well, Director of Product for DocuTAP. “The integration of Health Language into our EMR solution ensures improved information capture for better care delivery.”
Based in Sioux Falls, SD, DocuTAP provides integrated EMR and practice management technology for urgent care providers. Its software features automated and customizable tools that enhance healthcare providers’ ability to deliver and manage patient care. DocuTAP has attracted private capital investments of nearly $20 million in the past two years.
“We believe the urgent care market is poised for significant growth, and are pleased to partner with a forward-looking company like DocuTAP,” said Brian McDonald, Vice President and General Manager, Health Language, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. “By providing the ability to normalize data into standard terminologies, the integration of Health Language technologies into its EMR solutions positions DocuTAP and its clients to better-navigate the interoperability needs of today’s complex health IT landscape.”
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Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.
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