Tagged Wolters Kluwer Health


How tech tools are helping decision making in the NHS

Lisa Kean, Senior Manager, EMEA, Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health explains the positive effect Clinical Decision Support technology is having on the NHS.  With forecasts of a bitterly cold winter and continued concerns about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, the coming months will see plenty of media stories about the budgetary pressures afflicting the…


Wolters Kluwer launches software to guide clinical decision making

Information services provider, Wolters Kluwer Health has announced the launch of UpToDate Advanced, a guided clinical decision-making platform designed to help reduce clinical errors. The software features interactive algorithms and lab monographs to give clinicians decision pathways that are continuously being updated. The software helps optimise decisions at the point of care by providing recommendations…


Can technology help the NHS cut the costs of clinical errors?

Rob Wake, country manager, Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health, writes about how Clinical Decision Support (CDS) technology can help the NHS boost efficiency and reduce unnecessary tests. In 2014, the NHS in England published a report in which it predicted there would be a £30 billion mismatch between resources and patient needs by 2020/21. In…


Technology can beat sepsis, but it needs to be smart

By Sean Benson, vice president and general manager of Specialized Surveillance, Wolters Kluwer Health Sepsis kills more than 44,000 people annually in the UK, a shocking figure that is more than the total number of combined deaths from breast, bowel and prostate cancer. The potentially life-threatening condition, also known as blood poisoning or septicaemia, is…


Give junior doctors a break – but let’s also equip them better

By Peter Bonis – chief medical officer, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Effectiveness Every August, thousands of newly qualified junior doctors start work in UK hospitals. As they begin their careers, the first Wednesday of the month is often referred to as ‘Black Wednesday’ because of the possible risk of having so many inexperienced medics on…

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