news from Wolters Kluwer (OVID):
On October 22, Wolters Kluwer Health announced that it completed its acquisition of UpToDate, Inc. This acquisition strengthens Wolters Kluwer Health's portfolio in the growing point-of-care and electronic medical record (EMR) markets by expanding its combined product and services offerings.
UpToDate, headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts with approximately 250 employees, specializes in physician-driven, clinical information products designed to improve healthcare at the point of care and integrate smoothly into a range of other EMR products.
Wolters Kluwer Health and UpToDate have a common history of successfully developing quality content and electronic platforms for use by clinicians as essential tools in their everyday work. We also share a common view of and are excited about ongoing technological changes in the healthcare industry and resulting opportunities to enhance our clinical information and point-of-care decision support offerings for the benefit of our customers.
We are more excited than ever about our potential for significantly helping our customers make their daily healthcare decisions at key stages of their workflow by providing timely and relevant clinical information. We look forward to continuing to realize our vision and earn your confidence and trust through serving as your Professional’s First Choice.