Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence, and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, participated in ‘The Digital India Healthcare Summit-2015′, the first HIMSS summit held in India.
During the summit, the company’s executives spoke about the rising use of Actionable Mobile Health Applications in India where mobile phone ownership exceeds 278 million, a critical mass that signifies an immense opportunity for the healthcare community to leverage mobile tools to provide quality care.
“Two exciting developments, the rapid spread of information technology and the power of information in our hands, are fundamentally going to change the way India accesses real-time, actionable healthcare information,” said Corinne Saunders, CEO of Emerging and Developing Markets at Wolters Kluwer.
“Actionable mobile health applications will experience a significant surge in the near future as the impact of the Digital India program rollout becomes visible, supported by the rapid spread in internet penetration,” added Saunders.
“Clinical decision support tools can help clinicians with the right answers when they are needed and in the quickest time. Wolters Kluwer offers innovative mobile solutions like UpToDateand Lexicomp which can immediately impact the quality of care and outcomes with evidence based insights at the point of care,” he added.
Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information services. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer’s market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2014 annual revenues of €3.7 billion. The group serves customers in over 170 countries, and employs over 19,000 people worldwide.
The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the US. (WTKWY).
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry.