Wolters Kluwer Health Partners with HealthStream to Enhance Nurse Professional Development
Lippincott's Professional Development Programs for Nurses Are Now
Offered through HealthStream to Promote Competency through Learning and
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading international healthcare solutions
provider and publisher, today announced that it has partnered with
HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM), a leading provider of learning and research
solutions for the healthcare industry, to offer the Lippincott's
Professional Development Programs product suite to HealthStream's
customer base of healthcare organizations. The partnership was announced
at HealthStream's Customer Summit, March 6 — 9, 2012, at the Gaylord
Opryland Hotel & Resort in Nashville. Lippincott's Professional
Development Programs are evidence-based, interactive learning tools
designed to help clinical nurses improve
nurse competency and meet compliance standards.
"We are focused on ensuring that nurses are equipped with the most
up-to-date and accessible tools—for this purpose, HealthStream was an
obvious first choice for us, as they have the nation's largest
healthcare learning network," said Judy McCann, MSN, RN and Chief Nurse
for Nursing Practice at Wolters Kluwer Health. "HealthStream shares our
strong commitment to provide nurses with the resources they need to
provide exceptional patient care."
Lippincott's Professional Development Programs provide hospitals and
other healthcare facilities with comprehensive clinical and educational
programs for nurses. Each program contains a series of online courses,
case studies, competency evaluations, and/or tutorials delivered in an
The 21 educational and training programs included in Lippincott's
Professional Development Programs will be offered through the
HealthStream Learning Center™, HealthStream's learning platform.
Lippincott's Nursing Procedures and Skills and Lippincott's Nursing
Advisor are already offered by HealthStream to their customer base of
approximately half of the acute-care hospitals in the U.S. With this
latest agreement, HealthStream customers can utilize all of Lippincott's
Nursing Solutions—a point-of-care nursing workflow product suite—to
optimize nursing performance, increase clinical knowledge, ensure staff
competence, improve patient outcomes, and support clinical excellence.
"At HealthStream, our vision is to improve healthcare by developing the
people who deliver care—and offering Lippincott's Professional
Development Programs product suite supports this process," said Arthur
E. Newman, Executive Vice President, HealthStream. "Wolters Kluwer
Health's nursing content is highly sought after among our healthcare
customers—and we are excited to add their premier Professional
Development Programs suite to our product offerings to hospitals."
To learn more about the Lippincott's Nursing Solutions programs offered
through HealthStream, visit www.healthstream.com/lippincott
or call 1-800-933-9293. To request a demonstration of Lippincott's
Nursing Solutions, contact Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at
1-800-326-1685 or visit http://www.lwwnursingsolutions.com/request/lns.
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher
for healthcare professionals and students with nearly 300 periodicals
and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines publishing under the LWW
brand, as well as content-based sites and online corporate and customer
LWW is part of Wolters
Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business
intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry.
Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters
Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with
2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).
HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM) is dedicated to improving patient outcomes
through the development of healthcare organizations' greatest asset:
their people. Our unified suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS)
solutions are used by, collectively, over 2.7 million healthcare
employees in the U.S. for training & learning management, talent
management, performance assessment, and managing simulation-based
education programs. Our research solutions provide valuable insight to
healthcare providers to meet HCAHPS requirements, engage their
workforce, and enhance physician alignment. Based in Nashville,
Tennessee, HealthStream has an additional office in Laurel, Maryland.
For more information, visit http://www.healthstream.com
or call 800-933-9293.
Lippincott's Nursing Solutions
Mollie Condra, Ph.D., 615-429-9744
Source: Wolters Kluwer Health
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