August 27, 2008

Feather River Hospital Selects ProVation MD Software for Procedure Coding

Wolters Kluwer Health, a provider of information for healthcare industry, has announced that Feather River Hospital has selected ProVation MD software for gastroenterology and pulmonology procedure documentation and coding. ProVation Medical is part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

According to Wolters Kluwer Health, ProVation MD software for procedure documentation and coding compliance replaces dictation and transcription and streamlines the coding and billing process. Driven by medical content, ProVation MD allows clinicians to quickly and completely document medical procedures and apply the appropriate CPT and ICD codes, as well as CCI edits.

Wayne Ferch, president and CEO of Feather River Hospital, said: "At Feather River Hospital, our values encompass both excellence in clinical and service quality and responsible resource management. ProVation software allows us to better serve both physicians and patients by reducing administrative steps and costs, providing a complete and immediately accessible patient record, improving communication and streamlining workflow."

Arvind Subramanian, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health clinical solutions and ProVation Medical, said: "Feather River Hospital is clearly committed to innovation, as proven by its inclusion in Solucient's top 100 list. We are pleased to add them to the distinguished list of hospitals and ASCs currently using ProVation software to streamline documentation, improve patient safety and ensure complete procedure documentation and compliant coding."