Lippincott Williams & Wilkins’ Nursing2014 Journal Endorsed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Released: 13-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT
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Newswise — Philadelphia, PA – March 13, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce today that its Nursing2014 journal, a peer-reviewed journal of clinical excellence, has been endorsed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is the journal’s publisher of record. Another LWW journal, Nursing Management, has been endorsed by HIMSS since 2003.

As part of the endorsement, Nursing2014’s 170,000 subscribers will benefit from a monthly healthcare IT column, written by various members of the Society’s Nursing Informatics Committee, that will address the challenges that clinical nurses encounter while using patient care technology to enhance safety and efficiency.

“Increasingly, nurses are impacted by health information technology as more organizations implement electronic health records,” says Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN, Vice President of Informatics at HIMSS. “We’re pleased to partner with Nursing2014 and share best practices and timely resources to equip practicing nurses.”

“This is a tremendous honor to work with HIMSS, one of the world’s leading proponents of optimizing healthcare engagement through technology, to give the nursing community important information they can use to improve safety and patient care,” said Jennifer Brogan, Vice President Nursing, Health & Wellness Publishing, Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research. “The Nursing2014 editorial and publishing teams are excited to begin working with their counterparts at HIMSS.”

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About the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.

HIMSS is a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.6 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle: @WKHealth.


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