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West Georgia MC Rolls Out Order Sets

January 22, 2010
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West Georgia Health System (LaGrange) is implementing Amsterdam-headquartered Wolters Kluwer Health’s ProVation Order Sets to automate the creation, deployment and maintenance of order sets solutions at West Georgia Medical Center.

ProVation Order Sets, powered by UpToDate Decision Support, is a customizable order set management solution that provides integration into clinical processes to streamline the delivery of standardized care for improved patient safety, outcomes, clinician performance and regulatory compliance, the company touts. The solution, the company claims, offers automatic linking to the clinical decision support content of UpToDate, which covers more than 7,700 topics in 15 medical specialties..

The 276-bed West Georgia Medical Center has been serving the citizens of LaGrange and Troup counties for more than 60 years and is one of 211 designated rural referral centers in the nation.

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