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ProVation Software Named Number One in Clinical Procedure Documentation Category, KLAS Year-end Report


MINNEAPOLIS, MN –January 24, 2007– ProVation Medical, Inc., provider of procedure documentation, coding and workflow software, announced today that it has been designated Number One in the Clinical Procedure Documentation category of KLAS’ 2006 Year-End Top 20 Report. KLAS Enterprises, an independent healthcare IT vendor research firm, recognizes healthcare vendors for their leadership in working with customers to ensure satisfaction. ProVation Medical was named Number One in this category in the 2005 Year-End Report as well.

ProVation® MD software for multi-specialty procedure documentation and coding compliance replaces dictation/transcription and streamlines the coding and billing process. Driven by deep 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. ProVation MultiCaregiver software delivers multispecialty perioperative documentation, streamlining workflow by intelligently reusing data at various points while automatically retrieving data from multiple IT systems.

The “Best in KLAS” ranking measures performance based on customer surveys and in-depth interviews and gauges insight into specific strengths, weaknesses and future expectations for companies and their products. This annual recognition assists medical facilities in providing an unbiased and accurate vehicle for measuring performance in the healthcare industry, allowing for further understanding of how well suppliers and products perform.

"As a company, ProVation Medical is committed to developing and supporting multi-specialty clinical documentation and coding solutions that are second to none,” said Arvind Subramanian, President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions and ProVation Medical. “Our number one ranking in the KLAS Year-End Report is proof of our continued focus on providing the best product and the best possible service to our hospital and ASC customers.”

About KLAS Enterprises
Founded in 1996 and based in Orem, Utah, KLAS ( is the only research and consulting firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare’s information technology (HIT) vendors and professional services firms (PSFs). Its staff and advisory board average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. KLAS, in concert with thousands of healthcare executives, CIOs, directors, managers and clinicians has created a dynamic database of information on the performance of both HIT vendors and PSFs. The KLAS database represents the opinions of healthcare executives, managers and clinicians from over 4,500 hospitals and 2,500 clinics on more than 200 vendors, and over 750 products.

About ProVation Medical
ProVation Medical (Minneapolis, MN), a leading healthcare software and services company, provides solutions that significantly enhance revenue and decrease costs per medical procedure. ProVation MD & MultiCaregiver software replaces dictation/transcription and paper charting, producing complete, billing-ready, image- and diagram-enhanced documentation for clinical procedures. The result is coder-ready documentation delivering compliance, proper reimbursement, and shortened days in Accounts Receivable. For more information, go to

ProVation Medical is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading
provider of information services for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons for medical and drug reference tools and textbooks; Ovid Technologies, Medi-Span and ProVation Medical for electronic information; and Adis International and Source(R) for pharmaceutical information. Wolters Kluwer Health has annual revenues (2005) of $814 million and employs approximately 3,000 people. For more information, see


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