Evercare Group adopts UpToDate Advanced across hospitals in India & Africa

Wolters Kluwer clinical decision support resource provides interactive guidance in clinical pathways

New Delhi: Wolters Kluwer Health, a global provider of trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions, announced that the Evercare Group, a leading, impact-driven healthcare network in emerging markets, has chosen UpToDate® Advanced to enhance patient care and quality throughout its group. UpToDate is now available to care teams at the CARE Hospitals Group in India, Evercare’s Metropolitan Hospital, Nairobi Women’s Hospital and Avenue Hospital in Kenya, and Evercare Hospital Lekki in Nigeria.
“We are honored to support the Evercare Group in their efforts to provide the best clinical outcomes for every patient,” commented Denise Basow, MD, President and CEO of Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer, Health. “Their far-reaching commitment to reducing variations in care with UpToDate Advanced truly embodies our mission to deliver deep impact when and where it matters most.”
UpToDate Advanced is a new generation of clinical decision support (CDS) that leverages evidence-based content in UpToDate to address knowledge gaps affecting care quality today. Evercare Group selected UpToDate Advanced for its Pathways which provide interactive guidance along critical decision points, personalized for each patient. UpToDate Pathways will also be used in the development of local clinical pathways that are specific to the hospital and designed to improve quality performance metrics through the adoption of evidence-based medicine.
“We have 29 hospitals, 16 clinics and over 60 diagnostic centres in India, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, and we believe in making the best use of technological developments to provide accessible, affordable, and effective services that enhance life expectancy, quality of life, diagnostic and treatment options,” said Massimiliano Colella, CEO of the Evercare Group. “We chose UpToDate Advanced to support us in this endeavor and to help our clinicians make the most appropriate care decisions for every patient, every time.”
The CARE Hospitals Group is owned by the Evercare Group and is a multispecialty healthcare provider in India with 14 hospitals serving 6 cities across 5 states in the country. CARE Hospitals delivers comprehensive care in more than 30 specialties in tertiary care settings. With the adoption of UpToDate, they intend to improve healthcare delivery by enhancing medical decisions with targeted clinical knowledge, patient information, and other health information to provide quality care to their patients. The technological innovation allows clinicians to develop a patient-specific pathway for every patient. CDS systems have become a need of the hour especially in the COVID-19 era as it provides accurate and reliable information to healthcare professionals for the treatment of patients with different ailments. UpToDate has been associated with significantly reducing medical errors.