First-ever Partnership with Insurance Carrier Reflects Commitment to the Continuum of Care
September 09, 2016 – The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today a new partnership with MagMutual Insurance Company, one of the United States’ largest medical professional liability mutual insurers, to provide UpToDate® Anywhere at no cost to all MagMutual policy owners. The new partnership ensures clinicians have access to the most current evidence-based clinical content when making treatment decisions for their patients.
“Many MagMutual policy owners already spend their own money to access UpToDate. They do this to practice safer, better medicine, so we thought we should buy it for them,” said Joe Wilson, MD, FACC Chairman and CEO of MagMutual.
Thanks to MagMutual, policy owners will have anytime, anywhere access to more than 10,500 evidence-based clinical topics written by more than 6,300 experts in 24 specialties, over 9,700 graded recommendations, more than 5,600 drug entries, 30,000 graphics and CME credit tracking, as well as numerous calculators. Policy owners can easily access their complimentary UpToDate subscription through their personal account page on the MagMutual website.
This first-ever partnership with an insurance carrier reflects Wolters Kluwer’s commitment to improving clinical effectiveness by helping organizations across the continuum of care—from hospitals and health systems to insurance companies like MagMutual—deliver optimal care to patients.
“By providing UpToDate to its policy owners, MagMutual is a pioneer among medical professional liability insurance companies,” said Peter Bonis, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer. “MagMutual stands out for its efforts to equip policy owners with a resource that will help clinicians achieve the best possible outcomes for its patients.”
As a mutual company focused on delivering maximum value to its policy owners, MagMutual has a consistent history of financially rewarding its owners. Additionally, innovative initiatives like UpToDate Anywhere help to keep owners informed, safe, protected and rewarded. In February, MagMutual declared a $25 million policy owners’ dividend, the largest return in MagMutual history, along with a 20% Owners Circle loyalty reward.
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.
Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry. For more information about our products and organization, visit http://www.wolterskluwer.com/, follow @WKHealth or @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter, like us on Facebook, follow us on LinkedIn, or follow WoltersKluwerComms on YouTube.
For more than 30 years, MagMutual has served as a trusted advisor and strategic ally to thousands of physicians and hospitals. We continuously evolve to meet the changing needs of our PolicyOwners℠ and drive advancements in healthcare. Today we offer the best resources in patient safety, expert defense and a range of professional liability coverage. Our comprehensive solutions, combined with our exceptional service, extraordinary financial strength, plus dividends and rewards, provide our PolicyOwners℠ with an exceptional customer experience. For more information, visit www.MagMutual.com.
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