Health Language | Wolters Kluwer

Health Language is the industry’s most trusted partner for healthcare data standards, terminology and data management. By combining the expertise of physicians, medical informaticists and medical coders with cutting-edge technology, we help hundreds of healthcare organizations improve clinical documentation, enhance data quality and achieve higher levels of interoperability. This enables our clients to more accurately analyze clinical, claims and administrative data, achieve population health goals and increase revenue.

At the heart of Health Language technology platform are up-to-date standard code sets and terminology, as well as proprietary mappings that translate between code sets. We continually collect, manage, update and enrich more than 150 healthcare terminologies and standard code sets used for clinical, billing and administrative documentation and reporting. Most code sets are updated at least once per year, and some update three or more times per year. Altogether, we update more than 6 million codes on an annual basis. Some of our most commonly requested code sets include ICD-10, SNOMED CT®, LOINC®, CPT, HCPCS, RxNorm, NDC, ICD-03, and UB04 (Epic), however we provide and maintain many more. Additionally, our terminologies and technology are leveraged by some of the most advanced Health IT vendors including Epic, Cerner, McKesson, athenahealth, GE Healthcare, Allscripts, Oracle, Verisk Health, ZeOmega, Mede Analytics, Caradigm and The Advisory Board.

Health Language is part of Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, Wolters Kluwer serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. In 2015, the company reported annual revenues €4.2 billion.

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