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Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Sponsorship of Baldrige Foundations Hertz Leadership Award

‚Äč Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that  Lippincott Solutions is the lead sponsor of the 2015 Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award.  Established in 2013, this annual award is given by  The Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award to recognize individuals who demonstrate "exemplar behaviors consistent with the Baldrige Core Values."

Katherine Gottlieb, president and CEO, Southcentral Foundation (SCF) in Anchorage, Alaska, was recently named the  2015 winner.  Gottlieb was selected for her "visionary leadership to boldly take healthcare in a new direction," according to Dr. George Benson, Chair of the Board of Directors, Baldrige Foundation.  Gottlieb leads 1,750 employees in a healthcare delivery system that serves a geographical area stretching over 100,000 square miles, according to the press release.

The Lippincott Solutions suite of evidence-based online clinical information products are closely aligned with the Baldrige mission and core values.  Used by nurses and clinicians at the bedside, Lippincott Solutions products provide clinical decision–support, improve the quality of patient care and aid in leadership development.

The award will be presented by representatives from Baldrige and Wolters Kluwer Health at The 27th Annual Quest for Excellence® Conference in Baltimore, April 12-15, 2015. 

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About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries worldwide, clinicians rely on Wolters Kluwer Health's market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions throughout their professional careers from training to research to practice. Major brands include  Health Language ®Lexicomp ®Lippincott Williams & WilkinsMedicom®Medi-Span ®MedknowOvid ®Pharmacy OneSource®ProVation ® Medical and  UpToDate ®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of  Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2013 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.7 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted 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).

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