Wolters Kluwer Health, provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals, and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry, announced it intends to acquire UpToDate, an evidence-based electronic clinical information resource. UpToDate, which is accessible through the web, desktop, and PDA, is an electronic information resource designed to provide clinicians with answers to clinical questions at the point of care. All of UpToDate’s content is original material written by a faculty of more than 3,800 authors who are practicing physicians and experts in their specialties. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2008.
(www.uptodate.com, www.WKHealth.com, www.wolterskluwer.com)