The Healthcare Technology Report Names Dr. Denise Basow of Wolters Kluwer to Top 25 Women Leaders in Healthcare Software

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wolters Kluwer, Health, a leading global provider of trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions, today announced that Denise Basow, MD, CEO for Clinical Effectiveness, has been ranked among the Top 25 Women Leaders in Healthcare Software of 2020, an award given by The Healthcare Technology Report.

According to The Healthcare Technology Report, the Top 25 honor recognizes “women leaders who exemplify achievement in a hyper-competitive industry that seeks to have profound impact across national and global communities. The importance of their leadership roles is paramount particularly as healthcare providers increasingly rely on data and technology to improve the way care is delivered. By dedicating themselves to their chosen field, through decades of expanding expertise and capabilities, these are the women leaders most respected and admired in healthcare software.”

“It is an honor to receive this award and I share this recognition with all the women leaders in our organization,” said Dr. Basow. “In these challenging times, we redouble our commitment to the hard-working doctors, nurses, pharmacists and the many clinicians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure they have the best available evidence to care for their patients.”

As President and CEO for Clinical Effectiveness at Wolters Kluwer, Health, Dr. Basow leads a global organization helping hospitals and health systems improve care with acclaimed expert solutions including UpToDate®, Lexicomp®, Medi-Span® and Emmi®. Previously, Dr. Basow served as Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Decision Support. As a primary care physician who joined UpToDate in 1996, Dr. Basow has also held the positions of Deputy Editor, Executive Editor and Editor-in-Chief.

Dr. Basow is board-certified in Internal Medicine. She received a BA in Chemistry from Duke University, attended Baylor College of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins.

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About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the clinicians, nurses, accountants, lawyers, and tax, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with advanced technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2019 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

Wolters Kluwer provides trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions that engage clinicians, patients, researchers and students with advanced clinical decision support, learning and research and clinical intelligence. For more information about our solutions, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @WKHealth.

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André Rebelo

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Wolters Kluwer

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