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Lexicomp® and Logical Images Partner to Offer Innovative Oral Lesion Diagnosis Tool for Dental Professionals

Posted on May 3, 2012

 

Lexicomp® and Logical Images Partner to Offer Innovative Oral Lesion Diagnosis Tool for Dental Professionals

HUDSON, Ohio--()--Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Lexicomp® has partnered with Logical Images to deliver an oral lesion diagnosis tool, VisualDx® Oral, for dental professionals.

“We are pleased to offer this revolutionary oral lesion diagnosis tool to dental professionals”

Dental professionals utilizing Lexicomp Online™ for Dentistry, the Lexicomp dental-specific drug and clinical information solution, can now access an enhanced level of decision support through VisualDx Oral, which combines the power of a searchable medical image library of oral lesions with concise, specialist-developed clinical information.

“We are pleased to offer this revolutionary oral lesion diagnosis tool to dental professionals,” commented Dave Del Toro, Vice President and General Manger, Clinical Decision Support. “Dental professionals are now able to develop a visual differential diagnosis based on patient findings and access next steps for management and care. Having the capability to quickly and accurately identify and research common, rare, benign and malignant lesions saves the dentists time and allows Lexicomp users the opportunity to expand the level of care and treatment capability for their patients.”

Lexicomp is partnering with Rochester, NY, based Logical Images, the developer of VisualDx. “Oral mucosal problems can be relatively benign or as serious as cancer, often with overlapping symptoms and signs between the many diagnostic possibilities. We developed VisualDx Oral to assist dentists with a tool that can be searched by patient factors, not simply diagnosis. We are pleased to integrate VisualDx Oral with the wonderful content found within Lexicomp Online for Dentistry,” said Art Papier, MD, chief Executive Officer, Logical Images.

About Lexicomp

Lexicomp is a leading provider of drug reference and data solutions for the healthcare industry. Pharmacists, physicians, nurses and dentists worldwide depend on Lexicomp’s comprehensive, point-of-care information to enhance medication safety, improve patient outcomes and increase efficiency. Lexicomp trusted drug information is accessible online, on the latest smartphone/mobile devices and through integration with health information systems. An extensive library of print titles is also available.

Lexicomp is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).

About Logical Images, Inc.

Logical Images has built the most comprehensive digital medical library, with nearly 90,000 images representing all ages and skin types. This extensive collection is the foundation for their professional clinical decision support system, Visual Dx and their patient education resource, Skinsight. Both tools were designed to speed disease recognition for faster, more accurate decision making and patient understanding.

Contacts

Wolters Kluwer Health

Stacey Billy, Clinical Solutions, 612-852-0768

stacey.billy@wolterskluwer.com