Wolters Kluwer Health Acquires Ownership Interest in Logical Images

Released on: February 5, 2008, 8:49 am

Press Release Author: Logical Images, Inc.

Industry: Healthcare

Press Release Summary: Agreement links evidence-based medicine with visual
recognition and diagnosis support

Press Release Body: Wolters Kluwer Health, a division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading
provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied
health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry, announced today that it has
acquired a minority interest in Logical Images. Terms of the acquisition are not

The two companies plan to integrate Logical Images VisualDx system with Wolters
Kluwer Healths Clin-eguide clinical decision support tool to deliver clinicians
visual differential diagnosis within an easy online clinical decision support

Clin-eguide helps physicians and other health care providers make diagnosis and
treatment decisions through online access to the accurate evidence-based medical
information. It integrates trusted content from Ovid, Facts & Comparisons and
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, as well as other premier publishers.

Designed for clinicians and health care providers within hospitals, clinics and
public health, VisualDx visual clinical decision support software merges medical
images with clinical information to guide diagnosis, treatment, and management of
visually identifiable diseases.

Wolters Kluwer Health is a leader in clinical decision support, and our mission is
to improve patient outcomes by providing the most accurate and up-to-date medical
evidence at the point of care, said Jeff McCaulley, President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer

Together, Clin-eguide and VisualDx provide an unmatched clinical decision solution.
We combine the medical content and publishing experience of trusted Wolters Kluwer
Health sources, like Ovid and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, with customized, visual
differential diagnosis that can lead to faster, more accurate diagnosis and
treatment, said Arvind Subramanian, President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical
Solutions and ProVation Medical.

Aligning the strengths of VisualDx to aid visual diagnosis and recognition to the
trusted content and solid platform delivered in Clin-eguide gives clinicians a
single powerful resource to get the answers they need anytime, anywhere. Combined,
these tools are key to improving diagnostic accuracy and essential to helping
doctors and clinicians deliver higher quality care to their patients, said Richard
Cohan, CEO, Logical Images, Inc. We are extremely pleased to have Wolters Kluwer
Health as a long-term strategic investor and partner as we continue to expand the
reach of VisualDx.

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health (Conshohocken, PA), a division of Wolters Kluwer, is a leading
provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and
institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical
industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference
tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons;
electronic information providers, such as Ovid, Medi-Span and ProVation Medical; and
pharmaceutical information providers such as Adis International and Source. For
more information, visit www.wkhealth.com.
Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The
company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax,
accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory sectors. Wolters
Kluwer has 2006 annual revenues of 3.4 billion (US$4.3 billion), employs
approximately 18,450 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North
America, and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the
Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included
in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. For more information, visit

About Logical Images
Based in Rochester, NY, Logical Images develops visual health care tools to elevate
diagnostic accuracy, enhance medical education, and heighten patient knowledge.
Logical Images is a company of digital imaging experts, leaders in computer-based
design and knowledge management, skilled image archivists, and practicing
physicians. The companys products include VisualDx, visual clinical decision
support software, and VisualDxHealth, online consumer wellness and health care
resources located at www.visualdxhealth.com.

Logical Images has developed the most comprehensive digital medical image library
with over 50,000 images including all age ranges and skin types. This extensive
collection is the foundation for both the VisualDx professional tool and the
VisualDxHealth consumer tool designed to speed disease recognition for faster,
more accurate decision making and patient understanding. www.logicalimages.com

Web Site: http://www.logicalimages.com

Contact Details: 3445 Winton Place Suite 240
Rochester, NY 14623

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