Medical content and educational services firm Wolters Kluwer Health will acquire Lexi-Comp Inc., a vendor of point-of-care drug clinical decision support software for hospital pharmacists and clinicians. Acquisition terms were not disclosed.

Philadelphia-based Wolters Kluwer Health has traditionally been strong in the retail pharmacy space and now is targeting point-of-care in the hospital. The company in recent months bought Pharmacy OneSource, which sells software to hospital pharmacies covering clinical documentation and reporting to measure pharmacist interventions, scheduling, compliance and patient safety checklists, medication tracking, formulary management, and drug interaction checking and dosing guidelines, among others.

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