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Truven Health Analytics Establishes Singapore Branch office as Asia Pacific Headquarters


Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 01, 2013 — Truven Health Analytics™, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, today announced further investment in the Asia Pacific region in the form of a new, Singapore-based regional head office, Truven Health Analytics UK Ltd (Singapore Branch).

Truven Health Analytics Micromedex® Solutions are the leading resource for evidence-based drug, disease and toxicology information, and patient education content. For almost 40 years Micromedex Solutions have been the clinical decision support resource of choice for clinicians across more than 80 countries. The latest Micromedex solution, Micromedex® 360 Care Insights Suite, provides real-time analysis and surveillance tools that help clinicians recognize and respond more rapidly to clinical deterioration, control healthcare associated infections (HAIs) and prevent medication errors through pharmacy intervention, saving costs and improving patient outcomes.

“With the establishment of a Regional Head Office in Singapore, Truven Health Analytics brings more in-house local expertise, training and consulting services as well as customer support resources closer to our clients of Micromedex solutions in Asia Pacific.” said Per Holst-Hansen, Vice President Global Sales of Truven Health Analytics. “Our regional presence demonstrates our long term commitment to our growing customer base as well as channel and solution partners in the Asia Pacific region.”

Sandeep Makhijani, Regional Director Asia Pacific, leads Truven Health Analytics operations in the region. Sandeep brings 16 years of experience in the IT and Healthcare space, having worked in US and APAC regions. “Truven Health is a well established and leading provider of evidence-based clinical content in the Healthcare sector. With Micromedex® 360 Care Insights Suite, we have strengthened our capability to offer a full suite of clinical decision support solutions to our Healthcare clients in the region.” said Makhijani. “In Asia Pacific we are seeing an exponential increase in the adoption of technology to manage patient and clinical data. We are very excited to be directly involved in public and private sector initiatives in Asia Pacific to improve the quality and lower the cost of healthcare through the better use of data and analytics.”



About Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health Business

Truven Health Analytics an IBM Company, delivers the answers that clients need to help them improve healthcare quality and access while reducing costs. We provide market-leading performance improvement solutions built on data integrity, advanced analytics, and domain expertise. For more than 40 years, our insights and solutions have been providing hospitals and clinicians, employers and health plans, state and federal government agencies, life sciences companies, and policymakers the facts they need to help them make confident decisions that directly affect the health and well-being of people and organizations in the U.S. and around the world.

Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in healthcare, such as MarketScan®, 100 Top Hospitals®, Advantage Suite®, Micromedex®, Simpler®, ActionOI® and JWA. Truven Health has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit http://truvenhealth.com.



MEDIA CONTACTS:

Brian Erni
For Truven Health Analytics
J. Roderick, Inc. Public Relations
brian@jroderick.com
631.584.2200