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Wolters Kluwer Helps Health Organizations Empower and Educate Health Consumers with Free COVID-19 Video by Emmi

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Wolters Kluwer, Health is helping health consumers stay healthy and informed about COVID-19 with trustworthy information through an easy-to-understand video, “Understanding COVID-19 and How to Stay Safe.” The video makes Emmi’s® proven behavioral design and multimedia patient engagement expertise available to any organization globally using current, evidence-based information about coronavirus from UpToDate®.

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“Understanding COVID-19 and How to Stay Safe” from Wolters Kluwer leverages its Emmi solution to help consumers stay informed about COVID-19. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Understanding COVID-19 and How to Stay Safe” from Wolters Kluwer leverages its Emmi solution to help consumers stay informed about COVID-19. (Photo: Business Wire)

“It can be overwhelming for individuals to figure out how to protect themselves and their loved ones with all of the conflicting information and, at times, misinformation about COVID-19, with the additional challenge that guidelines and recommendations are continually changing as we learn more about the virus,” said Denise Basow, MD, CEO, Clinical Effectiveness at Wolters Kluwer, Health. “By creating this Emmi video, our objective was to offer a trustworthy and easy-to-access resource clinicians and hospitals can confidently share with their patients, knowing that the content is reviewed by the UpToDate editorial team.”

The reassuring video informs and empowers patients to protect themselves and to manage COVID-19 symptoms if they become sick. Topics include:

  • What COVID-19 is and how it’s spread
  • What the symptoms are for COVID-19
  • What to do if you are feeling sick
  • What to do if you are worried you’ve been exposed
  • How to stay healthy
  • How to slow the spread of the virus

Understanding COVID-19 and How to Stay Safeis available free for use by the general public, clinicians, hospitals and health systems, as well as pharmacies, health plans and other health-related organizations. It is also available in the UpToDate COVID-19 patient education topic, and is part of a suite of patient resources, which can be accessed here.

The video will be made available in 16 languages, including simplified and traditional Chinese. Wolters Kluwer will update the video periodically given the evolving nature of the pandemic.

Watch the video now: Easy-to-add embed code options for adding to a website, portal or email are available here.

More COVID-19 Resources

Wolters Kluwer will continue to make resources available for health consumers as well as clinicians battling COVID-19 around the world. For more, please bookmark and visit the Wolters Kluwer COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources & Tools page at

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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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