Denise Basow

President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer


Dr. Denise Basow is President & CEO, Clinical Effectiveness for Wolters Kluwer Health, a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care at institutions in over 180 countries. Industry-leading solutions from Clinical Effectiveness include UpToDate®, a suite of Clinical Drug Information offerings, featuring Lexicomp®; Medi-Span®; and Facts & Comparisons®, and Emmi®’s patient engagement technology-based solutions.
Before she was named President & CEO, Dr. Basow served as Vice President & General Manager, Clinical Decision Support. Under her guidance, UpToDate® grew to become a global leader in clinical decision support, with a customer base of more than 1.3 million users around the world. As a primary care physician who joined UpToDate® in 1996, Dr. Basow has also held the positions of Deputy Editor, Executive Editor and Editor-in-Chief.
Dr. Basow is board-certified in Internal Medicine. She received a BA in Chemistry from Duke University, attended Baylor College of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins.
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