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Providence Health & Services Selects Micromedex® from Thomson Reuters


Ann Arbor, MI, – Thomson Reuters announced today that Providence Health & Services, a 27 hospital not-for-profit system that serves communities in five states, has selected Thomson Reuters Micromedex® to support its clinical integration and evidence-based care initiatives.

Providence Health & Services will use Micromedex solutions for drug, disease, and toxicology reference, patient education, and neonatal drug dosing information integrated within their enterprise clinical information system. Clinicians in the health system will gain access to premier evidence-based clinical content, delivered across the enterprise, integrated seamlessly within their workflow. Micromedex will compliment their strategy as they migrate from multiple clinical systems to a single enterprise system.

Micromedex is currently used by more than 3,500 hospitals in the U.S. and in 80 countries worldwide. More than a quarter million clinicians have downloaded the Micromedex drug information iPhone application to-date. Based on systematic, critical evaluation of the world’s biomedical literature and regulatory actions, Micromedex content consistently provides the most comprehensive, direct, and complete answers to complex medication management questions.

“Health systems are moving toward fully integrated information systems in response to Meaningful Use requirements,” said Thomas Hegelund, Executive Vice President at Thomson Reuters. “As the quality leader in evidence-based clinical content, Micromedex is the clear choice for hospitals and health systems that need to integrate clinical content within their clinicians’ workflow.”

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