Epocrates Online

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Epocrates Inc (San Mateo, Calif) recently announced that clinicians and support staff can now access an online version of its free mobile drug and formulary guide—Epocrates Online—used by >500,000 health care professionals. Epocrates Online provides clinicians with access to critical information about >3300 drugs, including dosing, pricing, potential drug interactions, and Medicare Part D formulary coverage from any computer with an Internet connection. The product also includes formulary information for >130 health plans and hundreds of Medicare Part D formularies. Health care professionals can quickly and easily obtain formulary status, drug coverage, and alternative and generic drug options for the patients' health plans. Clinicians who want a more comprehensive Web reference can subscribe to the Epocrates Online premium product. This version includes more content and features, such as >400 alternative medicine monographs, patient education handouts, pill pictures, and a pill identifier. For more information, visit www.epocrates.com.