Pharmacy Times

Epocrates Online


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.