CHW Implements Medication Information Solution

Pharmacy Times, Volume 0,0

San Francisco-based Catholic HealthcareWest (CHW) will implement ThomsonMicromedex's comprehensive medicationinformation solution throughoutits 40-hospital system. The Web-basedtechnology will promote more informedand safer treatment decisions at thepoint of care.

The health system serves 22 millionindividuals in California, Arizona, andNevada. Pharmacists, physicians, nurses,and other caregivers will have access toMicromedex Healthcare Series via theprovider's secure system-wide Intranetconnection at all facilities. The Web-enablednavigation reduces clinicians' search times by providing quick accessto the latest answers on disease, drug,and toxicology information. CHW willhave access to Micromedex's HealthcareSeries drug content solutions, includingDRUGDEX, AltMedDex, and FormularyAdvisor.