Epocrates Online

Pharmacy Times, Volume 0, 0

Epocrates Inc (San Mateo, Calif)recently announced that clinicians andsupport staff can now access an onlineversion of its free mobile drug andformulary guide—Epocrates Online—used by >500,000 health care professionals.Epocrates Online providesclinicians with access to critical informationabout >3300 drugs, includingdosing, pricing, potential drug interactions,and Medicare Part D formularycoverage from any computer with anInternet connection. The product alsoincludes formulary information for>130 health plans and hundreds ofMedicare Part D formularies. Healthcare professionals can quickly and easilyobtain formulary status, drug coverage,and alternative and generic drugoptions for the patients' health plans.Clinicians who want a more comprehensiveWeb reference can subscribeto the Epocrates Online premium product.This version includes more contentand features, such as >400 alternativemedicine monographs, patient educationhandouts, pill pictures, and a pillidentifier. For more information, visitwww.epocrates.com.