Resource Helps Patients Navigate Health Care Environment
Thomson Micromedex and A.D.A.M.Inc are collaborating on patient education.The groups have formed an allianceto provide patient-oriented health, drug,and laboratory information to hospitals,health plans, health Web portals, andpharmaceutical companies.
The new integrated solutions will provideA.D.A.M.'s health information withevidence-based drug information fromThomson to help patients better comprehendmedical conditions and treatments.The health education resourcefeatures a comprehensive illustratedhealth and drug encyclopedia, a druginteractionchecker, personalized healthrisk-assessment tools, and interactivetreatment options. Health organizationscan combine these solutions with Webportals and hospital information systemsand adapt them to reflect their uniquebrand identity.