We are proud to be working with the VA to help ensure patient safety
Hudson, OH (PRWEB) October 8, 2009
Lexi-Comp, Inc., a provider of clinical reference information and drug data solutions for healthcare professionals, has been awarded a national contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs Library Network Office. The contract provides the over 150 VA dental clinics with access to Lexi-Comp's dental-specific drug and interactions software.
Lexi-Comp's Dental Knowledge Solution includes unlimited access to dental-specific clinical information ranging from oral pathology to endodontics and periodontics, delivered on multiple platforms. Lexi-Comp® ONLINE™ for Dentistry, an Internet-based program, allows dental professionals and their staff to proactively search for possible drug interactions and warnings to increase efficiency, help make educated point-of-care decisions, and improve patient safety. Dental-specific fields of pharmacology information cover Effects on Dental Treatment, Effects on Bleeding, Local Anesthetic / Vasoconstrictor Precautions, and Dental Dosing. Users can also access the information on mobile devices, including Palm™, Pocket PC, BlackBerry®, and the iPhone™, and coming soon for Palm® Pre™ and Google Android™ devices. The VA will also receive copies of the Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry, 15th Edition, providing this information in print format.
"We are proud to be working with the VA to help ensure patient safety," said Steven Kerscher, President and COO of Lexi-Comp, Inc. "Our comprehensive, dental-specific information is accessible on the healthcare professionals' choice of platforms, and is valuable for preventing drug interactions and managing patient therapy. We are committed to delivering the training and technical support they need for full utilization."
Comprehensive training resources available include product tutorials, training videos, and a detailed user guide. Users can also register for web-based training sessions, and order printed or electronic training materials for distribution. On-site group training sessions are also available upon request.
About Lexi-Comp Dental Solutions
Lexi-Comp is the industry leader in providing clear, concise, dental-specific content at the point-of-care. The company's commitment to the dental profession is evident in its products and advanced technology, developed to help dental professionals increase efficiency, improve patient care, and avoid liability. An independent non-profit dental education and product testing foundation ranked Lexi-Comp® ONLINE™ for Dentistry as an outstanding product in the Education category of their December 2008 issue. A full report is available upon request. Lexi-Comp's dental information is available online, on handheld devices, through integration with practice management systems, and in printed handbooks. For more information, please visit http://www.lexi.com/dentistry.
Lexi-Comp, Inc. provides clinical information solutions to the healthcare industry, publishing point-of-care content utilized in both in-patient and out-patient settings. These advanced resources help improve patient outcomes, medication safety, and workflow efficiency. Pharmacotherapy knowledge areas include drug information for adult, pediatric, and geriatric populations; medication interactions; laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures; pharmacogenomics; poisoning and toxicology; dentistry; infectious diseases; and patient education. Over 500,000 clinicians worldwide access Lexi-Comp's content via the Internet, mobile devices, and through integration with health information systems. An extensive library of print titles is also available.
To learn more about Lexi-Comp's clinical information solutions, call 800-837-5394, 330-650-6506, or visit http://www.lexi.com.