It is a validation of our company's long-term vision to deliver outstanding service and a total solution that includes both point-of-care and in-depth content on a global scale.
Hudson, OH (PRWEB) May 18, 2010
Lexi-Comp, Inc., a leading provider of clinical information and drug data solutions for healthcare professionals, was recently awarded a contract by TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) to provide the Military Health System with an Electronic Clinical Reference (ECR) Solution. The estimated contract award is valued with option years at $10 million.
Under the ECR contract, all MHS Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard healthcare personnel across all military treatment facilities, including 59 hospitals and 364 health clinics, have access to Lexi-Comp's 23 medical and 9 dental databases. The information is referenced when making decisions on prescribing, administering, and monitoring the effects of medications to help ensure patient safety and avoid drug interactions.
"To be charged with providing all MHS healthcare professionals with vital clinical information that helps the men and women of our armed forces is truly an honor and a responsibility to which we are all deeply committed," commented Robert Kerscher, Lexi-Comp's founder and CEO. "It is a validation of our company's long-term vision to deliver outstanding service and a total solution that includes both point-of-care and in-depth content on a global scale."
Lexi-Comp resources available to healthcare personnel in the MHS network include Lexi-Comp® ONLINE™, a web-based drug and disease information resource for pharmacists, physicians, and nurses, as well as Lexi-Comp® ONLINE™ for Dentistry and Lexi-Comp® ONLINE™ for Oral Surgery, web-based programs delivering dental-specific pharmacology and clinical information to general dentists, hygienists, and oral surgeons. All MHS clinicians can also access Lexi-Comp's drug and clinical information on mobile devices and smartphones including the iPhone®, iPad™, and iPod touch®; Android™; BlackBerry®; Windows Mobile®; Palm OS® and Palm® webOS™ (Pre™ and Pixi™); and Pocket PC devices.
For inquiries regarding this contract and training resources available, please contact Jeffrey Zapp, Lexi-Comp Director of Government Contracts, at 1-800-837-5394.
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 online, on mobile devices, and through integration with health information systems.
To learn more about Lexi-Comp's clinical information solutions, call 800.837.5394, 330.650.6506, or visit http://www.lexi.com.