Dental professionals are now able to review their patient’s saved medication history and receive patient safety alerts regarding drug interactions, drug allergies and procedure safety checks for dental treatment.
Hudson, OH (PRWEB) January 20, 2012
Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Lexicomp has partnered with DoseSpot to deliver an integrated eprescribing tool for the dental office.
In response to the growing trend of electronic prescribing in dental offices, this product offering combines eprescribing capabilities with direct access to Lexicomp Online for Dentistry™, Lexicomp’s dental-specific drug and clinical information solution, to deliver the information that dental professionals need to safely and efficiently prescribe medication and check for dangerous drug interactions. “We are very pleased to offer this first-of-its kind combined dental eprescribing and medication management tool to dental professionals”, commented Steven Kerscher, Vice President and General Manager, Lexicomp. “Dental professionals are now able to review their patient’s saved medication history and receive patient safety alerts regarding drug interactions, drug allergies and procedure safety checks for dental treatment. Having these capabilities, in addition to electronic prescriptions, will save dentists valuable time and help avoid adverse medication events.”
Lexicomp is the leader in delivering dental-specific drug information, drug interaction and clinical content for use at the point-of-care. Dental professionals can access their dental drug information and clinical references online, on the latest Smartphone/mobile devices and in printed reference books. Content can also be integrated with practice management systems to improve medication safety and save time within a busy dental practice.
Lexicomp is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2010 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.7 billion).