|[February 24, 2014]
Truven Health Analytics Introduces New Time-Saving Enhancements in Micromedex 360 Care Insights for Real-Time Clinical Surveillance to Promote Antimicrobial Stewardship
ANN ARBOR, Mich. --(Business Wire)--
Truven Health Analytics™ today announced the release of enhancements to Micromedex®
Pharmacy Intervention and Micromedex Infection Prevention,
part of the Micromedex
360 Care Insights Suite of products. These solutions proactively
monitor and conduct real-time clinical surveillance to quickly identify
at-risk patients and intervention candidates,�as well as deliver patient-specific
clinical decision support (CDS) at the point of care.
Included in this release:
Addition of Antibiogram to Pharmacy Intervention (already
available in Infection Prevention), giving pharmacists the ability to
further promote and strengthen their facility's antimicrobial
Auto-population of important patient-specific clinical data,
including demographics, vital signs, laboratory results, test results,
and microbiology results into patient intervention forms - saving
clinician time, and reducing documentation and reporting errors.
A Hosted Server Option for hospitals or healthcare
systems to transmit patient-specific clinical data to secure servers
at Truven Health, saving valuable space and information technology
resources, resulting in reduced costs.
"Hospitals are actively investing in their Antimicrobial Stewardship
Programs to help minimize resistant organisms," saidTina Moen,
Pharm.D., Chief Clinical Officer, Micromedex Solutions. "Employing
intelligent technology solutions to make these programs cost-effective
and efficient - without taking clinicians away from patient care for any
longer than needed - is critical to achieving clinical and financial
Pharmacy Intervention is a single-source clinical surveillance
solution that combines the power of real-time, patient-specific
monitoring with evidence-based resources for immediate,
informed decision-making, improved outcomes, and reduced costs.
All critical data is immediately available, including medication lists
and dosages, vital signs, lab results, transcribed reports, I&Os,
demographics, and more.
Infection Prevention is a real-time clinical surveillance
and reporting tool that helps infection prevention staff identify and
avoid healthcare-associated infections, decrease "never events,"
easily report to the National Healthcare Safety Network with automated
denominator data, and improve antimicrobial stewardship and
To learn more about 360 Care Insights, visit micromedex.com/360CareInsights,
or call 800-525-9083, option 4 and ask to learn more about 360 Care
Insights real-time clinical surveillance solutions.
About Truven Health Analytics:
At Truven Health Analytics, we're dedicated to delivering the answers
our clients need to improve healthcare quality and access, and reduce
costs. Our unmatched data assets, technology, analytic expertise, and
comprehensive perspective have served the healthcare industry for more
than 30 years. Everyday our insights and solutions give hospitals and
clinicians, employers and health plans, state and federal government,
life sciences researchers, and policymakers the confidence they need to
make the right decisions, right now, every time.
Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in
healthcare, such as Micromedex, ActionOI, 100 Top Hospitals, MarketScan,
and Advantage Suite. Truven Health has its principal offices in Ann
Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit truvenhealth.com.
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