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Busy healthcare professionals can rely on phactMI

Posted on June 9th, 2022 by

When patients go to see a doctor, nurse or some other kind of healthcare professional (HCP), they are expecting to benefit from that person’s experience and education in their field. HCPs accrue a great deal of knowledge over time, but of course they can’t know everything. An important part of being an effective healthcare provider is knowing where to look.

But often HCPs hit a roadblock when seeking good, reliable information on pharmaceutical drugs.

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How pharma can make drug information accessible

Posted on June 1st, 2022 by

Pharmaceutical drugs can work wonders for patients, whether it’s treating rare diseases or easing everyday maladies. But drugs can also be complex. What works for one patient may not for another, and side effects could be possible. Also, the longer that a drug is on the market, the more its manufacturer might learn and document about its effects. All of this information is important, and in order to prescribe drugs wisely, doctors need access to it.

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Finding drug information can be hard – healthcare providers need digital solutions

Posted on October 5th, 2021 by

The digital transformation in our world was already happening quite rapidly in recent years, but then the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated many aspects of it. Not only did schools and businesses have to learn to function online, but everything from doctor’s visits to dance parties were frequently being conducted on the internet. But even as many sectors have made the digital transition, some areas have continued to lag behind.

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phactMI: Delivering accurate drug information to point of care, part IV

Posted on May 26th, 2021 by

Part 4: How phactMI and Elsevier collaborated to deliver information to healthcare professionals

The Pharma Collaboration for Transparent Medical Information™ (phactMI) is a non-profit organization that seeks to improve the lives of patients by supporting the safe and effective use of medicines. One of their major goals is to make it easier for healthcare professionals to access unbiased, evidence-based medical information about medicinal products, allowing the HCPs to quickly and efficiently find answers to their questions so that they can make informed decisions for their patients. To achieve this goal, they partnered with Elsevier.

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