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Medicines Compendium UK

 


Medicines Compendium UK - Available now - the Largest Comprehensive Database of UK Medicines (eMC) available for the First Time as a Downloadable Mobile App for institutional users: 

Medicines Compendium UK is the entire SPC database from the eMC (electronic Medicines Compendium) that can be downloaded to popular smart phones and tablets such as iPhone®, iPad®, and Android®.  It is the first mobile application containing the unabridged Standard Product Characteristics (SPCs) for UK medicines – ensuring healthcare professionals and students can rapidly access the full details of the composition and clinical application of more than 5,000 unique pharmaceutical products whenever and wherever they need in making informed decisions on medicines and patient safety.


Medicines Compendium UK provides the most complete source of officially approved information (SPCs) for UK medicines covering : 

  • Approved Indications
  • Dosing
  • Contraindications
  • Precautions for Use
  • Undesirable Effects
  • Interactions
  • Pregnancy and Breast-feeding
  • Methods of Administration
  • Special handling and disposing precautions
  • Pharmacological properties
  • Incompatibilities
  • Legal category


The mobile Medicines Compendium UK is a native app. Once downloaded to a mobile device, this continually updated application, with updated SPCs available every two months, makes the full database of SPCs available to healthcare professionals from any location without requiring internet connectivity.   

Through a site license, health care institutions can offer mobile app downloads so that their providers and students can consult the official UK SPCs anytime, anywhere.   

  • Hospitals - for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health care professionals who need to be able to access official drug medicine information to ensure patient safety throughout their day
  • Medical Schools - for medical students as a key clinical-decision-making reference 
  • Pharmacy Schools - for pharmacy students as it is the largest mobile database of complete SPCs
  • Nursing Schools - for nursing students as it is the official most comprehensive resource for UK drug medicine 
  • information as they seek to provide optimal patient care and ensure patient safety.

 


Unbound Medicine and Datapharm Launch
Mobile Medicines Compendium UK
Comprehensive Database of Pharmaceutical Product Information 
Available for the First Time as a Downloadable Mobile App
Charlottesville, VA, USA and London, UK, May 3, 2012
—Today,Unbound Medicine, a leader in knowledge management solutions for health care, and Datapharm, an independent organization dedicated to improving public health and safety by providing up-to-date, accurate and comprehensive information about medicines, announce the release of Medicines Compendium UK for mobile devices. Available for popular smart phones and tablets such as iPhone®, iPad®, and Android®, Medicines Compendium UK represents the first mobile application with the unabridged Summary of Product Characteristics (SPCs) with full details of the composition and clinical application of more than 5,000 unique pharmaceutical products.                                                                                         
The mobile Medicines Compendium UK is a native app. Once downloaded to a mobile device, this continually updated software makes the full database of SPCs available to health care professionals from any location without requiring internet connectivity. The Unbound™ Platform has been upgraded to support download and management of very large databases to mobile platforms and internationalized to allow customization by country or language for efficient development of "localized" international products. Thus, multiple user interfaces can be made available worldwide based on the origin of purchase.

“The comprehensive nature of Medicines Compendium with its multiple product entries for a single medicine creates complex demands on an information management system,” stated Lawrence Berry, chief executive of Datapharm. “Unbound Medicine's powerful technology allows us to offer for the first time a completely downloadable mobile solution so the doctors, pharmacists, and nurses who consult our database to ensure patient safety can do so anytime, anywhere.”

“Datapharm's continually updated SPCs are an integral part of everyday health care delivery in the United Kingdom,” added Bill Detmer, MD, president of Unbound Medicine. “We are pleased that internationalization of our platform now allows us to offer local content with an improved user experience for health care professionals worldwide.”

 

 

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