February 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 1 

      Clinical Matters  CEO Compensation at Top Performing Hospitals
  What's New Phillips Integrates Micromedex Solutions from Truven Health Analytics in Tasy System


  Tip & Tricks What's Your Micromedex Experience? Take Our Survey.
  Product Updates Browser Compatibility Expanded for Micromedex NeoFax and Pediatrics Online


  In the Spotlight Atlantic Health System Wins eHealthcare Leadership Award for Best Healthcare Content

  Clinical Content Updates Selected New Drug Approvals, New FDA-approved Indications, New Off-label Indications and More
  Events List of Upcoming Trade Shows, Events and Webinars

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Clinical Matters

CEO Compensation at Top Performing Hospitals

Not-for-profit hospitals that perform best on finances, patient quality and other objective performance measures tend to pay their CEOs more than their peers, according to a new study by Mercer and Truven Health Analytics™. Find out more In the current issue of Modern Healthcare.

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What's New

Phillips Integrates Micromedex® Solutions from Truven Health Analytics in Tasy System

Philips, a global leader in healthcare innovation, announces a partnership with Truven Health Analytics to integrate Tasy, the health management platform, with Truven Health Micromedex Solutions. As the gold standard reference for evidence-based, clinical information on medication, disease, tests, toxicology and alternative medicine, the Micromedex Solutions drug interactions resource provides healthcare professionals with the ability to access information directly within the Tasy system. Read more.

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Tips & Tricks

What's Your Micromedex Experience? Take Our Survey.

We are committed to providing you with the evidence-based resources you rely on to inform and educate care decisions. And to improve your user experience, we have been continuously investing in user-driven enhancements to provide faster access to the critical information you need most. In 2015 we:

  • Improved your day-to-day Micromedex experience with enhanced navigation and direct access to 'Quick' and 'In-Depth' information for faster answers
  • Delivered a streamlined Micromedex experience with at-a-glance visual indicators, restyled content layout and one-click access to online resources

Tell us what you think! We'd love to hear from you. Click here to take a short survey to share your Micromedex experience. Please note, this survey is for domestic (U.S.) customers. International customers will be invited to complete a separate survey.

Participants can choose to be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

Your feedback is important to us and directly influences our solution enhancements. Questions? Call 800-525-9083 option 4 for more information.

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Product Updates

Browser Compatibility Expanded for Micromedex NeoFax and Pediatrics Online

Now available, Micromedex NeoFax and Pediatrics are now accessible on all supported versions of:

  • Windows Internet Explorer (versions 8 and above)
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox 

If you have questions regarding this enhancement, please contact the Customer Resource Center:

  • U.S. and Canada: 1-800-525-9083 / Global: 1-303-486-6444, option 3 for Support Services
  • Email Requests: micromedex.com/request

In the Spotlight

Atlantic Health System, Wins eHealthcare Leadership Award for Best Healthcare Content

The eHealthcare Leadership Awards recognize the best websites and digital communications of healthcare organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical/medical equipment firms, suppliers, and business improvement initiatives. Winners were selected from nearly 1,000 entries, and were announced during the 19th Annual Healthcare Internet Conference.

Atlantic Health System was honored for delivering outstanding online, interactive health education tools and resources, which leverage Micromedex Consumer Health Education featuring SmartEngage™,  a critical part of their program to provide accredited health information and resources to their patients.

With Micromedex Consumer Health Education, Atlantic Health has made over 6,000 physician-written health information articles, 2,200 drug information guides, and 350 high-definition health education videos accessible to patients on the system’s website or patient portal, within their marketing materials, and on tablets and smartphones. Atlantic Health patients and consumers are also given the option to personalize their experience with Health Risk Assessments that provide guidance to take specific actions to their conditions, including seeking treatment at hospitals or with clinicians associated with Atlantic Health System.  

View Atlantic Health Systems award-winning content.

Learn more about Micromedex Consumer Health Education featuring SmartEngage. 

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Clinical Content Updates

Click here for selected new drug approvals, new FDA-approved indications, new off-label indications and more.

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Check out where we'll be in February, March and April.

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Trusted Evidence Mobile Support Resource Center

Get the Facts: AMI Trends: Incidence, Detection, and Treatment

When it comes to matters of the heart, we've got you covered.  Check out the findings of our recent study on the trends in the detection and treatment of acute myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks:

  • Overall rate of AMI continues to decrease 
  • AMI-related deaths continue to decline
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention varies by region

Get and review the facts.

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