Pharmaceutical Press ties up with Datapharm


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Pharmaceutical Press, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society publishing arm, has announced its partnership with Datapharm Ltd.

Under the new partnership, Electronic Medicines Compendium (emc) the latest product to be added to MedicinesComplete, the online medicines information platform from Pharmaceutical Press.

MedicinesComplete users can easily search emc information, with direct links to the trusted, clinical guidance from the British National Formulary (BNF).

“emc through MedicinesComplete will include printable, ready-to-use patient information leaflets written by manufacturers to use at the point of care, and users will have access to an unlimited number of searches. In addition, emc will also include the full Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) document, which accompanies all regulator approved medicines in the UK,” said the RPS.

Available to all countries outside the UK, emc will be launched early next year on subscription through MedicinesComplete. UK access is available on request.

Pharmaceutical Press managing director Karen Baxter said: “We are delighted to announce our latest strategic partnership. Together with Datapharm, we can continue to support healthcare professionals globally to improve patient safety and promote the safe and effective use of medicines.”

Nat Knight, director of Datapharm, said “we are very excited to be partnering with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. As two powerhouses of medicines information our partnership will provide excellent access to HCPs around the world to comprehensive safety information. The combined information will drive patient safety and lead to better health outcomes for patients around the world”.


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