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Convenient access to Lexicomp drug information within Cerner

Dedicated to helping healthcare professionals improve the quality of care and clinical productivity through HIS-integrated drug information to help improve efficiency and optimize your clinical workflow application. Lexicomp content integrates easily into key Cerner functions to provide intelligent, effective drug information solutions for all clinicians.

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Lexicomp drug reference information within Cerner

Implementation

  • Request Lexicomp drug information integration through Cerner. Contact them here.
  • Cerner's Lexicomp Summary leverages the MPages™ platform. Clients should be able to localize this MPage themselves, however if they would like assistance, they can request a quote for Cerner localization services
  • Clinical Drug Information offers personalized service in setting up your Lexicomp Online subscription and expert customer and technical support post-implementation

Drug Information Linking

  • MPages provides access to Lexicomp referential content within PowerChart®
  • Users can access any Lexicomp clinical databases in their subscription, including adult drug information, pediatric drug information, information customized to a hospital's formulary, and more
  • Patient medication profile is linked directly to Lexicomp: Without closing PowerChart, clinicians can access Lexicomp drug information and decision support based on patient-specific data

Benefits

  • The Clinical Drug Information publishing model of concise, clear drug information helps clinicians get to the answer quicker than using encyclopedic resources – although Lexicomp still provides a deeper dive into research-oriented details when more information is required
  • No updates or downloads required as links within Cerner functions take users directly to Lexicomp Online, a continually updated online interface
  • Supports Meaningful Use requirement of electronically accessing diagnostic and therapeutic reference information to provide clinical decision support

Requirements

  • Cerner software prerequisites are:
    • Lexicomp Online (KS-26897) AND
    • PowerChart® CDR (PS-20570) AND
    • PharmNet® Inpatient Pharmacy (PH-20160) OR PowerOrders® (PS-20576)
    • MPages Runtime License (PS-22760) OR MPages Development Kit (PS-22700)