Awards And Certifications From May 2
May 2, 2013 9:10 PM
Truven Accredited By National Institute for Health and Care Excellence: Truven Health Analytics, formerly the health care business of Thomson Reuters, announced a five-year accreditation from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence for content development processes for the Micromedex Medication Management product. The NICE Accreditation Advisory Committee found that Truven Health Analytics has a robust process for producing the content in its database used in clinical decision support products. NICE Accreditation helps healthcare professionals identify the most trusted sources of guidance, developed using critically evaluated, high-quality processes, which support the delivery of quality care. The NICE Accreditation Advisory Committee evaluated the processes used by Truven Health Micromedex Solutions to develop and maintain the clinical information in its online database (Micromedex Medication Management — drug evaluations and summaries), which assists clinicians to make informed and safe decisions about patients’ medication and care management decisions at the point of care. The Committee found that the processes used by Truven Health to produce content in its database are of high quality, meeting 22 of the 23 applicable accreditation criteria. Truven Health is among the first organizations to have its process for content development for its clinical decision support solution accredited by NICE, providing confidence in the information used to improve patient care. More information about accreditation is available at www.nice.org.uk/accreditation. More about Truven Health at www.truvenhealth.com.