Latest Physicians' Desk Reference Stories

2011-06-14 08:00:00

MONTVALE, N.J., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDR Network and its partners today announced the launch of a new online network to collect and distribute adverse drug events in the United States. The new service, called RxEvent, is now available to all U.S. prescribers via integration into electronic health record ("EHR") platforms and other online services, including directly at www.RxEvent.org. Roughly half a million adverse drug events are reported annually to the U.S. Food and Drug...

2011-06-01 07:15:00

MONTVALE, N.J., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDR Network today announced the launch of the PDR Consumer Book imprint and its first title, PDR Consumer Guide to Prescription Drugs - a new consumer-focused publication providing critical prescription drug information in an easy-to-understand, reader-friendly format. This new title details key aspects of FDA-approved prescription drug information allowing consumers to "know what their doctor knows" about their medications, providing the tools...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDR Network, The Doctors Company and other professional liability carriers and their partners today announced a new national "Know the Label" campaign to improve drug and patient safety in the United States. At the center of the campaign is a new online service where physicians can earn free continuing medical education ("CME") credits by reading or reviewing the full FDA-approved labeling for the most commonly prescribed drugs. The new...

2010-10-14 17:29:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PDR Network, already the largest distributor of FDA-approved drug information and Drug Alerts to U.S. prescribers, announced that this month it will surpass six million Drug Alerts and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies ("REMS") program alerts delivered to prescribers. FDA-approved Drug-Alerts have been delivered electronically to prescribers by PDR Network's Health Care Notification Network (HCNN) service since 2008. REMS programs are...

2010-10-14 17:20:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PDR Network, the largest distributor of FDA-approved drug information including Drug Alerts and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy ("REMS") program alerts, has partnered with The Doctors Company, the country's largest professional medical liability carrier, to provide physicians with Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for completion of REMS CME programs. Physician participation in FDA-mandated REMS programs is often required of...

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