Sagent Pharmaceuticals Selects ProspectoRx and Clinical Pharmacology
Elsevier’s Gold Standard solutions chosen to provide current, accurate drug data and pricing
Tampa, FL, March 14, 2013 – Elsevier’s Gold Standard, a leading drug information provider, announced today that Sagent Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing pharmaceutical products, with a specific emphasis on injectables, has selected ProspectoRx and Clinical Pharmacology to access current and accurate drug data and pricing.
Sagent Pharmaceuticals offers an extensive portfolio of injectable products that range from premix bags and prefilled syringes to single-dose and pharmacy bulk package vials. Sagent is the only company that offers products that feature PreventIV Measures packaging and labeling with distinct labels, easy-to-read drug names and strengths, and bar codes on all levels of packaging. These elements are designed to help reduce the risk of medication errors and improve patient safety. Sagent’s selection of PropsectoRx and Clinical Pharmacology underscores the commitment to excellence upon which the company was built.
“Our goal at Gold Standard is to provide our customers with the industry’s most powerful, efficient, and user-friendly tools that support the customers and patients they serve,” said Marianne Messer, President, Elsevier’s Gold Standard. “We are honored that Sagent Pharmaceuticals has selected ProspectoRx and Clinical Pharmacology to help meet their need for accurate and timely drug and pricing information.”
ProspectorRx delivers up-to-the-minute pricing data on brand-name drugs, generics, medical devices and supplies, in one Web-based solution. Data is updated with new information directly from drug companies and allows users to organize products into competing “market baskets” based on how drugs are actually used, providing data for competitive intelligence and formulary development. ProspectoRx searches are based on product names, ingredients and other criteria. “Watch lists” can be created to alert the user when prices change.
Clinical Pharmacology is an electronic drug reference solution, which provides current and comprehensive drug information to hospitals, retail pharmacies, health plans, PBMs, pharmaceutical manufacturers and academic institutions. Clinical Pharmacology helps drive improved outcomes by providing accurate, current information in the hands of physicians, pharmacists, and other clinicians as a referential and point-of-care drug information solution.
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About Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., founded in 2006, is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing pharmaceutical products, with a specific emphasis on injectables. Sagent has created a unique global network of resources, comprising rapid development capabilities, sophisticated manufacturing and innovative drug delivery technologies, resulting in an extensive and rapidly expanding pharmaceutical product portfolio that fulfills the evolving needs of patients.
Elsevier’s Gold Standard
Based in Tampa, FL, Elsevier’s Gold Standard uses innovative technologies to provide a complete suite of drug information and decision support solutions. With a tenacious commitment to product quality, Elsevier’s Gold Standard solutions empower healthcare organizations, professionals and consumers to meet the most pressing healthcare challenges, improve patient safety and ensure optimal outcomes. To learn more about Elsevier’s Gold Standard, visit www.goldstandard.com.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com
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