Drug Database Modules

Gold Standard Drug Database provides the flexibility to integrate any of the modules below into your healthcare system or application.  You’ll get exactly what you need to streamline workflow and operate with maximum efficiency.

Adverse Drug Reactions

Beers Criteria

Drug Product And Package

Drug Lab

Drug Pricing

Predictive Acquisition Cost (PAC)

State And Federal

Prescriber Order Entry

Drug Interactions

Drug Disease

Allergy

Duplicate Therapy

Dose Check

Warning Labels

Pregnancy And Lactation

Drug Image

Hierarchy Database

Market Classification System

Patient Education

Professional Drug Monographs

IV Compatibility

Global Brand Name Drugs

Drug Lab Interference

Monitoring Parameters

Unformatted Monographs

SIGS

Adverse Drug Reactions

  • Identify adverse reactions to prescribed drugs or by medical condition matching
  • Drugs within a class that do not show signs of an undesired adverse drug reaction
  • Filter results by incidence, severity, onset or gender

Beers Criteria

  • Module outlines commonly used medications that should be avoided in the elderly
  • Promotes safer prescribing and quality performance measures
  • Content based on clinical research regarding Potentially Inappropriate Medications (PIMs)

Drug Product And Package

  • Delivers the most current and technically advanced drug data available
  • Elsevier Drug Database fields are fully compliant with NCPDP telecommunication and electronic prescribing standards
  • Seamlessly integrates with your system or application

Drug Lab

  • Supports clinical decisions by providing information on parameters to monitor, drug-lab interference, standard lab values, lab test information utilizing LOINC codes and SnoMed CT codes to support and promote interoperability, and availability via API calls or exportable raw data files.

Drug Pricing

Best source for immediate and continuous drug pricing updates. Used by health plans, PBM’s, retail pharmacy chains, manufacturers and healthcare providers, this module provides complete visibility to all price sources, including differentiating between reported AWP and calculated AWP 20% and 25 %

The price types:

  • Average Wholesale Price
  • Calculated Average Wholesale Price 20% - 25%
  • Predictive Acquisition Cost (PAC)
  • National Average Drug Acquisition Cost (NADAC)
  • Average Acquisition Cost (AAC)
  • Wholesale Acquisition Cost
  • Federal Upper Limit
  • Calculated Federal Upper Limit
  • Direct Price
  • Federal Supply Schedule Big 4
  • Maximum Allowable Cost
  • Affordable Care Act Federal Upper Limit (ACAFUL)

Predictive Acquisition Cost (PAC)

The PAC price type from Glass Box Analytics employs predictive analytics to estimate true acquisition cost considering:

  • Industry MAC (Maximum Allowable Cost) benchmarks
  • Published price lists and existing benchmarks
  • Drug dispensation and supply-demand measures

State And Federal

  • Assists clinicians keep pace with rapidly changing drug regulations
  • Manage volumes of information around prescribed or dispensed drugs
  • Offers state and federal specific drug data

State & Federal fact sheet

Prescriber Order Entry

  • Offers streamlined process of dispensing, administering and ordering medication
  • The module returns a “Pick List”of available drugs in market
  • Data is delivered in an E-Prescribing format

Drug Interactions

  • Summarizes interactions between Prescription drugs, OTC and complementary medicines
  • Considers lifestyle factors; alcohol, caffeine, tobacco
  • Considers food products; grapefruit juice , milk, food with Vitamin K, tyramine and more

Drug Disease

  • Considers demographics (gender, birth date) and medical conditions/disease states
  • Assesses the appropriate administration of specific medications relative to their indications, precautions and contraindications

Allergy

  • Evaluates potential allergic reactions for currently dispensing (and historical) prescriptions, against patient demographics

Duplicate Therapy

  • Screens for potential therapeutic duplication
  • Between multiple products being ordered or filled at the same time
  • Across all new and existing prescriptions

Dose Check

  • Guards against excessive, inadequate and/or potentially dangerous dosage levels
  • Ensures productive delivery of the patient’s medication for optimal outcomes

Warning Labels

  • Can be automated to print warning labels for prescription packaging
  • An intelligent system based on patient demographics
  • Eliminates redundant labels and prioritizes significant information

Pregnancy And Lactation

  • Displays FDA-assigned pregnancy ratings in categories A, B, C, D and X
  • Specific factors such as trimester, dosage and duration of usage is considered

Drug Image

  • Extensive collection of high resolution, full color digital images for prescription and OTC products
  • Includes “versioning” to track changes in a drug’s appearance
  • Assists drug dispensing/administration and patient education

Drug Image sheet

Hierarchy Database

  • Classifies and organizes drug products, from organ system down to ingredient
  • A proprietary clinical database that builds “theoretical” products based on multiple data, which link to actual products in the marketplace

Market Classification System

  • Organizes products to aggregate data into categories that align with how products are used in the market today
  • Parent-child relationships allow clear navigation
  • “Market baskets” group competitive products efficiently

Patient Education

  • Information handout about following safe and effective medication regimen
  • Easy-to-read drug information handouts - OBRA 90 compliant

Professional Drug Monographs

  • Proven to be the most complete and dependable guide of accurate referential data for U.S. prescription drugs, complementary medicine and new drugs
  • Content developed through objective analysis of clinically-relevant drug information
  • Created from same drug monograph information as Clinical Pharmacology

IV Compatibility

  • The IV Compatibility module allows prescribers to determine the compatibility of a patient’s intravenous medications

Global Brand Name Drugs

  • Provides international brand names for drugs available worldwide
  • Includes manufacturer and product availability worldwide

Drug Lab Interference

  • Real time application of data to avoid laboratory issues with ordered tests and medications
  • Provides lab test information that may interfere with a prescribed drug
  • They are codified with LOINC and Snomed CT values

Monitoring Parameters

  • Important for Meaningful Use 2 and 3 standards
  • Allows the user to order tests or lab tests that can be stored in other applications
  • Makes recommendation around lab tests or procedures

Unformatted Monographs

  • Monograph content available in unformatted versions
  • The content is available by description, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, indications and dosage, administration, contraindications, interactions, and adverse reactions

SIGS

  • Assist the prescriber to easily order a drug by providing preselected orders for drug products
  • Includes records based on route, frequency, indication, and age