TAMPA, Florida, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Elsevier's Gold Standard solutions chosen to provide current, accurate drug data and pricing
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. About Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.