First DataBank Will Demo New Point of Care Decision Support Tool

First DataBankFirst DataBank is the UK's leading provider of electronic medicines information and drug databases and will provide live demos of its newly introduced FIRSTLight clinical decision support tool at WoHIT 2011, booth 813.

FIRSTLight delivers immediate access to UK-specific drug information at any point within the clinical workflow. Easy to use and accessible via web or on the move iPhone and iPad apps FIRSTLight offers point of care decision support to clinicians, ward based pharmacists and nurses including:

  • How, when and when not to use a medication
  • Tests, measures and observations required while using a medication
  • Reproduction, pregnancy and breastfeeding advice

Dr Neill Jones, Clinical Director said "FIRSTLight brings First DataBank's market-leading drug database directly to clinicians where and when it is needed."

FIRSTLight can also be used to provide drug related patient information to improve patient healthcare outcomes and provide important guidance to individuals including when and how to stop taking any prescribed medications.

Launched in November 2010, FIRSTLight is now available for hospital or trust wide licensing.

For further information, please visit:
http://www.firstdatabank.co.uk/firstlight

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About First DataBank
First DataBank is the UK's leading provider of drug knowledge bases and active clinical decision support. With over 30 years' experience of maintaining, developing and integrating drug knowledge bases across the entire healthcare spectrum, First DataBank has unrivalled expertise and knowledge in this specialist field. NHS Connecting for Health has chosen First DataBank to provide drug-related clinical decision support.

Patient safety is the driving force behind our business. Through the effective integration of our products into clinical systems, we enable safer prescribing, dispensing and administration.

Our Multilex Drug Data File - the UK's most comprehensive and widely used drug knowledge base - is in daily use by thousands of healthcare professionals in the UK.

For further information visit www.firstdatabank.co.uk.

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