Last month Epocrates announced they too are entering the medical records market, so add one more. It is interesting to see how some of this is evolving today with companies that have perhaps a portion of the puzzle and then expand to bring in the one stop shop concept with expansion, seeing a lot of this of late.
FALLS CHURCH, VA – TRICARE, the Department of Defense healthcare program, has contracted with San Mateo, Calif.-based Epocrates to offer physicians mobile access to the TRICARE formulary list.DoD enlists Epocrates for TRICARE formulary access | Healthcare IT News
Officials say that improved access to drug information at the point of care will translate into improved the doctor-patient relationships, better care delivery, and cost savings for military families.
“Epocrates provides a convenient way for healthcare professionals to keep up to date on formulary information and make appropriate prescribing decisions for our patients," says LTC Stacia Spridgen, director of the TRICARE Management Activity's Pharmacoeconomic Center.