Four good reasons to use IBM Micromedex with Watson

Stay on top of the most recent information

As medical literature expands, clinicians’ responsibility to stay on top of the most recent information is imperative – and nearly impossible. Studies show that doctors would have to spend an impossible 29 hours each workday simply to keep up with new professional insights. That’s why IBM Watson Health is applying artificial intelligence (AI) to help change how to approach and understand clinical information. Now you can type quick questions in a conversational way for clear and concise answers.

Use natural language processing to help make it easy

Tap into the AI-powered search technology directly from Micromedex by activating the conversational search assistant “Ask Watson™.” Natural language search capabilities with Watson lets you type in a natural way, asking such questions as: “Can I give with food?” or “Are there renal dosing adjustments?” Watson is trained on clinical concepts and the more you use Watson, the better it gets. Every question you ask helps Watson learn and further enhance system effectiveness and efficiency.

Get a broad scope of answers – quickly

The Watson Assistant can answer many drug information questions from specific content within Micromedex, including quick answers for drug classes, dosing and administration, IV compatibility, medication safety, mechanism of action, pharmacokinectics and drug interactions.

Rely on Micromedex for trusted, accurate information

For more than 45 years, healthcare professionals around the world have relied on the evidence-based content of Micromedex to help support clinical decisions critical to the safety of their patients. IBM Micromedex provides a single solution for evidence-based information with: 1) Drug dosing and medication management for 2,700 EMA and FDA approved drugs. 2) 3,591 disease and condition management documents. 3) 1,788 detailed protocols for toxicology and exposure management – and much more.

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