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Truven Health Analytics Introduces Role-Based Micromedex Solution for Pharmaceutical Companies

New Cross-Database Searching and Data Aggregation Helps Drive Efficiencies for Pharmaceutical Users

Ann Arbor, MI, Feb. 12, 2014 — Truven Health Analytics™ today announced the global availability of its new Micromedex® Pharmaceutical Knowledge solution, specifically designed to meet the needs of professionals in the pharmaceutical and associated business sectors.

Forty-four of the top 50 pharmaceutical companies around the world rely on Micromedex Solutions for trusted, global drug evidence. The new Micromedex Pharmaceutical Knowledge solution offers a unique, role-based interface for advanced searching across multiple databases, drug results customization and data export, to better support research efficiencies in the pharmaceutical (non-hospital) business setting.

“By partnering closely with our customers at every stage in the development of this solution, we’re confident our goal of creating a tailored, more productive pharmaceutical user experience has been achieved, ” said Thomas Hegelund, Senior Vice President and General Manager with Truven Health Analytics. “The new Pharmaceutical Knowledge solution brings together the trusted evidence and global guidance of Micromedex clinical content with specific functionality our pharmaceutical customers’ business demands.”

Truven Health Analytics is providing dedicated trainers with pharmaceutical sector experience, tailored promotional support and user engagement programs to help raise organizational adoption and ensure customers receive the most value from the solution experience.

About Micromedex® Pharmaceutical Knowledge
Micromedex Pharmaceutical Knowledge is a unique, role-based solution providing trusted evidence and global guidance with a pharmaceutical perspective. With the specific needs of pharmaceutical and associated industry users in mind, this new solution is enhanced for advanced searching, drug results comparison, and aggregation with other information resources. A single, consolidated search across multiple resources - DRUGDEX®, Martindale and Index Nominum – delivers fast, accurate results to pharmaceutical users, in a way that complements their workflow. For more information, please visit http://micromedex.com/pharmaceutical.

About Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health Business

Truven Health Analytics an IBM Company, delivers the answers that clients need to help them improve healthcare quality and access while reducing costs. We provide market-leading performance improvement solutions built on data integrity, advanced analytics, and domain expertise. For more than 40 years, our insights and solutions have been providing hospitals and clinicians, employers and health plans, state and federal government agencies, life sciences companies, and policymakers the facts they need to help them make confident decisions that directly affect the health and well-being of people and organizations in the U.S. and around the world.

Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in healthcare, such as MarketScan®, 100 Top Hospitals®, Advantage Suite®, Micromedex®, Simpler®, ActionOI® and JWA. Truven Health has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit http://truvenhealth.com.


Brian Erni
For Truven Health Analytics
J. Roderick, Inc. Public Relations