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For Immediate Release

Truven Health Analytics and Dot.Lib Information LLC to Host International Healthcare Summit on the Benefits of Adopting Evidence-based Clinical Decision Support in Clinical Practice

Event brings together prominent healthcare professionals and clinicians to discuss “Embracing New Technologies and Trusted Evidence to Enhance Patient Safety”

Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 05, 2013 — Mexico City, — Truven Health Analytics™ today announced that it will host an international healthcare summit in partnership with its premier Latin American business partner, Dot.Lib Information LLC. The summit will feature prominent healthcare professionals and clinicians experienced with the impact and benefits of using Clinical Decision Support (CDS) resources to augment patient safety and avoid adverse events in patient care. The invitation-only event will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the W Hotel Mexico City.

Several presentations at the summit will highlight the use of Truven Health Micromedex® Solutions, a single-source of evidence-based CDS for Medication, Toxicology, Disease, Laboratory, Neonatal and Pediatric, and Patient and Consumer Education resources. Micromedex Solutions are used by clinicians in more hospitals and healthcare institutions worldwide than any other evidence-based clinical content provider.

Speakers and scheduled presentations for the Embracing New Technologies and Trusted Evidence toEnhance Patient Safety (“Adoptando nuevas Tecnologías y Evidencias confiables que intensifican la Seguridad del Paciente”) Summit include:

    Key Note Presentation

    • “Expanding Access and Use of Trusted Evidence Based Resources to Accelerate Patient Safety Initiatives, ” by Tina Moen, Pharm. D., Chief Clinical Officer, Truven Health Analytics.

    Guest Presentations

    • “Adequate Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome and How to Educate the Patient and Their Family Using Evidence Based Resources, ” by Erick Rolando Vidal Andrade, Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Angeles Lomas, Mexico City.
    • “Experience with Trusted Care and Quality in Health Through the Use Evidence Based Content, ” by Angela Caro, Chemist, Pharmacist, Foundation Coordinator National University of Colombia, Bogota.
    • “Evidence in Practice: An Intelligent Prescription, ” by Luis Duban Almanza Martinez, General Director, Editorial Médica Latina S.A. de C.V., D&MS Drugs and Market Share S.C., Mexico.
    • “The Use of Digital Tools When Following Pharmaco Therapeutics, ” by Guillermo Barrnco Castaneda, Chemist, Pharmacist and Biologist, American British Cowdray Hospital, Mexico City.

    To learn more about how your organizational members can attend the Truven Health Micromedex Solutions and Dot.Lib event, or for members of the media interested in receiving a media access pass, contact Napoleon Villanueva at +044-552-190-8657.


About Dot.Lib Information LLC:
Dot.Lib is a company dedicated to the dissemination of scientific information by offering online access to the content of eBooks, eJournals and databases in all relevant subject areas. Established in 1991 as an agent/distributor in Brazil to some of the main international scientific publishers, today Dot.Lib is a diverse company operating in all Latin America countries, offering the broadest area and solution coverage in scientific research. With a strong presence in the academic, governmental, corporate, industrial and health sectors, Dot.Lib currently services more than 500 institutional clients spread throughout Latin America. For more information, please visit http://www.dot.lib.com.

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

Truven Health Analytics®, part of the IBM Watson Health™ business, provides 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 make confident decisions that directly affect the health and well-being of people and organizations in the US and around the world. The company was acquired by IBM in 2016 to help form a new business, Watson Health. Watson Health aspires to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights.

Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in healthcare, such as MarketScan®, 100 Top Hospitals®, Advantage Suite®, Micromedex®, Simpler® and ActionOI®. Truven Health has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, MI, Chicago, IL, and Denver, CO.


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