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Medi-Span Electronic Drug File™ (MED-File) v2

DELIVERS COMPREHENSIVE DRUG INFORMATION

Medi-Span Electronic Drug File™ (MED-File) v2 provides a codified drug dictionary, drug vocabulary, and drug pricing for prescription drugs and medication-based over-the-counter products in the United States. It supports the ever-changing world of drug information in healthcare.

Features

  • Product names
  • Dose form
  • Route of administration
  • Strength
  • Proprietary drug identifiers, including Generic Product Identifier (GPI), Drug Descriptor Identifier (DDID) and the Generic Product Packaging Code (GPPC)
  • Pricing files
    • Average Wholesale Price (AWP)
    • Wholesale Acquisition Price (WAC)
    • Direct Price (DP)
    • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Federal Upper Limit (CMS FUL)
    • Average Average Wholesale Price (AAWP)
    • Generic Equivalent Average Price (GEAP)
  • Ingredients
  • Name-based concepts and alternative names at multiple levels of specificity
  • Data Definition Language (DDL) to facilitate table creation during development
  • NEW! Daily Updates now available

Benefits

Health Care Facilities

  • Supports multiple functions in the clinician workflow requiring drug descriptive data:
    • Medication prescribing
    • Medication profiling
    • Clinical screening
  • Simplifies the process of generic product substitutions
  • Increases efficiency by providing access to automated, pricing information

Health Care Providers

  • Supports multiple functions in the clinician workflow requiring drug descriptive data:
    • Medication prescribing
    • Medication profiling
    • Clinical screening
  • Simplifies the process of generic product substitutions
  • Increases efficiency by providing access to automated, pricing information

Pharmacists

  • Supports multiple functions critical to the pharmacy workflow:
    • Dispensing
    • Medication profiling
    • Clinical screening
    • Pricing
    • Inventory management
  • Simplifies the process of generic product substitutions
  • Increases efficiency by providing access to automated, pricing information

Payers

  • Supports formulary development, management and claims adjustment
  • Assists in medication profiling and disease management
  • Supports Drug Utilization Reviews (DUR)
  • Facilitates retrospective analysis
  • Simplifies the process of generic product substitutions
  • Increases efficiency by providing access to automated, pricing information
  • Provides a single source that accesses Medi-Span's trusted clinical content
  • Increases margins by providing multiple methods to help you determine drug reimbursement

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

  • Assists in developing competitive pricing strategies
  • Identifies competitive therapeutic alternatives
  • Streamlines analysis and reporting
  • Increases efficiency by providing access to automated, pricing information
  • Provides a single source that accesses Medi-Span's trusted clinical content
  • Provides market intelligence that helps create a competitive edge

This file is produced and delivered to customers on a weekly or monthly basis.

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Current Customers

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