Lexicomp and Facts & Comparisons Used by Top U.S. Pharmacy Schools

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Lexicomp and Facts & Comparisons Used by Top U.S. Pharmacy Schools

Industry-leading drug information resources prepare tomorrow's pharmacists

HUDSON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its Lexicomp and/or Facts & Comparisons drug information resources are used by faculty and students at nearly 90% of the top U.S. pharmacy schools as ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Grad Schools 2014.

Lexicomp and Facts & Comparisons provide pharmacists with the pharmacology and clinical content needed to help make treatment-related decisions, improving medication safety and patient care. As two of the industry's leading drug information providers, these resources are used in clinical and retail pharmacies worldwide. As a result, when pharmacy students are exposed to these resources at the academic level and know how to quickly research pharmacology questions, not only does it help them in the classroom, but they are also better prepared for their careers - regardless of which professional path they choose after graduation! Today, Lexicomp and/or Facts & Comparisons drug information resources can be found in more than 90% of all accredited U.S. pharmacy schools.

"With more than 120 accredited pharmacy schools in the United States, academic institutions must arm their students with the tools necessary to complement their curriculum as well as their future careers as pharmacists," stated David Del Toro, Vice President & General Manager, Clinical Drug Information, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. "We are honored to have earned the trust of top-ranking pharmacy schools and believe it is a testament to the commitment and expertise of our clinical and development teams that make Lexicomp and Facts & Comparisons industry-respected leaders in the academic setting."

About Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health's customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.6 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle: @WKHealth.

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