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About First DataBank

First DataBank (FDB), a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation, is a leading provider of electronic drug information—“the knowledge inside” healthcare information systems. For more than two decades, they have delivered proven knowledge bases for integration into varied healthcare applications, with particular expertise in clinical decision support within the workflow. Their portfolio also includes comprehensive reference products; integrated content software; and specialty software for nutritionists. Many of these products help reduce the incidence of medication errors and adverse drug events, which can result in shorter hospital stays, lower medical costs, and improved patient care.

Through the expertise of their staff—including clinicians, software engineers and knowledge base designers—First DataBank has developed reliable drug and diagnostic decision-support information that spans the healthcare continuum. It is found in organizations ranging from hospitals to pharmacies, physician practices, pharmacy benefit management, drug wholesalers and manufacturers, long-term care providers and home health providers, as well as state and federal government agencies. First DataBank is headquartered in San Bruno, California.

First DataBank’s End User Terms of Use

End Users shall access Using Medicines from First DataBank subject to the following terms.

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