RxFacts.org – Independent Drug Information Service
The Independent Drug Information Service is a program that has the aim of providing physicians with a non-commercial and evidence-based source of information about the drugs that they regularly prescribe. The iDiS site can be reached online at RxFacts.
org, and it concisely explains how the system works. In general terms, a team of physicians and drug researches evaluate medical journals and other data sources in order to collect the best and most reliable information about the drugs that are used in primary care practice nowadays. Further resources include information on clinical topics like antihypertensive therapies and diabetes management, while a page that goes by the name of “Government Drug Benefits” list programs such as PACE (Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly) that provide prescription coverage to older Pennsylvanians, as well as standing as one of the prime sponsors of the Independent Drug Information Service. The site also provides links to related sites of interest such as the American College of Physicians Journal Club.