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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

2014AA UMLS Gold Standard Drug Database Source Information

Web site:
http://www.goldstandard.com/product/gold-standard-drug-database/

Authority
Gold Standard is a leading developer of clinical information software, services and solutions.

Purpose
The purpose of the Gold Standard Drug Database (formerly Alchemy) is to supply healthcare systems and applications with built-in integrated functionality, reliable content and decision support tools.

Description
Gold Standard Drug Database includes drug product data, drug images, pricing information, professional monographs, patient education and clinical decision support data.

Metathesaurus Scope
The Metathesaurus representation of the Gold Standard Drug Database includes only branded clinical drugs and clinical drugs.

The Metathesaurus representation of the Gold Standard Drug Database includes approximately 18,500 branded clinical drugs and 13,909 clinical drugs.

Audience
Gold Standard Drug Database is used by health care professionals and organizations.

Update Frequency
Gold Standard Drug Database is updated regularly.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
Gold Standard Drug Database is updated in each Metathesaurus release as part of RxNorm.

Sites Consulted

  1. Alchemy [Internet]. Tampa (FL): Gold Standard; c2008. Alchemy product overview; c2008 [cited 2008 Sep 29]. Available from: http://www.alchemyrx.com/about_alchemy.htm