FDA approves Invokana to treat type 2 diabetes
First in a new class of diabetes drugs.On March 29, 2013, the United
First in a new class of diabetes drugs.On March 29, 2013, the United Statesread more...
USPSTF recommendations on vitamin D supplementation for adult fracture prevention
USPSTF recommendations on vitamin D supplementation
USPSTF recommendations on vitamin D supplementationread more...
CDC reports decreases in some healthcare-associated infections
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in February 2013 that the incidence read more...
Consumer Reports Advises to Avoid 8 Unnecessary Cancer Screenings
Consumer Reports recently released an article evaluating 11 different preventative cancer screenings read more...
First OTC treatment for overactive bladder in women approved
Overactive bladder is a condition that is characterized by leaking urine read more...
FDA Warns of Doubling the Dose of Acetaminophen
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released read more...
The Drug Information Group (DIG) is a fully integrated medical communication group situated within an academic medical center. The provision of drug information services is our primary focus. In addition, we have multiple contractual agreements in which we are involved in the design and implementation of educational programs and the development and maintenance of communication services. Our work provides support and enhances the business, promotional, marketing, and sales opportunities for our clients. By partnering with the College of Pharmacy, our clients establish strong credibility with healthcare professionals and are able to attract key decision-makers to their programs. As Clinical Faculty at the College, the staff is extremely capable of translating complex pharmaceutical content into strategies that deliver the client’s message. Currently, the DIG collaborates with a number of clients including:
- Baxter Healthcare
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- Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
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January 14th, 2013: First day of Literature Evaluation and Biostatistics course at UIC