Press Releases

Read the latest news from FDB and Hearst Health.

Sharp Transitions Awarded $100,000 2019 Hearst Health Prize For Its Outstanding Home-Based Palliative Care Program

Mar 19, 2019
Annual competition recognizes organizations’ impact on improving population health.
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Hearst Health Shares Recommendations from Healthcare Interoperability Report at HIMSS19 Conference

Feb 14, 2019
Healthcare Leadership Council and Bipartisan Policy Center call for collaboration to improve care.
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FDB Releases Patient-Specific Decision Support for Use in EHR Workflow

Feb 11, 2019
New, targeted medication warnings address high risk clinical scenarios; currently integrated in five hospital systems.
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Finalists Announced for Hearst Health Prize

Jan 31, 2019
Annual competition recognizes organizations’ impact on improving population health.
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FDB to Present Poster on Knowledge Management of Drug Information for Antibiotic Stewardship at AMIA Conference

Nov 2, 2018
Research-based prototype model of antibiotic drug information provides clinical decision support to promote antibiotic stewardship
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FDB and PetIQ Announce Upcoming Release of Industry's First Veterinary Medications Database

Oct 3, 2018
Veterinary database will deliver codified, up-to-date information on pet medications into existing pharmacy systems.
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Judges Panel Announced for the $100,000 Hearst Health Prize

Jun 19, 2018
Annual Competition Recognizes Organizations’ Impact on Improving Population Health
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Baxter Announces US FDA Clearance of New Spectrum IQ Infusion System

May 14, 2018
Partnership to Integrate First Databank's FDB Infusion Knowledge™ within Dose IQ Safety Software
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Call for Submissions Open for the 2019 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership with the Jefferson College of Population Health

May 2, 2018
Annual Competition Recognizes Organizations’ Impact on Improving Population Health
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Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance Awarded $100,000 Hearst Health Prize for 2018

Mar 20, 2018
Annual Hearst Health Prize Given in Partnership with the Jefferson College of Population Health
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FDB Releases Opioid Risk Management Drug Knowledge

Mar 15, 2018
Cloud-based solution enables safe opioid prescribing, dispensing and oversight to reduce risk of overdose and addiction.
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Dr. Charles Tuchinda Named Hearst Health Executive Vice President

Mar 14, 2018
Tuchinda will continue to serve as president of FDB (First Databank), Hearst’s largest wholly-owned stand-alone business.
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Intalere to Launch OptiMIM Advantage Data Integrity Solution at HIMSS 2018

Feb 28, 2018
FDB Prizm™ medical device knowledge will enable hospitals to maximize the effectiveness of their supply chain
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Three Finalists Named for the 2018 $100,000 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership with the Jefferson College of Population Health

Jan 25, 2018
Annual Competition Recognizes Organizations’ Impact on Improving Population Health.
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FDB Demonstrates How Consumer Directed Healthcare Exchange Gives Patients Control of their Own Health Information

Oct 4, 2017
At the Health 2.0 Conference, Meducation® successfully demonstrated a way for consumers to view, update and share their medication information right from their smartphone or other devices.
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Hearst Invests in Moffitt Cancer Center Subsidiary M2Gen

Sep 20, 2017
This partnership will help accelerate the discovery of innovative cancer therapies and improve care for patients nationwide.
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Judging Panel Announced for the 2018 $100,000 Hearst Health Prize

Jun 26, 2017
Annual competition recognizes organizations’ impact on improving population health.
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The Indianapolis Star Names First Databank (FDB) a Winner of the Central Indiana Area 2017 Top Workplaces Award

Jun 13, 2017
Top Workplaces are based on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by an independent research firm.
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Seattle Children's Integrates Meducation® to Improve Patients' Understanding of their Medications

May 16, 2017
Simplified medication instructions in a patient’s native language will improve medication dosing and adherence.
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Call for Submissions Open for the 2018 $100,000 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership with the Jefferson College of Population Health

May 2, 2017
Annual competition recognizes organizations’ impact on improving population health.
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