FDB AlertSpace®

The breakthrough solution for medication alert fatigue
FDB AlertSpace®
AlertSpace leverages clinicians’ collective experience to make medication alerts more meaningful, supporting clinician satisfaction and better patient care.

Facing the Alert Fatigue Challenge

The high volume of medication alerts for drug-drug interactions, drug-allergy reactions, and more overwhelms clinicians, renders some alerts ineffective, and ultimately frustrates drug alert management efforts. FDB AlertSpace is the solution to:

  • Support more effective and precise medication alert management initiatives
  • Modify alerts using clinician input, localized experience, and collective knowledge
  • Reduce alert fatigue and improve clinician acceptance of computerized provider order entry (CPOE)

Customize and Collaborate to Quickly Reduce Medication Alert Volume

Tapping into FDB MedKnowledge, FDB AlertSpace enables clinicians to collaboratively improve and customize alerts to make them more meaningful, intuitive, and actionable.

  • Customize FDB allergen groups, medications, and ingredient names used to profile patient allergens
  • Edit, turn off, track, and audit customizations
  • Compare and leverage the alerts most commonly customized by the FDB AlertSpace community
  • Load your alert customizations directly into your medication decision support system for immediate use in the workflow

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