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California Fires Prompt Emergency Site Activation

October 25, 2007
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ICERx.org (In Case of Emergency Prescription history service) has been activated to provide licensed physicians and pharmacists caring for California wildfire evacuees with secure online access to available medication history information for affected individuals.

Through the system, authorized users will be able to securely view the following information:

· A listing of prescription medications taken by the evacuee

· Quantity and day supply

· The pharmacy that filled the prescription

· The provider who wrote the prescription

· Drug information, such as indication and dosage, administration, and interactions

According to ICERx.org, prescription data is available only to U.S.-licensed physicians and pharmacists who have been authenticated and registered on its Web site. To register, licensed physicians and pharmacists should call 1-888-ICERX-50 (1-888-423-7950) and follow the appropriate prompts.

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