InfoPOEMS®: The Clinical Awareness System
Daily InfoPOEMs® point out
valid, relevant research to you via daily e-mail synopses every Monday
through Friday. The arrival of each day's POEMs may change the way you
practice. Monthly, the complete set is compiled and sent for additional
summary review. Each InfoPOEM is also added to the InfoRetriever database,
for easy future reference.
Ongoing since 1996, our editors now review more than 1,200 studies monthly
from 100+ medical journals, presenting only the best as InfoPOEMs.
The acclaimed POEMs process applies specific criteria for validity and
relevance to clinical practice. About 1 in 40 studies qualifies.
InfoRetriever® Whether on your handheld, at
your desktop, or online, InfoRetriever allows you to simultaneously search
the complete POEMs database along with 6 additional evidence-based
databases, plus the leading quick-reference tool, to enable rapid lookup and
application of information and tools while you practice.
Within seconds, you are presented with search results from all InfoPOEMs,
all Cochrane Systematic Review abstracts, 230 decision rules, over 2,500
predictive calculators, 750 summaries of evidence-based practice guidelines,
and more. Plus, the full 5-Minute Clinical Consult, including photos
Many extras, such as an ICD9 look-up to find the right codes fast, an E/M
coding assistant for payments, guided searches of Medline and other Internet
references, and 100s of indexed links to patient-education materials on the
All results are organized and presented for immediate application to your
practice, designed by clinicians for clinicians.