Orbis Broadcast Group, the parent company for AHCN, and the largest producer of health related television and video-based education programs for consumers and health professionals, initiated the development of the Network in 1994.
The organizations we have involved in AHCN bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in health information and education for consumers and health professionals," said Tim Bahr.
Our involvement in AHCN takes us one step further in assuring that family physicians and their patients receive timely, credible health information.
NHC's President, Myrl Weinberg, believes that involvement in AHCN serves the needs of its member associations as well as patients.
Halperin notes that, "USP is pleased to provide patients and practitioners, through AHCN, direct access to the highest standard of scientific and evidence-based drug information.
said that his organizations involvement in AHCN is a step towards leading the industry to better educate both patients and physicians with the most current technology available.
An integral part of the AHCN system is the extensive pharmaceutical database provided by USP (U.
USP Executive Vice President, Jerome Halpern, said that by integrating USP's database into AHCN, patients can obtain valuable information about their prescription medications.
Through AHCN, we now have the fastest way to disseminate accurate information directly to patients," Ms.