Why Medi-Span?

In recent surveys, successful healthcare companies described their experiences with Medi-Span and detailed the value of its data:



of customers are satisfied with the quality of Medi-Span data

Renewal Rate


of customers are likely to renew their Medi-Span data license



or greater increase in productivity reported by hundreds of Medi-Span customers

Wolters Kluwer brings you Medi-Span drug data, used across the healthcare continuum to help inform medication-related decisions.

Why do prominent healthcare companies prefer Medi-Span? 
The sheer amount of data required to support healthcare decisions is impossible for one person, or even one organization, to wrangle. That’s why we streamline valuable content and decision support functionality into intelligent databases and integrated tools. 

Drug data is available with various delivery options to best meet your needs

Flat files

If you would like to see and manipulate the data for analysis purposes and have the infrastructure in place, we offer content as flat files.


If you are looking to implement faster with lesser development effort and resources, we offer locally hosted application programming interfaces (APIs).

Web services

If you are looking for embedded drug data in a cloud-based environment and need real-time data, we offer web services.

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Medi-Span has been the drug data choice of healthcare businesses and professionals for decades. Find out why.

Trusted drug data

You can have confidence in our data because it is the No. 1 choice of many leading companies.

Who prefers and trusts Medi-Span?

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17 out of 20 of the top-grossing PBMs and 95% of the 20 top health insurance companies

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7 of the 10 top-grossing EMRs

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Retail pharmacies

4 of the 5 top-grossing retailers

  • Speed to market
  • Competitive advantage
  • Valuable resource
  • Fast results
  • Consistent pricing data
  • Business essential
  • Key content
  • Provides confidence
  • Unifying data
  • Timely and relevant
  • Strong foundation
Medi-Span implementation support helped save me one month in speed to market and about $10,000 in development costs.
Keith Streckenbach, CEO
[Medi-Span] allows us to provide features that our competitors do not have.
Senior developer from a healthcare software vendor
As a claims processor, we rely on Medi-Span and its wealth of drug information to forecast and price claims for our clients. Medi-Span is the go-to [data resource] that is recognized across the industry for [manufacturer-provided] drug information. They have innovative tools and excellent customer service that will go above and beyond to provide the best available solution.
Healthcare vendor systems analyst
Medi-Span, in my view, beats everyone else. It helps you find twice as many drug errors—errors that would lead to readmission—in half the amount of time.
Keith Streckenbach, CEO
It is the source for the benchmark prices consistently used in the PBM industry and the tool we use to hold PBMs accountable to their pricing promises to our employers.
Insurance company senior actuarial consultant
Business cannot survive without Medi-Span data.
Fortune 500 PBM clinical pharmacist
Only reliable published resource for [manufacturer-provided] AWP. [Medi-Span proprietary] GPI is therapeutic classification system of choice. It is very enabling, as clinical management rules are easily articulated.
Chief Pharmacy Officer from a PBM
Even in an era where data abounds, there is a terrific amount of uncertainty. People want confidence that what they are seeing is [based on] real [manufacturer-provided information]—Medi-Span provides that confidence.
Health plan executive
[Medi-Span] allows for consistency across the company, industry and clients.
Manager from an insurance company
The Medi-Span database allows our system to have the latest and most current information available. It is especially needed for package information, interaction checking, and clinical printing.
Executive from a healthcare software vendor
This is a foundational piece that is used throughout the organization in many systems and is often used to connect data from multiple systems.
Systems analyst from a top-grossing PBM
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