Health Communication Network (HCN) Monday, 3 September 2012

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McGraw-Hill products were also marketed in Australian through HCN, but this arrangement finishes at the end of 2010. (28/9/10)

Australian Anti-Infection Handbook (AAH)

AAH brochure (3/9/12)

Natural Standard

About Natural Standard  (7/3/11)  “The best and most authoritative web site available on herbal medicines.” The World Health Organization (WHO)


TOXINZ is an Internet database containing information regarding toxic compounds and the management of poisoned patients. [2010-current] (29/6/10)                    

Micromedex [2006-current]

From 31 October 2011, HCN is the single distributor model in the Australian and New Zealand markets. (Thomson Reuters Healthcare, 26/10/11)

DRUGDEX ® System
DRUG-REAX ® System
Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference
Index Nominum International Drug Directory
DISEASEDEX ™ General Medicine
DISEASEDEX Emergency Medicine
ReproRisk System
CareNotes Systems
AltMedDex ® System
AltMedDex Protocols

Other Products

AusDI Advanced (Australian Drug Information) - Introduction & Guide (4/11/09) [2001, 2004-current]

Australian Injectable Drugs Handbook (AIDH Online)  [2009-current]
Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH)  Subscriber access = [2003-current]
AMH Drug Choice Companion Online: Aged Care [2008-current]
Case Based Learning (CBL)  [2001 only]
Childrens Hospital at Westmead Handbook [2008, 2010]
eTG Complete [2007-current]
Harrisons Online & Hurst's (see McGraw-Hill)
iECG (Interactive ECG) [2007-current]
InfoPOEMS is now distributed by Wiley InterScience (2/8/06)
ISABEL  [2008-current]
Medical Officers Handbook  [2008-current]
MedicinesComplete [2008-current] (See also 2010 offer to CAUL for MedicinesComplete and RPS Publishing Journals (via Swets, 2/9/09, updated 25/9/09))

MIMS Online & DrugAlert [2001-2009, no longer available through HCN 3/9/09, see MIMS]
Murtaghs General Practice Series Online  [2007-current]
Paediatric Pharmacopoeia  [2010-current]
STAT!Ref TextBook Series [2007-current] (see also STAT!Ref)
Therapeutic Guidelines (eTG Complete) [2008-current]                                                                   


HCN 2011 Clinical Information Access Agreement (24/10/11)

Clinical Information Access Agreement (28/8/09)
Clinical Information Access Agreement. (11/11/03)

Technical/Sales Support

Help Desk:  or phone 1800 643 850 or 02 6281 5881

Contact:  Nigel Ashworth, Business Development Manager, Knowledge Solutions (11/4/11)


Each individual customer has their own statistics available using their username and password through:*username*  (Your username is available from your Datasets Coordinator or from HCN) Also, due to space restrictions, HCN do not usually archive the University statistics, however they are downloadable from their website for customer archiving.

CAUL Pricing / Offers to CAUL/CEIRC

Members-only documents are accessible from the display at the end of this page.

Australian Anti-Infection Handbook (AAH) 2013 pricing for CAUL (31/8/12) [Members only]

TOXINZ 2012 pricing for CAUL (24/10/11) [Members only]

Natural Standard 2011 pricing for CAUL (9/3/11) [Members only]

HCN is now providing a CAUL-only section on its web site - all current pricing information can be found there. Password is included in the 'restricted information' document at the end of this page. (21/11/03) [Members only]

HCN 2011 pricing for CAUL (28/9/10) [Members only]

HCN 2010 pricing for CAUL [Members only

HCN 2009 pricing for CAUL [Members only

HCN 2008 pricing for CAUL [Members only

HCN 2007 pricing for CAUL [Members only

HCN 2006 pricing for CAUL [Members only

HCN 2005 pricing for CAUL [Members only

HCN 2004 pricing for CAUL, includes 2001 pricing [Members only

HCN 2003 pricing for CAUL [Members only

HCN 2001 pricing for CAUL - see 2004 pricing document [Members only