For nearly 200 years, USP’s public standards have served to establish a common foundation upon which the quality of medicines can be evaluated, building trust in the healthcare system and enabling innovation to thrive. During that time, medicine has evolved tremendously.
We live in an age where the use of computers and software systems are directly integrated into the practice and delivery of healthcare. This digitization of healthcare has led to innovations such as electronic health records, telemedicine, wearable devices, and even digital therapeutics.
Imagine using software on your phone or tablet to treat health conditions that, until now, could only be treated with medications. Now stop imagining, because for some conditions, such as attention deficit disorder and substance dependency, it is already a reality.