VA National Drug File

Metadata Updated: July 2, 2019

The VA National Drug File is a centrally maintained electronic drug list used by the VA hospitals and clinics. Facilities use the VA National Drug File to check drug interactions, to manage orders, and to send outpatient prescriptions to regional automated mail-out pharmacies. The VA National Drug File includes information on clinical drugs, drug classes, ingredients and National Drug Code (NDC) Directory codes.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero


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Metadata Created Date July 2, 2019
Metadata Updated Date July 2, 2019
Data Update Frequency R/P1M

Metadata Source

Harvested from VA JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date July 2, 2019
Metadata Updated Date July 2, 2019
Publisher Department of Veterans Affairs
Unique Identifier VA-VHA-PBM-007
VHA Open Data
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1M
Bureau Code 029:15
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Collection Package Id 61d6b262-4c3f-45ac-ab76-021b8ae3d70c
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary
Harvest Object Id 702ff149-84f8-4694-aa4c-2363a0e5be45
Harvest Source Id e868f753-9395-4666-a30c-219334a64c6b
Harvest Source Title VA JSON
Data First Published 2017-07-26
Homepage URL
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2018-04-25
Program Code 029:047
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 36662d7651fb9dd37e267245242cb5c56ca6c58e
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 1998-10-01T04:00:00Z/2016-01-01T05:00:00Z
Category Pharmacy

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