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Epocrates answers call of iPhone-wielding healthcare professionals


Epocrates, Inc., the developer of mobile applications used by more than 500,000 healthcare professionals, has announced plans to bring its clinical software products to the iPhone. The popular prescription management software was highlighted by Steve Jobs during the iPhone Software Roadmap media briefing alongside demonstrations by Salesforce.com, AOL’s Instant Messenger service, and games from EA and Sega.
“By putting so much computing power into such an elegant mobile device, Apple has opened up tremendous opportunities for application developers,” said Kirk Loevner, Epocrates Chairman and CEO. “The technology and software in the iPhone OS will allow us to create new and innovative applications that help improve patient safety and provide healthcare professionals with an unsurpassed user experience.”

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    The wait is over! We are excited to announce that Epocrates Rx software for iPhone is now available for download! Epocrates Rx allows for instant access to drug Information, pill ID, drug Interactions and reference formulary Information – all without the need for Internet connectivity!

    Taking advantage of the iPhones computing power and visual capabilities, this free drug and formulary reference features a drug identifier tool that helps doctors determine a patient’s existing medication with a physical description (e.g., round, blue and scored). As many doctors have said – no more mystery pills!

    Epocrates designed specifically for the sleek and user-friendly interface of the iPhone platform taking advantage of the innovative interface and computing power. Be one of the first to see it at http://www.epocrates.com/products/rx/iphone.html.