Navigation Links
WebMD Launches Medscape for iPad™ and Android™ Devices
Date:1/18/2011

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, has launched its Medscape from WebMD mobile app for Apple iPad™ and Android™ smartphones and tablets.  Medscape Mobile is the premier free medical reference, news and education app for healthcare professionals.  Since its release on the iPhone® and BlackBerry, nearly 700,000 healthcare professionals have become registered users of Medscape's Mobile application.  Medscape was also recently named the most downloaded free Medical app of the year for iPhone by Apple on its iTunes Rewind 2010 featured list of Apps.  

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/NY31462 )

"Medscape's mobile apps provide the highest quality content for healthcare professionals whether on the go, or at the point of care," said Dr. Steven Zatz, Executive Vice President, WebMD Professional Services. "By extending the Medscape experience to iPad and Android™ devices, physicians can access the information they need on the mobile platform of their choice, or from their desktop."

The Medscape apps for iPad and Android feature:

  • Fast drug reference database for researching prescribing and safety information on over 8,000 brand-name, generic and over-the counter (OTC) drugs, including herbals and supplements.
  • Powerful drug interaction checker that quickly identifies interactions for a combination of up to 30 drugs, herbals and/or supplements with detailed information from minor to contraindicated interactions.
  • In-depth clinical reference and treatment guide with information on nearly 3,400 diseases and conditions, enhanced with 1000's of images.
  • Step by step instructions for more than 600 clinical procedures, many with video.
  • Continually updated drug and clinical reference content via one-click, over-the-air updates, as well as off-line access to reference content, treatment guide and drug interaction checker for times when there is no Internet access.
  • Daily professional medical news articles from Medscape Medical News across more than 30 specialties.
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) covering hundreds of topics across more than 30 specialty areas.
  • Professional directories with search and email capabilities for more than 460,000 physicians, 6,000 hospitals and 57,000 pharmacies are available on the Android and iPhone applications.

The Medscape app for iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad can be downloaded from the Apple App Store. Users of Android™ devices can download the app from the Android Market, and BlackBerry users can download the app from BlackBerry App World™ or by directly entering medscape.com/blackberry in their BlackBerry browser. Additional details are available at www.medscapemobile.com.  

About Medscape

Medscape is the flagship site in WebMD's Professional Network, which receives over two million U.S. physician visits per month.  Medscape.com and Medscape Mobile are registration-based services that provide physicians and other healthcare professionals with comprehensive resources across more than 30 different medical specialty areas.  

About WebMD

WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals and health-focused publications. More than 80 million unique visitors access the WebMD Health Network each month.

The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD Health, Medscape, MedicineNet, emedicine, emedicineHealth, RxList, theheart.org and drugs.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE WebMD Health Corp.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. WebMD Closes Offering of 2.50% Convertible Notes Due 2018
2. WebMD Announces Proposed Offering of Convertible Notes
3. WebMD Completes Redemption of 3 1/8% Convertible Notes
4. WebMD to Present at the Citi 7th Annual U.S. Small/Mid Cap Conference
5. WebMD Announces 2009 Health Heroes
6. WebMD to Present at the 2009 Citi Investment Research Small and Mid Cap Conference
7. WebMD Health Corp. Announces Intention To Commence Tender Offer To Repurchase Up To 5,700,000 Shares of its Common Stock
8. WebMD Launches New Consumer Health Portal in the U.K.
9. WebMD and HLTH Corporation to Webcast Annual Meetings of Stockholders
10. Elanco Launches Broad-Spectrum Canine Parasiticide
11. American Medical Systems Launches STEP Patient Education Program in Europe
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 ... Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any indication, the future is ... online at www.diabetesscholars.org by the Diabetes Scholars ... in the way of academic and community service excellence. ... program since 2012, and continues to advocate for people ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker ... , industry leaders in advanced audiology and hearing aid ... Opn ™, the world,s first internet connected hearing aid ... devices.      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ) ... of ,world firsts,: , TwinLink™ - the ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 The vast majority of dialysis ... facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times a week, with ... including travel time, equipment preparation and wait time.  This ... grueling for patients who are elderly and frail.  Many ... and rehabilitation centers for some duration of time. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... First ... United States, named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell ... facility Medical Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, ... ... to helping both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented ... for the Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a ... the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who ... , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to set ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events ... turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. ... tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme mood shifts ... upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was a knife ... and say he was going to kill them. If we were driving on the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):