News from PEPID
The Academy to provide review and contribution to the point of care leader in Emergency Medicine
Evanston, Illinois – January 31, 2007 – PEPID LLC, leading developer of mobile medical information resources for healthcare, today announced a corporate partnering agreement with the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM). The agreement is designed to leverage the expertise of both organizations to promote enhanced decision-support tools for specialists in emergency medicine. Under the terms of the agreement, the AAEM will provide a review of PEPID's emergency medicine content. PEPID has agreed to support the Academy's efforts to promote the use of mobile information resources on PDA's and online, so emergency specialists can get the decision-support they need faster.
"I welcome The American Academy of Emergency Medicine to PEPID with great pride" said John Wagner, President of PEPID. "Our history of partnering with renowned professional medical associations in emergency care, primary care, hospital care, oncology, pharmaceutical and nursing allows us to continue to provide the absolute most current, relevant and peer reviewed point of care information to all medical professionals throughout the entire healthcare system. Our AAEM relationship will provide a virtual plethora of content from the most respected educators and care providers nationwide."
"Patient overcrowding, nurse shortages, and difficulty in recruiting and retaining board-certified emergency physicians, especially in rural areas, are all reasons why emergency healthcare workers have to be increasingly productive," commented Tom Scaletta, MD, President of AAEM. "Having instant access to vital knowledge resources, in the palm of their hand and in the Emergency Department will help Emergency Physicians better meet the demand for their services."
PEPID delivers mobile access to fully-integrated medical, clinical, and pharmacological information, including evidence-based medicine; medical calculators, dosing calculators, drug interactions generator and illustrations. There are specialty-focused applications for all emergency physicians, primary care physicians, internal medicine specialists, nurses, pharmacists, residents, students, paramedics, and pharmacists.
In addition to products for individual caregivers, PEPID provides referential content for hospitals and healthcare systems. PEPID content will integrate into new and existing medical information systems for enhanced clinical decision-support for better patient care and services.
About PEPID LLC
PEPID Mobile Information Resources for Healthcare have been proven under fire in combat zones, natural disasters, clinics, hospitals, universities and schools around the world. By using PEPID products, healthcare professionals find answers to tough diagnostic and therapeutic questions, resulting in better patient satisfaction and outcomes. Schools use PEPID for better learning in classrooms and clinical settings. For institutions, PEPID means easy implementation, higher productivity, fewer errors, and greater staff and patient satisfaction. Patients benefit from better service, education, and care.
PEPID partners with The American Academy of Emergency Medicine The National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators, the Family Physicians Inquiries Network, the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, the Oncology Nursing Society, and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists to ensure that PEPID provides the highest quality content.
Visit www.pepid.com for more information.
About the AAEM
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) is the specialty society of emergency medicine representing more than 5,000 members. Fellows of AAEM are certified by either the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM). AAEM supports fair and equitable practice environments necessary to allow the specialist in emergency medicine to deliver the highest quality of patient care. Visit www.aaem.org for more information.