News from PEPID
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Societyô promotes unified information technology for improved healthcare nationwide
Evanston, Illinois -- January 28, 2007 -- PEPID
LLC, developer of mobile medical information resources for healthcare,
announced today that it is now a corporate member of the Healthcare Information
and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the leading healthcare information
technology association. PEPIDís membership reflects our commitment
to the successful deployment of a nationwide healthcare information system
for improved quality of care.
The healthcare industry is generally recognized as the most information intensive. HIMSS supports comprehensive solutions for all aspects of healthcare information management, general administration, as well as clinical practice. Integrating mobile information systems into the practice of healthcare is expected to decrease costs, increase efficiency and enhance care.
PEPID is an industry pioneer that has helped transform
medical knowledge into valuable information at the point-of-care. Widely
preferred by individual doctors and nurses for decision-support information
in clinical settings, PEPIDís knowledge base also offers enterprise-wide
database and integration tools for EMR, HIS, and CPOE applications.
PEPID delivers point-of-care 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 medical specialists, primary care physicians, internal medicine specialists, nurses, pharmacists, and emergency medical teams, physicians, residents, nurses, students, emergency medical teams, and pharmacists.
In addition to products for individual caregivers, PEPID provides referential content for hospitals and healthcare systems. Utilizing PEPIDô web services, wireless mobile, online intranet and internet, and PDA software technologies, PEPID content integrates into new and existing medical information systems for enhanced clinical decision-support and risk management. Institutions can use PEPIDís database options and integration flexibility to support better patient care and services in every hospital, department, and healthcare setting.
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.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of human health.
Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., and other locations across the U.S.A., HIMSS represents more than 20,000 individual members and over 300 corporate members that collectively represent organizations employing millions of people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed to promote information and management systemsí contributions to ensuring quality patient care.
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