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For Immediate Release:

News from PEPID

SNOMED Integrated into the PEPID Knowledge Base

Evanston, IL � February 04, 2008 � � Recognizing the importance of standardized medical terminology within healthcare information technology around the world, PEPID Medical Information Resources has now integrated SNOMED (Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terms).

�Healthcare professionals often use different terms to describe the same things, and implementing a standardized format ensures that nothing is lost in translation. SNOMED within the PEPID Knowledge Base allows healthcare professionals around the world to have access to clinical decision support along with a common approach to terminology, making it easier for healthcare professionals to coordinate patient care and health records.

The fusion of PEPID and SNOMED facilitates communication between healthcare professionals, creates more consistent electronic medical records, and ultimately, improves patient safety.

Contact:
Ingrid Wells
Director, Marketing

About PEPID, LLC
Developed by Mark Rosenbloom, MBA, MD, FACEP more than a decade ago, PEPID is now an innovative developer of the most comprehensive and fully integrated point-of-care medical information resources on the market. PEPID utilizes mobile and online technology to deliver clinical decision support resources specific for healthcare professionals including doctors, nurses, EMTs and students.

PEPID content is reviewed and contributed to by partners including the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, the National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators, the Family Physician Inquiries Network, the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, the Oncology Nursing Society, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists to ensure content is of the highest quality.

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