News from PEPID

MicroSD card speeds answers, improves functionality and expands memory

Evanston, Illinois -- January 15, 2007 -- PEPID LLC (the developer of mobile medical information resources for healthcare) and an Alliance Partner of Research In Motion (RIM) of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (makers of BlackBerry® wireless devices and enterprise platform solutions) announced today a new feature for their line medical knowledge tools and drug information applications designed exclusively for use on BlackBerry® handheld devices.

PEPID now installs and runs from microSD (Secure Digital) cards available for the popular new BlackBerry Pearl™ device. This new capability dramatically reduces the memory space and time required to install PEPID knowledge tools, while speeding access and answers, allowing physicians and other health care professionals to access to point-of-care reference information more quickly than ever.

"We were the first developer in our space to take full advantage of the performance capabilities of BlackBerry devices," says John Wagner, President of PEPID LLC, "and we continue to upgrade our products to better serve the needs of our customers. PEPID for BlackBerry users already benefit from our deep medical and nursing content, now delivered with even greater speed."

PEPID for BlackBerry 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 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 BlackBerry® MDS Technology, PEPID content will integrate into new and existing medical information systems for enhanced clinical decision-support and risk management to support better patient care and services.

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.