(Chicago, Illinois - June 2004) – PEPID LLC, the leader in portable point-of-care healthcare information, won the Journal of Emergency Medical Services Hot Products Award for the third consecutive year. The current market leader in integrated medical databases for use on the PDA and desktop/laptop, PEPID provides medical software suites for most healthcare practitioners.

PEPID’s pre-hospital emergency suite, PEPID EMS, has won the Hot Products Award in 2002, 2003, and now 2004. It continues to be a favorite among EMS/EMT professionals. PEPID EMS offers EMTs and paramedics with a fully integrated database of pre-hospital topics, medical and dosing calculators, drug interaction generator, and thousands of drugs including herbals and OTCs.

Each year, JEMS showcases innovative products used by professionals in the EMS industry that have been released in the past six months. This year’s award recognizes the abundant content in PEPID EMS and the newly designed toolbar, which provides direct access and easier navigation to life-saving information.

“PEPID is excited to win this prestigious award three years in a row,” says Dr. Mark Rosenbloom, Founder and CEO of PEPID. “Every day we strive to make PEPID more comprehensive, more integrated, and more authoritative. Winning this award reinforces our goals and provides proof that we are making a product that is influential and effective in the medical industry.”

PEPID, a portable medical information database is designed to assist in the reduction of medical errors and improve patient outcomes. It provides healthcare professionals access to current pharmacological and clinical information at the point-of-care via personal data assistants (PDAs). PEPID was founded in 1994 by Dr. Mark Rosenbloom, a board-certified emergency physician at Northwestern University School of Medicine. PEPID covers medical and trauma topics as well as drug topics typically encountered in emergency and primary care settings.

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