|By Business Wire||
|March 1, 2013 11:00 AM EST||
Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Lexicomp® mobile apps are now supported on the newly released BlackBerry® 10 platform, allowing for more included content, images, and customization of features.
Pharmacists, physicians, nurses, dentists, and students utilize Lexicomp mobile apps for on the go access to the comprehensive drug information and clinical content provided by Lexicomp to help improve decision-making, medication safety, and patient outcomes. Lexicomp mobile apps on BlackBerry 10 devices will now include additional content, tools, and images not supported on older BlackBerry platforms. Support of this new platform also includes the ability for users to customize features of their Lexicomp mobile app, such as the order of the fields in drug monographs and choices in a display theme.
“As more and more clinicians rely on their mobile devices to access drug information and clinical content to improve healthcare delivery, it’s imperative that drug information providers are able to keep up with and support a wide range of mobile platforms and operating systems,” stated David Del Toro, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Drug Information, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. “We have a long standing relationship with BlackBerry and are excited to extend our mobile offerings to include the new BlackBerry 10 platform in our repertoire of supported mobile platforms.”
Lexicomp is a leading provider of drug reference and data solutions for the healthcare industry. Pharmacists, physicians, nurses and dentists worldwide depend on the comprehensive, point of care information provided by Lexicomp to help enhance medication safety, improve patient outcomes and increase efficiency. The trusted drug information of Lexicomp is accessible online, on the latest smartphones and tablets, and through integration with health information systems. An extensive library of print titles is also available. To learn more about Lexicomp drug information solutions, call 800.837.5394, 330.650.6506 or visit www.lexi.com.
Lexicomp is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.6 billion).