Unbound Medicine and F.A. Davis Partner to
Bring Leading Medical References to Handheld and Wireless Devices
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses and Taber's Cyclopedic Medical
Dictionary Delivered via the CogniQ Platform
Charlottesville, VA, February 18, 2004 Unbound Medicine,
a leading provider of handheld, wireless, and Web solutions for
healthcare, and F.A. Davis Company, a leading publisher of health
professional texts and databases for the medical and nursing community,
today announced a partnership to integrate F.A. Davis's best-selling
references with Unbound Medicine's award-winning CogniQ platform.
Via CogniQUnbound Medicine's integrated handheld, wireless
and Web platformF.A. Davis content will be delivered to
the point of need, enabling physicians, nurses, and other health
professionals to access the latest medical knowledge on their
device of choice.
"Our partnership with Unbound Medicine provides a unique
opportunity to meet the growing demands of mobile health professionals,"
said Judy Ilov Neely, Senior Vice President of F.A. Davis Company.
"Unbound's award-winning knowledge management platform is
ideal for our content because it allows health professionals to
manage their professional knowledge wherever they chooseon
personal digital assistants, wireless devices, or the Web."
"We are delighted to work with F.A. Davis to deliver critical,
authoritative clinical knowledge where and when it is needed,"
said William Detmer, MD, president and CEO of Unbound Medicine.
"Davis's content is specially suited for mobile health professionals
and our CogniQ platform because it provides up-to-date, practical
information on a wide range of clinical topics in a consistent
and easy-to-use form."
Product rollout begins with Davis's Drug Guide
Product rollout began today with Davis's
Drug Guide for Nurses, the comprehensive and highly respected
drug reference for the nursing community. This best-selling resource
covers more than 5,000 medications, drug classes, and herbal preparations.
Via CogniQ, drug updates are delivered to the PDA automatically
on synchronization and extensive cross-linking allows easy navigation
to the desired information.
In the coming weeks, Unbound will launch Taber's Cyclopedia Medical
Dictionary, the best-selling healthcare dictionary. This comprehensive
resource covers more than 55,000 medical terms and provides up-to-date
definitions, etymology, and pronunciations in areas of medicine,
nursing, and alternative/complementary medicine.
About F.A. Davis Company
F.A. Davis Company (www.fadavis.com)
is a leading American publisher that has been independently owned
and operated since 1879. It is well known in the healthcare industry
for its many best selling textbooks, references, and educational
software in nursing, medicine and the health professions. Among
its top selling titles are Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary,
the best selling healthcare dictionary for over 60 years and Davis's
Drug Guide for Nurses. In addition to nursing, F.A. Davis publishes
extensively in the areas of physical therapy, occupational therapy,
and clinical lab sciences.
About Unbound Medicine
Unbound Medicine, Inc. (www.unboundmedicine.com)
develops next-generation knowledge management systems for healthcare.
The company's handheld, wireless, and Web-based technology platform
and information architecture services help partners provide healthcare
professionals with advanced systems for acquiring, managing, and