Skyscape & eMedicine form Multi-Year Alliance

HUDSON, Mass - April 29, 2003 - Skyscape, Inc., today announced a multi-year strategic relationship with eMedicine, the producer of the eMedicine Clinical Knowledge Base, to make all of eMedicine’s peer-reviewed content available to medical professionals on their handheld computers. This is the first time medical professionals will be able to use Skyscape’s innovative technology to access dynamic, peer-reviewed treatment and diagnostic information on their personal digital assistants (PDAs), which also links to their other medical references.

eMedicine content includes 7,000 disease-specific monographs, representing all major medical specialties. “With new treatments and interactions discovered and published everyday, medical professionals need continually updated clinical resources, such as eMedicine’s Clinical Knowledge Base. Our partnership with Skyscape enables medical practitioners to access this information how and when they need it—on their PDAs at the point of care,” said Jonathan Adler, MD, president of eMedicine. “Now physicians can access the same peer-reviewed content available from eMedicine on their handhelds by using Skyscape’s technology. PDAs significantly improve access to medical knowledge.”

Unlike other medical references, eMedicine’s content is peer reviewed and frequently updated by nearly 10,000 contributing physician authors and editors, as well as doctors of pharmacy, whenever new developments in treatment, diagnostic procedures or drug interactions are reported. Users of the Skyscape-powered eMedicine content will be automatically notified when free content updates become available for easy downloading onto their PDAs.

“This is a significant partnership for Skyscape, for as our capabilities are brought to the attention of eMedicine’s institutional customers, the benefits of our smARTlink technology – which automatically integrates the updated eMedicine content appropriately with other Skyscape references on user’s PDAs – will provide a higher level of capability and value,” said RJ Mathew, vice president of marketing and business development for Skyscape. “This is just the beginning and clearly demonstrates Skyscape’s capabilities to bring current information to medical professionals throughout the enterprise. Skyscape will continue to work with publishers, such as eMedicine, to develop and bring real-time update capabilities to PDA users.”

Skyscape will market content from 14 specialty areas of eMedicine’s Clinical Knowledge Base for handheld computers, including:

·Internal medicine with 18 subspecialties
·Otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery
·Pediatrics with 26 specialties
·Physical medicine and rehabilitation
·General surgery and surgical subspecialties
·Plastic surgery
·Sports medicine
·Emergency medicine
·Emergency medicine and family health (consumer/patient education)

Pricing and Availability

Beginning early Q2 2003, peer-reviewed eMedicine content powered by Skyscape will be available for purchase and download at either the Skyscape or eMedicine websites. Each specialty area will be available for $69.00. The user’s annual subscription includes quarterly content updates, ensuring access to current information for use at the point of care. Users will be automatically notified of content updates via Skyscape’s smARTupdate (auto-update) application.


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