Skyscape Earns Highest Honors in 10th Annual Mobile Star Awards
MARLBOROUGH, MA (December 16, 2011)
– Physicians Interactive
announced today that its Skyscape
platform won highest honors in the tenth annual Mobile Star Awards™. The awards
program, sponsored by Mobile Village, recognizes excellence in a variety of
technology-related categories, including enterprise software, mobile
applications and wireless network technology. Skyscape has now won eight Mobile
Star Awards since 2005.
Skyscape won in the category of
for its free Skyscape Medical Resources app, available
for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry. The app provides more than 1 million
physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) worldwide with
access to essential clinical decision support at the point of care.
The Skyscape Medical Resources app is designed specifically for use by
physicians, nurses, EMTs, pharmacists and other HCPs, as well as for students
training to join these professions. The free app comes with 3 free medical
resources: Outlines in Clinical Medicine
, providing information on more
than 800 medical topics; Archimedes Medical Calculator
, which allows clinicians
to perform over 150 types of medical calculations; and RxDrugs
includes more than 1,600 drug monographs, an interaction checker, pill images
and formulary information on more than 5,000 health plans in the US. Resources
available for use with the app include references and tools that HCPs use in
their everyday practice such as 5 Minute Clinical Consult
, mobilePDR®, Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses
, Taber’s Cyclopedic
, The Harriet Lane Handbook
, and over 600 more.
When an HCP adds a resource to the Skyscape app, it arrives fully indexed and
cross-referenced with every other title in the app, allowing HCPs to move
seamlessly between texts and resources.
Founded in 1993, MobileVillage is dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless
technology for enterprises and professionals in a wide range of industries.
MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through
"Best of Breed" solution identification, event partnerships, an online industry
directory, industry job postings, daily online news, its widely respected Go
newsletter, a Mobile Mentors™ program, and the popular annual Mobile
Star Awards™ program.