Epocrates

Drugs
By Jonah Comstock 03:22 pm November 24, 2015
Athenahealth subsidiary Epocrates pulled its Bugs + Drugs app from the App Store this past week, two years after it was found by physician reviewers to be rife with errors; athenahealth cited challenges related to the need for "continual iteration" to maintain its accuracy.
Medical students
By Bernie Monegain 01:33 pm September 23, 2015
The 10th annual Epocrates Future Physicians of America survey reveals that medical students are overwhelmed about a number of issues, chief among them: interoperability.
Person with smartphone
By Bernie Monegain 09:11 pm July 20, 2015
Athenahealth today unveiled athenaText, a secure text messaging service integrated with athenahealth's cloud-based EHR platform. It is available free to the more than 1 million healthcare professionals on the athenahealth network and to every healthcare professional across the country.
Person using Apple Watch
By Eric Wicklund 03:04 pm May 20, 2015
The small physician practice isn't what it used to be. Today, solo docs and small practices are most likely a bit more technologically savvy and open to mHealth. Because of it, an increasing number of small EHR vendors are targeting them with new cloud-based platforms, chief among them Apple Watch apps.
Apple watches
By Eric Wicklund 10:43 pm April 13, 2015
One of the hottest mHealth devices at HIMSS15 isn't even available yet.
By Bernie Monegain 03:41 pm December 16, 2014
Private physician practices will soon be a thing of the past according to a new survey that shows them dwindling year over year as more doctors opt to become part of a hospital or health system.
By Mike Miliard 07:14 pm December 12, 2014
When Apple announced in June that it was working with the Mayo Clinic on an app that would integrate healthcare information from other third-party apps – including one from Mayo – offering a comprehensive medical view on a mobile device, we were intrigued.
By Mike Miliard 06:50 pm December 05, 2014
Despite an early stumble out of the gate, some blue chip EHR vendors have begun their collaborations with Apple's HealthKit platform.
App icons
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm September 22, 2014
Epic won't be the only electronic health record company to leverage Apple's HealthKit technology: Cerner and athenahealth are the latest EHR vendors to say they'll develop apps that interface with the platform.
Cloud computing
By Erin McCann 02:54 pm July 21, 2014
2014's second quarter brought with it a boost in earnings for cloud-based EHR company athenahealth, which reported gains this time around after disappointing numbers last quarter. Net losses were also down significantly, company officials announced last week.

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