updated 11/8/2010 6:46:12 AM ET 2010-11-08T11:46:12

PHOENIX, Nov. 5, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PEPID, the leading developer of clinical decision-support information and technology for doctors and nurses, announced today the release of its beta application for the Apple iPad®.

"The iPad is the latest to join the PEPID family of applications. It continues our corporate mandate to make PEPID's award-winning content available to healthcare professionals anytime, anyplace — regardless of the device they use today or in the future," says John Wagner, President.

PEPID is calling for iPad users to help test the latest version of its software, designed specifically to take full advantage of the large screen and user-friendly functionality of the iPad. Beta testers will not need a current subscription to PEPID to participate. More information on the program can be found at www.pepid.com/iPad.

"We're very excited about the release of PEPID's beta for the Apple iPad. Our development team is working hard to maximize the usability and potential of the iPad in healthcare settings," says Edward Reynolds, PEPID's Chief Technology Officer.

PEPID's reputable clinical and pharmacological content is designed to support clinicians through every stage of the decision support process, increasing safety and accuracy through better-informed patient care.

PEPID contains the most extensive drug database on the market today, along with thousands of disease profiles and medical conditions, medical and dosing calculators, a drug interactions checker, illustrations, laboratory values, and a differential diagnosis generator, all of which are available on the iPad PEPID beta application.

PEPID has provided clinical specialty-focused products since 1994, focusing on the way healthcare professionals practice medicine. PEPID offers the most robust medical information resources on the market as well as the best customer service in the industry.

Looking in one place and finding everything you need is powerful in any industry, but the benefits are even more substantial in healthcare. PEPID is available for smartphones, online or delivered into an existing electronic medical record system.

Learn more at pepid.com/iPad.

Contact:  Jenna Reynolds
Phone: (888) 321-7828 x211
Email: press@pepid.com

About PEPID LLC

PEPID utilizes cutting-edge technology to deliver clinical decision-support resources specific for healthcare professionals including doctors, nurses, EMTs and students.

PEPID content is reviewed and contributed to by partners including the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, the National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators, the Family Physician Inquiries Network, the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, the Oncology Nursing Society, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists to ensure content is of the highest quality.

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