Unbound Medicine and Datapharm Launch Mobile Medicines Compendium UK- Comprehensive Database of Pharmaceutical Product Information NowAvailable for Mobile Download
Unbound Medicine, a leader in knowledge management solutions for health care, and Datapharm,an independent organization dedicated to improving public health and safety by providingup-to-date, accurate and comprehensive information about medicines, announce the release of Medicines Compendium UK for mobile devices. Medicines Compendium UK represents the first mobile application with the unabridged Summary of Product Characteristics (SPCs) for more than5,000 unique pharmaceutical products.
London, United Kingdom, May 03, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Today,Unbound Medicine, a leader in knowledge
management solutions for health care, and Datapharm, an independent organization dedicated toimproving public health and safety by providing up-to-date, accurate and comprehensive informationabout medicines, announce the release of Medicines Compendium UK for mobile devices. Available forpopular smart phones and tablets such as iPhone®, iPad®, and Android®, Medicines Compendium UKrepresents the first mobile application with the unabridged Summary of Product Characteristics (SPCs)with full details of the composition and clinical application of more than 5,000 unique pharmaceuticalproducts.The mobile Medicines Compendium UK is a native app. Once downloaded to a mobile device, thiscontinually updated software makes the full database of SPCs available to health care professionals fromany location without requiring internet connectivity. The Unbound™ Platform has been upgraded tosupport download and management of very large databases to mobile platforms and internationalized toallow customization by country or language for efficient development of "localized" internationalproducts. Thus, multiple user interfaces can be made available worldwide based on the origin of purchase.“The comprehensive nature of Medicines Compendium with its multiple product entries for a singlemedicine creates complex demands on an information management system,” stated Lawrence Berry, chief executive of Datapharm. “Unbound Medicine's powerful technology allows us to offer for the first time acompletely downloadable mobile solution so the doctors, pharmacists, and nurses who consult ourdatabase to ensure patient safety can do so anytime, anywhere.”“Datapharm's continually updated SPCs are an integral part of everyday health care delivery in the UnitedKingdom,” added Bill Detmer, MD, president of Unbound Medicine. “We are pleased thatinternationalization of our platform now allows us to offer local content with an improved userexperience for health care professionals worldwide.”Visitwww.unboundmedicine.com/products/medicines_compendium_uk to learn more.About DatapharmDatapharm is an independent, not for profit company that publishes regulated medicines information from200 UK pharmaceutical companies as the electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC). Datapharm bundles