All-in-One Information Solution for Nurses Available via PDA, Web, and Wireless
Charlottesville, VA, July 26, 2005 — Today, Unbound Medicine, a leader in information resources for healthcare providers, announced the release of Nursing Central™. Created especially for nurses and nursing students, the all-in-one solution unites premier nursing reference content with Unbound’s powerful knowledge management tools. Unbound’s award-winning platform makes the application easy to access using a personal digital assistant (PDA), a wireless device, or the Web.
Nursing Central is designed around clinical nursing activities. Two F.A. Davis nursing manuals of diseases and diagnostic testing are at the heart of the Nursing Central package. They are supported by the best-selling Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary and Davis’s Drug Guide, the winner of the 2005 Handango Champion Award for Best Industry Application.
Unbound’s unique platform adds a powerful search engine, personalized literature retrieval, journal alerts, and PDA, Web and Wireless support. The extensive content and features make Nursing Central an all-in-one mobile solution for nurses whether on the job or in training.
“Through our partnership with Unbound Medicine, we can help nurses get quick answers to clinical questions using the sources that they trust. Nursing Central includes practical guidelines for patient testing, nursing diagnosis, care planning, and patient education,” said Rob Craven, CEO of F.A. Davis. “Furthermore, we are able to update the drug information automatically whenever nurses synchronize their PDAs.”
“Nursing Central is the latest release in our family of Central products” said Bill Detmer, MD, President and CEO of Unbound Medicine. “By targeting selected healthcare specialties, Unbound delivers need-to-know content for clinicians, accessible either on the Web or the handheld device of their choice.”
About F.A. Davis Company
F.A. Davis Company is a leading American publisher that has been independently owned and operated since 1879. It is well known in the healthcare industry for its many best selling textbooks, references, and educational software in nursing, medicine and the health professions. Among its top selling titles are Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, the best selling healthcare dictionary for over 65 years, and Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses. In addition to nursing, F.A. Davis publishes extensively in other health professions, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, clinical lab sciences, medical assisting, respiratory therapy, and surgical technology. Additional information is available at www.fadavis.com.
About Unbound Medicine
Unbound Medicine, Inc. develops next-generation knowledge management systems for healthcare. The company’s handheld, wireless and Web-based technology platform and information architecture services help partners provide healthcare professionals with advanced systems for acquiring, managing, and sharing knowledge. Additional information is available at www.unboundmedicine.com.