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Quebec Association of Emergency Physicians Provides PEPID to All Members(February 10, 2012)
MONTREAL, Feb. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PEPID, the top developer of clinical decision-support information and technology for healthcare professionals, has announced a partnership with the Quebec Association of Emergency Physicians (AMUQ) to provide its flagship product, PEPID Emergency Medicine, to all AMUQ members. This partnership provides PEPID to Quebec emergency physicians on any mobile platform, including iPad, iPhone, Android and BlackBerry devices.
PEPID is trusted in every emergency department in Quebec and has been used extensively for the past six years through PEPID Online. This new partnership with AMUQ puts the mobile version of PEPID directly into the hands of emergency physicians throughout the province.
"We are proud AMUQ has chosen to provide its members with the PEPID mobile application as a benefit," says John Wagner, PEPID president. "For the past six years, all emergency physicians have access PEPID in the emergency room with PEPID Online. The addition of mobile access now completes the entire spectrum of point of care delivery and makes our resources available anytime, anywhere."
AMUQ made the decision to provide PEPID to its members after a survey showed overwhelming support to include the application as a benefit of membership.
"This is more than a member benefit," says Dr. Bernard Mathieu, AMUQ president, "Our mission is to develop medical excellence among AMUQ members. The fact that members have chosen overwhelmingly to support this initiative demonstrates our collective commitment to improved patient care for all Quebecers."
AMUQ members receive a one-year subscription of PEPID Emergency Medicine that can be used on any mobile device, including iPhone, iPad, Android or BlackBerry devices. Subscriptions are distributed upon membership renewal, beginning January 2012.
PEPID has provided clinical specialty-focused products since 1994, and offers the most robust medical information resources on the market as well as the best customer service in the industry. PEPID is available on all smartphones, online or delivered into an existing electronic medical record system. Learn more at www.pepid.ca.
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Founded by a proud Canadian, PEPID utilizes mobile and online technology to deliver clinical decision-support resources specific for healthcare professionals including pharmacists, doctors, nurses, EMTs and students.
PEPID content is reviewed and contributed to by partners including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 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 Academy of Emergency Medicine to ensure content is of the highest quality.
For 30 years, the Association des médecins d'urgence du Québec (Quebec Association of Emergency Physicians) has promoted excellence in emergency care, especially by organizing scientific conferences, such as its annual Congrès scientifique de médecine d'urgence, one of the most important emergency medicine meetings in Canada, and other continuous medical education events. AMUQ also advocates for the quality and safety of emergency care through various statements and media events.
AMUQ's mission is to be the leader in development and excellence in emergency care in the Province of Québec.
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