Skyscape Wins the Information War: Brings the Special Forces Medical Handbook to the PDA.Business Editors/Health/Medical Writers/High-Tech Writers
HUDSON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 23, 2002
Leader in Mobile Medical Solutions Gives Civilian and Military
Medical Professionals the Information They Need to Diagnose
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See also: Representation , Inc., the leading provider of interactive, intelligent mobile solutions for the healthcare community, today announced the availability of the Special Operations Forces Those Active and Reserve Component forces of the Military Services designated by the Secretary of Defense and specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations. Also called SOF. Medical Handbook from Teton NewMedia for the PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) A handheld computer for managing contacts, appointments and tasks. It typically includes a name and address database, calendar, to-do list and note taker, which are the functions in a personal information manager (see PIM). . The content was created by the United States Special Operations Command The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM or USSOC) is the Unified Combatant Command charged with overseeing the various Special Operations Commands (SOC or SOCOM) of each branch of the U.S. military. The command is part of the U.S. , Office of the Command Surgeon, and over 80 medical specialists, and is now the unified reference for Special Forces combat medics in all branches of the Armed Forces.
This emergency medicine reference book is specifically designed to help medical personnel make the appropriate diagnoses and administer the proper treatments, even when they may not have access to the methods, drugs and equipment with which they would normally work. The Skyscape-powered PDA reference contains the entire content of the book, including 270 images and 50 tables. It will help medical professionals in the Armed Forces and civilians to gain access to the information they need, and provides all doctors, nurses and EMTs with a handy reference guide for when they know they will be away from their typical working environment. Most importantly Adv. 1. most importantly - above and beyond all other consideration; "above all, you must be independent"
above all, most especially , because of Skyscape's smARTlink(TM) technology, the content of this book can dynamically link to content from other medical references, enabling physicians to check drug dosages, drug interactions or refer to specialty texts to gain additional insight.
"As an Internal Medicine doctor, I am frequently deployed around the world in often very remote locations. I cannot take all my favorite My Favorite is an independent synthpop band from Long Island, New York. They released two CDs: Love at Absolute Zero and Happiest Days of Our Lives. My Favorite broke up on September 14, 2005, when singer Andrea Vaughn left the band. medical text books with me and often find myself at a loss for high quality medical references," said Major Sonya Krause, MD, US Army. "Thanks to Skyscape products I can download an endless array of medical texts to my PDA. During my last deployment to the Balkans, I used the 5 Minute Emergency Medicine Consult when taking care of a burn patient. I find Skyscape products easy to use, medically accurate, and my best battle companion."
The Special Operation Forces Medical Handbook provides treatment protocols organized by symptoms and affected organ system, including specialty areas such as trauma, infectious disease Infectious disease
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Actionable Data To Improve Healthcare
Skyscape's solutions bring critical, actionable information to healthcare workers in a context they can use--reducing the time they need to spend consulting information and adding value by enabling complex information queries and access to the latest drug information. Research has shown that the ability to capture and retrieve information at the point-of-care can reduce the time it takes to deliver care in half and can significantly reduce prescription errors. The power of handhelds has been recognized by the medical industry, with almost 50 percent of doctors using the devices today.
Through the use of Skyscape solutions on their handhelds, physicians and other medical professionals can diagnose illnesses, determine treatment, prescribe medication, identify drug interactions, calculate dosages, and perform all the necessary steps involved with quality patient care right at the patient's bedside. Skyscape's patented technology enables practitioners to follow their own intuitive thought process and workflow, improving care quality and reducing administrative time.
"Medical professionals encounter new situations every day, and the ability to access the critical information at the point of care is essential when saving minutes means saving lives," said RJ Mathew, vice president of marketing and business development for Skyscape. "Whether a medical professional is in the Armed Forces treating casualties, or an EMT See Efficient markets theory. encountering an accident on a rural road, they need to have the information to handle unexpected circumstances at their fingertips "Fingertips" is a 1963 number-one hit single recorded live by "Little" Stevie Wonder for Motown's Tamla label. Wonder's first hit single, "Fingertips" was the first live, non-studio recording to reach number-one on the Billboard Pop Singles chart in the United States. - and Skyscape and the Special Forces Medical Handbook give them that ability."
About Teton NewMedia
Teton NewMedia is a niche publisher that acquires and publishes affordable information for both veterinary and human medicine. In conjunction with a distinguished author-base, they focus on providing quality information in multiple formats that assists practitioners in providing better healthcare. Teton NewMedia is committed to providing alternative, interactive content including print, CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
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Skyscape is the leading provider of interactive, intelligent mobile solutions for the healthcare community. Skyscape utilizes its patented ART(TM) (Advanced Reference and Transaction) infrastructure technology to create compelling high-value solutions for handheld devices that reflect and support the intuitive thought processes This is a list of thinking styles, methods of thinking (thinking skills), and types of thought. See also the List of thinking-related topic lists, the List of philosophies and the . of the medical practitioner. Skyscape's solutions significantly improve the quality and efficiency of medical decision making--at the point of care--by enabling doctors to diagnose illnesses, determine treatment, prescribe medication, identify drug interactions, calculate dosages and perform all the necessary steps involved with quality patient care.
Skyscape has the largest installed base of paying customers in the industry including individual and communities of medical practitioners at Harvard Medical School Harvard Medical School (HMS) is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. It is a prestigious American medical school located in the Longwood Medical Area of the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. , Massachusetts General Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Health care The major teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School, widely regarded as one of the best health care centers in the world , Brigham and Women's Hospital Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is a hospital in the Longwood Area of the Boston, Massachusetts neighborhood of Mission Hill. With Massachusetts General Hospital, it is one of the two founding members of Partners HealthCare. , Stanford Medical School, Partners Health System, Duke University, Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic: see Mayo, Charles Horace.
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