Printer Friendly

MedWired and PocketScript, Inc. Sign Joint Marketing Agreement.

Business Editors and High-Tech Writers

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 28, 2000

MedWired(R) Corporation, provider of personalized, localized web portal environments for physician practice management, today announced it has identified PocketScript, Inc. as a preferred provider of wireless, handheld e-prescribing systems and PocketScript, Inc. has named MedWired as a preferred provider of enterprise web portals for physician practices. The companies will develop joint marketing and distribution programs that will provide greater value to physicians. PocketScript, Inc. will enable the MedWired PracticePortal(TM) web platform and applications to be accessed by the physician on handheld devices at the point of care. MedWired will provide information regarding PocketScript on its Practice Portal.

PocketScript(TM), is the first e-prescribing system with a speech-driven interface and a touch-screen technology to generate prescriptions. Additionally, PocketScript is the first e-prescribing system to feature high-speed Internet access and streaming video/audio to doctors' PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants). PocketScript anticipates its speech driven interface to be available in the late third quarter, 2000.

"The agreement with MedWired is an another endorsement of PocketScript's technology -- the ability to command the system by simply talking to it," said Stephen S. Burns, CEO and co-founder of PocketScript. "This allows physicians to easily transition into the e-prescribing age, because it fits his or her natural workflow. We believe that technology can help improve the quality of patient care while reducing costs and we're pleased to be involved with an organization that feels the same. MedWired's web portal, added to the PocketScript handheld system, gives the physician access to useful information and applications at the point of care."

Under the agreement, MedWired will provide information about PocketScript on its PracticePortal(TM). This platform created by MedWired enables doctors to gain access to best of breed applications and content so that they can more effectively manage their practices and communicate with their patients with a personalized user-interface. The PracticePortal connects the physician practice to the Internet, integrating content, services, and applications in a single user-interface. It then enables physician practices to customize their web environments to meet their local needs including choosing content and applications.

"This relationship with PocketScript furthers our mission to leverage technology to help empower the doctor-patient relationship," said David Mead, President of MedWired Corporation. "With access to state-of-the-art technology from both PocketScript and MedWired, doctors can reduce the time spent on administration, increase their access to information and allow them to focus on the practice of medicine."

About MedWired

MedWired Corporation, a private company based in Englewood, Colorado, provides personalized, localized enterprise web portals for physician practices. Using PracticePortal(TM), physicians can access value-adding applications that enable the physician to better manage the practice, improve practice economics, enhance the quality of care, and improve physician-patient communication. MedWired launched PracticePortal in April and has added more than 2,500 physicians. MedWired recently announced agreements to provide its enterprise web portal to the members of the Arizona State Physicians Association and the 250,000 physician affiliates of The IPA Association of America (TIPAAA). For more information about MedWired visit

About PocketScript

PocketScript, Inc., a private company, develops software applications for wireless, handheld devices to improve physician efficiency and workflow. Using PocketScript, physicians can electronically write and transmit prescriptions; receive formulary and drug interaction information; access education and compliance services; and connect wirelessly to the Internet. The company was incorporated in 1999. PocketScript is headquartered in Mason, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati. More information can by found by visiting

SOURCE: PocketScript, Inc.
COPYRIGHT 2000 Business Wire
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2000, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Business Wire
Date:Jun 28, 2000
Previous Article:Nextel Partners Launches Three-in-One Wireless Service in Central Illinois.
Next Article:Recently Launched OTCBB Stock News Site Receiving 1.5 Million Hits Per Month; OTC News Network Attracting Small and Micro-cap Investors in Large...

Related Articles
Sigma (India) and Phoenix (Germany) sign agreement.
PocketScript, Inc. Unveils Firsts in Electronic Prescribing.
Express Scripts, PocketScript Partner to Roll Out Electronic Prescribing Solution to 15,000 Physicians.
Lilly and PocketScript, Inc. Announce Agreement to Electronically Deliver Clinical Information and Patient Education Programs to Physicians.
PocketScript Announces National Service and Installation Agreement With Compaq; Medical Industry to Benefit From World's First Speech-Driven...
TURKEY - Jan. 27 - Greece In Gas P/L Deal. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Assets and Business of; VirtualSellers To Purchase Fourth Unit For Healthcare...
Springer Science+Business purchases Current Medicine Group.
OMAN - Sohar Aluminium Smelter.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters