Epocrates & PatientKeeper to Support Windows Treo

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Sept. 27, 2005--Following Palm, Inc. and Microsoft Corp.'s announcement yesterday, 2 healthcare software developers have announced they are on board to support the Treo smartphones running on the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system.

In a press conference yesterday in San Francisco with Ed Colligan, president and chief executive officer of Palm; Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft; and Denny Strigl, chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless, the companies announced that Palm has licensed the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system for a new line of Treo smartphones.

The following are the first two healthcare software developers to announce plans to support the new Treo 700

-- Epocrates, Inc. -- Epocrates, Inc. provides innovative clinical solutions and applications for physicians and healthcare professionals at the point of care. Epocrates(R) Essentials mobile suite features continually updated information on drugs, diseases, and diagnostics.

-- PatientKeeper, Inc. -- The award-winning PatientKeeper Platform extends existing hospital information systems to mobile devices, providing a broad portfolio of mobile applications, including PatientKeeper Clinical Results, PatientKeeper Charge Capture(TM), PatientKeeper Mobile Dictation(TM), PatientKeeper ePrescription, PatientKeeper Reference Library, and more.


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