Windows Phone 7 receives medical app support via Unbound Medicine

MedAppsPress Release: Unbound Medicine, a leader in knowledge management solutions for healthcare, today announced the release of mobile medical applications for Microsoft’s new and completely redesigned mobile platform, Windows® Phone 7. This release enables a growing number of healthcare professionals to access up-to-date medical information on mobile devices. The Unbound™ Platform currently supports native applications for iOS (iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad™), BlackBerry®, Android™, Windows Mobile®, and Palm® devices.

Unbound Medicine employs Windows Phone’s new interface and navigation components to create a unique look and feel for its applications. Consistency throughout Microsoft’s smart design and integrated experiences makes it easy for Windows Phone users to find information.

Relief Central, Unbound Medicine’s free mobile and web application for disaster relief workers, was named a winner of the Windows Phone Federal Apps contest.

“Windows Phone 7 is backed by a rich developer ecosystem that is creating a variety of quality apps and games, like those from Unbound Medicine, designed to take advantage of the phone’s unique features and design,” said Todd Brix, senior director of Windows Phone Marketplace at Microsoft Corp. “Unbound Medicine’s Relief Central application, winner of the Windows Phone Federal Apps contest for its exceptional use of the phone’s unique features and design to easily deliver content from Federal government agencies to Windows Phone users, is a perfect example of the rich applications people will find on Windows Phone Marketplace to get the most out of their phone.”

Best-selling applications now available for Windows Phone include Nursing Central, Unbound Medicine’s fully-integrated disease, drug, and test resource; 5-Minute Clinical Consult from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; McGraw-Hill’s Diagnosaurus; three versions of The Merck Manual from Merck & Co., Inc.; the consumer-focused Family Drug Guide featuring Consumer Reports Health’s Best Buy Drugs™; and Taber’s Medical Dictionary and Davis’s Drug Guide from F.A. Davis.

“Windows Phone has made a significant contribution to the mobile platform landscape with a feature-rich and easy-to-use interface,” said Philip Peterson, chief technology officer of Unbound Medicine. “Unbound Medicine recognizes that the Windows Phone platform is a game-changer. We will continue to develop applications as new platforms become available in order to provide our users with what they need—up-to-date information.”

Browse a list of available applications at www.unboundmedicine.com/windows_phone or search “Unbound Medicine” in the Zune Marketplace.

Comment

While we have not had the big medical apps like SkyScape jump in yet, the options are now finally growing, and it should now only be a question of time.

Via WPCentral.com

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