May 9, 2013
One again, Epocrates tops the list as the most popular app for physicians, according to Manahattan Research's Taking the Pulse 2013 survey results. Of the 2,950 physicians surveyed, Epocrates was used by 70 percent of physicians via their smartphones and 50 percent via tablet devices.
Epocrates, which was acquired by athenahealth in January, provides physicians with a range of medical reference...
January 7, 2013
AthenaHealth, a provider of cloud-based EHR and practice management software, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Epocrates, a popular mobile medical app provider, for about $293 million in cash. Epocrates agreed to the offer, which was specifically $11.75 per share, a 22 percent premium over Epocrates closing price last Friday. Piper Jaffray & Co. and Cooley advised Epocrates on the...
February 23, 2012
Epocrates is taking the occasion of HIMSS12, which has brought upwards of 35,000 people to Las Vegas this week, to debut a native iPad version of its ambulatory electronic health record.
"You just can't take a desktop mentality and apply it to mobile," Epocrates chief medical information officer Dr. Thomas Giannulli told MobiHealthNews in explaining why the San Mateo, Calif.-based vendor is doing...
October 11, 2011
Epocrates made an interesting move over the summer, naming Facebook's mobile chief, Erick Tseng, to its board of directors. Tseng is a hot commodity in IT, having jumped to Facebook last year from Google, where he served as senior product manager for the booming Android smartphone operating system.
Tseng has worked for plenty of heavy hitters in the high-tech industry, including Microsoft, Yahoo...