WebMD Health Corp., the pioneer in the resources for health information, has recently launched the Medscape program from the WebMD mobile application for Android-based devices and Apple iPad. Medscape Mobile has the reputation of being a leading provider of education and news applications, and free medical reference for the healthcare professionals. Since being released on BlackBerry and iPhone, about seven hundred thousand professionals have registered themselves for using the mobile application scheme of Medscape. Very recently Medscape has got the recognition of being the most downloaded medical application of the year.
Applications of Medscape Mobile extend the best quality information for healthcare professionals while they are planning for or during their need for taking care. The physicians may get the information they want on the mobile display of their choice or from the computer desktop utilizing experience of Medscape from Android devices and iPad. Some of the main features of the Medscape applications for Android and iPad are reference of fast drug prescribing, researching and providing safety information regarding eight thousand brand names, over the counter and generic nature of drugs, including supplements and herbals.
Other features are in-depth treatment guide and clinical reference along with information over about three thousand four hundred conditions and diseases along with enhanced images numbering one thousand. Relevant instructions regarding six thousand clinical procedures in step by step manner along with video supplement are also provided. When there is no availability of Internet access, off line scope for accessing reference content, drug interaction checker from time to time and treatment guide is obtainable, besides the convenience of getting information regarding clinical and drug reference with the help of a single click of the mouse.