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TMCNet:  Skyscape Celebrates National Nurses Week by Launching Nursing Practical Suite of Decision Support Apps for Nurses

[May 10, 2011]

Skyscape Celebrates National Nurses Week by Launching Nursing Practical Suite of Decision Support Apps for Nurses

MARLBOROUGH, MA, May 10, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Skyscape, Inc., the leading provider of trusted mobile medical information and tools from more than 600 resources, has launched a new, affordable Nursing Practical Suite developed specifically to assist Licensed Practical Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, Registered Nurses and students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The new Suite arms these healthcare professionals with relevant and timely information to help make better clinical decisions at the point of care. This trusted collection of medical resources, available exclusively from Skyscape, includes content from leading publishers. This Suite is a critical tool for both learning and use in clinical practice because it includes interactive tables, flowcharts, medical calculators and other clinical decision support tools that provide nurses with the right information in the classroom and at the patient's bedside.

"Launching the Nursing Practical Suite is just one way we're celebrating National Nurses Week. Our goal with this Suite of nursing resources, along with all of our mobile offerings, is to provide nurses in all stages of their career with access to affordable medical information in a quick, convenient mobile format," said Marlene Galante, Skyscape General Manager. "This mobile Suite is tailored to include the type of trusted medical resources and tools that nurses turn to in order to provide first-rate patient care." Skyscape currently offers an array of nursing Suites, including Nursing Pro Suite(TM) and Nursing Constellation Plus(TM), to improve the quality of nursing care and provide practicing nurses, Registered Nurses and students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at colleges such as Kent State University and Regis College complete coverage of medical resources.

The Skyscape Nursing Practical Suite combines essential clinical resources with useful medical dictionaries, coding tools, treatment guidelines, ongoing content updates and free medical news and alerts.

Currently available, the Suite includes the following eight resources: Drug guide -- Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses (F. A. Davis) Clinical content -- LPN Notes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide (F. A. Davis) -- Labs 360 degrees(TM) (Skyscape) Tools & Guidelines -- Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 21st edition (F. A. Davis) -- Medical Eponyms (Andrew Yee) -- Archimedes 360 degrees(TM) Medical Calculator (Skyscape) -- MedAlert - Medical Alerts and Clinical Summaries (Skyscape) -- Life Support 360 degrees (Skyscape) The Nursing Practical Suite is being offered at a discounted price of $119.95 for a one-year subscription. That is over 40 percent off the list price. Additionally, Skyscape offers special add-on resources such as "Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills" and "Procedures and Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual" at a 20 percent discount. For more information, please visit The Skyscape Nursing Practical Suite is supported on Android(TM), BlackBerry(R), iPhone(R), iPod touch(R) and the iPad(TM) and can also be downloaded from the Apple App Store.

About Skyscape Skyscape(R), a subsidiary of Physicians Interactive Holdings LLC (PIH), is a global leader and provider of trusted mobile medical information and tools used by more than one million healthcare professionals. Skyscape's customizable content and easy-to-use SmartLink(TM) technology supports natural thought flow for streamlined clinical decision support. With more than 600 trusted resources covering 30+ medical specialties, Skyscape enables healthcare institutions and professionals -- including physicians, nurses and students -- to tailor their mobile medical information needs and accessibility in order to help provide quality, cost-effective patient care while helping to reduce medical errors.

Skyscape's unmatched breadth of reliable medical content is available on Android(TM), Palm OS(R), BlackBerry(R), iPhone(R), iPod touch(R), iPad(TM), Windows Mobile(R) and Windows(R) powered desktop and Tablet PCs. Skyscape is a privately held company headquartered in Marlborough, MA. For more information, please visit or call 508-460-6500.

About Physicians Interactive Holdings Physicians Interactive Holdings is the leading resource for healthcare information, medication samples and mobile decision support tools to medical professionals everywhere. We use the full power of our network to bring clinicians and Life Sciences Companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine, for the better.

Physicians Interactive Holdings has developed a foundation of user-generated, proprietary and public data that powers a networked suite of transactional applications, including eSampling, interactive learning programs and mobile solutions. Physicians Interactive Holdings is owned by Perseus LLC, a merchant bank and private equity fund management company. For more information about, visit

Media Contact: KT McGraw Skyscape, Inc.

617-779-1822 SOURCE: Skyscape

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