MercuryMD to Deliver Patient Information to the BlackBerry

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MercuryMD, a healthcare-focused software company that provides mobility solutions to hospitals and physicians, is pleased to announce that MData will be available for use with BlackBerry mobile devices developed by Research In Motion. MData provides physicians with anywhere, anytime access to comprehensive patient information via mobile devices.

To date, MData is the only mobile information system committed to working on BlackBerry’s wireless solutions. MData will be available on the BlackBerry in early third quarter of 2006.


“We are excited to continue to shape the direction of the mobile information system market,” says Alan Ying, chief executive officer and co-founder for MercuryMD. “Bringing MData to the BlackBerry is just another step in delivering value to our customers by listening to and fulfilling their needs.”

The BlackBerry, historically known for email, will make a significant impact on the healthcare industry with MData installed on its wireless devices. With MData, healthcare professionals will be able to securely access comprehensive, clinical information on all of their patients from nearly any location via BlackBerry’s wireless handheld and wireless phone devices.

MercuryMD will be showcasing its award-winning mobile information system at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, Feb. 12 – 16. Company representatives will be offering demonstrations of MData on BlackBerry devices at booth #3713.

MData provides physicians with access to patient information where and when it is needed via PDAs, smartphones and other Web-enabled devices. With fast and easy access to patient information from literally any location, MData helps ensure that physicians have the right information to make the right decisions regarding their patients’ care.

In total, MercuryMD’s customers number over 200 hospitals from nearly 100 healthcare systems representing more than 80,000 physicians across the nation. Sites range from large, academic centers to multi-facility, suburban systems to stand-alone, community hospitals. From McKesson to MEDITECH, from Cerner to Siemens, MData is the only mobility product proven to work in any HIS environment. MData delivers the most comprehensive patient information of any mobile solution available today and works on BlackBerry, Palm(R), Pocket PC and Windows Mobile(R) devices.