Epocrates disappearing from webOS devices

Posted By on December 20, 2010

Unless HP gets their act together soon, webOS is going to distance themselves from more and more users. With the elimination of Epocrates support, those in or going into the medical profession will pretty much write off webOS phones and their eventual tablet device. Even I, someone who likes his Palm Pre, am becoming increasingly concerned for the long term success when competing with Android, Apple and Microsoft lightweight OS based products.


With the unfortunate and oddly-timed announcement that Epocrates will be ceasing to support webOS early next year, individual healthcare practitioners as well as enterprise managers in hospital systems may be wondering whether webOS devices are a viable option for them moving forward. Well fellow providers, take heart! As it turns out, there are plenty of fantastic medical reference resources still available on the platform. Read on for a tour of all the tools you can still put in your “doctor’s bag.”

Posted via email from RichC’s posterous


Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
My Desultory Blog