Epocrates tops list of innovative companies in healthcare
Epocrates is No. 1 on Fast Company magazine’s list of 10 most innovative companies in healthcare. Two other healthcare information technology companies – Voxia and GE – made the healthcare list at No. 3 and No. 7 respectively. Cleveland Cliniccame in at No. 4.
Epocrates also was singled out as No. 10 on Fast Company’s list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies 2011 (Apple, Twitter and Facebook were the top three).
Fast Company has a penchant for naming top 10, or top 500 – or any number companies – in specific fields.
It put Epocrates at No. 1 in healthcare innovation, according to the magazine’s website, “for creating software that gives doctors and nurses instant information on drug-to-drug interactions, treatment recommendations, and more on their mobile devices or laptops.”
Coming up from Epocrates: mobile access to electronic health records.