Medscape Launches Newly Designed iPad App

                  Medscape Launches Newly Designed iPad App

Medscape app updated with new design and tools to deepen physician experience

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medscape from WebMD (Nasdaq: WBMD),
the leading source of clinical news, health information and point-of-care
tools for healthcare professionals, has released a new design and enhanced
features for its Medscape app for the iPad^® and iPad^® mini. Medscape is the
highest-rated and fastest-growing free medical app among physicians, providing
vital information for clinicians at the point of care.

To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:


Medscape has approximately 3 million registered app users. Medscape's suite of
mobile clinical reference tools conveniently assists physicians and other
healthcare providers through their preferred mobile device. Included in the
free Medscape app are formulary information, medical calculators, drug,
disease and condition references, and a drug interaction checker. Intuitive
and easy to search and navigate, the app provides the latest medical news,
keeping physicians abreast of the most important news impacting their
practices. In addition, the app offers continuing medical education and
training to meet licensure requirements.

From streamlined content updates to full optimization across the multi-screen
platform, Medscape continues to innovate to better serve the needs of
physicians and healthcare providers. The Medscape app provides current and
comprehensive reference information along with clinical multimedia content.
With insights from leading academic thought leaders and Medscape CME courses
from the leading provider of online CME, healthcare providers can use the
Medscape app for a broad range of professional purposes.

"There is a growing trend among healthcare providers in all specialties to
integrate mobile devices into their daily workflows to conveniently access
information and clinical tools," said Steve Zatz, Executive Vice President for
WebMD Professional Services. "Medscape is dedicated to providing
decision-making support at the point of care, offering healthcare providers
the most robust content and services at no cost."

New features now available on the free Medscape App for the iPad and iPad mini

  oMedical Calculators: Users can access 129 medical calculators covering
    formulas, scales and classifications directly through the calculator
    feature. Additionally, there are over 600 drugs in the drug reference with
    integrated dosing calculators.
  oFormulary Information: The Medscape app provides clinicians with a
    complete list of over 1,800 insurance plans across all 50 states.
    Physicians can save their accepted health plans and have access to the
    tier status of a particular drug, compare the tier status for drugs in the
    same class, and know which drugs are covered and least expensive to
    patients based on their insurance plans, all within the app.

Medscape's industry-leading medical information app is available for free for
iPhone^®, Android™, iPad^®, iPad^® mini, and Kindle Fire^® devices.
Registration for a free Medscape account is accessible through the app or by
visiting To learn more about the Medscape app, please visit

About WebMD

WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the leading provider of health
information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals,
employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals,
mobile platforms and health-focused publications.

The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD Health, Medscape, MedicineNet,
emedicineHealth, RxList,, Medscape Education and other owned
WebMD sites.

All statements contained in this press release, other than statements of
historical fact, are forward-looking statements, including those regarding:
our expectations concerning market opportunities and our ability to capitalize
on them; and the benefits expected from new products or services. These
statements speak only as of the date of this press release and are based on
our current plans and expectations, and they involve risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual future events or results to be different than those
described in or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and
uncertainties include those relating to: market acceptance of our products and
services; relationships with customers and strategic partners; and changes in
economic, political or regulatory conditions or other trends affecting the
healthcare, Internet and information technology industries. Further
information about these matters can be found in our Securities and Exchange
Commission filings.

SOURCE WebMD Health Corp.

Contact: Lee Davies, Makovsky, +1-212-508-9651,; Kate
Hahn, WebMD, +1-212-624-3760,
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.