BEIKS Gives Instant Access to MedicineNet.comís Drug Information to Users of Palm OS and Pocket PC PDAs
Helpful Insights for Patients Taking
DALLAS (August 7, 2003) - - Beiks LLC has released the MedicineNet Pocket
Drug Guide, a new handheld version of MedicineNet, Inc.'s (www.medicinenet.com)
doctor-produced informational database informational database of 400+ monographs covering over
1,000 generic and branded names of the most popular U.S. medications. Beiks, with its
innovative BDicty Dictionary Reader, now gives any user with a Palm OS or Pocket PC PDA
convenient access to valuable drug information. The Pocket Drug Guide is available for
immediate download in two versions for $9.95 and $17.95, with the latter version including
a copy of BDicty Dictionary Reader Pro with the ability to add and edit articles.
"Every day, MedicineNet.com is used by individuals around the world who are
concerned about their health or the health of those who matter to them," said
Bobby Kolev, president of Beiks LLC. "We are excited to be able to bring this
invaluable medical resource to our customers."
"The MedicineNet Pocket Drug Guide gives quick and convenient access to
important information on common medications to mobile users. Each monograph is
written in lay language to provide helpful insights for patients taking
medications," stated William C. Shiel, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.P, Editor-in-Chief and a
co-founder of MedicineNet.com.
With just a few taps on the screen of a PDA, users can perform keyword
searches to quickly view drug information written and edited by MedicineNet's
pharmacists and physicians. Topics covered in each drug monograph include:
Drug class and mechanism
Pregnancy and nursing mothers
About MedicineNet, Inc.
MedicineNet, Inc. is an online healthcare publishing company, creating
proprietary consumer information that is 100% produced by a network of 70+ U.S.
board-certified physicians. Since 1996, it has been the trusted source for
easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information via its robust,
user-friendly, interactive web site at www.medicinenet.com. The Doctors of
MedicineNet are also proud to author the Webster's New WorldT Medical
Dictionary now in its second edition, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
About Beiks LLC
Beiks LLC (http://www.beiks.com) is a privately-held company with headquarters
in Dallas. The company specializes in developing and distributing essential
applications for mobile platforms such as Palm OSr, Windows CEr, Sharp
Zaurusr and J2MEr. Founded in 1997, the company is best known for its BDicty
Dictionary Reader, one of the most popular dictionaries for handheld devices on
the market. Beiks' product list now includes a growing catalog of over 250
titles across all major mobile platforms. Those include the award-winning BDicty
Dictionary Reader dictionary series, games such as NetWalk and Karateka, the
Wall Street Financial Assistant business calculator, the Woman Calendar personal
organizer and many others. The company's Medical Dictionary was honored as Best
Medical Application in the Handango Champion Awards of 2003.
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