If you haven't heard, this morning was the announcement of the Apple software developers kit for the iPhone, and on hand for a live demo was EPocrates! Finally, it's been made official: Epocrates will begin creating a downloadable
version of its software for the iPhone.
was one of only five companies, including Salesforce.com, AOL, EA and Sega, to
be highlighted by Steve Jobs during the iPhone Software Roadmap media briefing.
They demoed a searchable drug database, along with pictures of pills to aid in drug identification - the first for any mobile device. Does this mean that the GeeknNUZ petition helped to convince Apple of the importance of support from the medical community? I hope so. Again, a big shout out to everyone who supported the petition!
For the time being, Epocrates has just released an iPhone optimized version of it's web-based drug databse search. Try it out by navigating your iPhone browser to http://online.epocrates.com/public/mobile/iphone/
To watch the Apple iPhone SDK conference in its entirety click HERE.