Clinical Care Options Announces Release of Handheld Applications for inPractice™ Hepatology Point-of-Care Online Resource

May 01, 2012, 10:18 ET from Clinical Care Options

RESTON, Va., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical Care Options (CCO), a leader in next-generation medical education, information, and publishing for healthcare professionals, announced the release of handheld versions of its point-of-care digital resource, inPractice™ Hepatology. The release includes iPad, iPhone, and Android applications as well as a mobile Web site that now provide hepatologists, other specialists, and primary care physicians treating liver diseases immediate access to this point-of-care resource on viral hepatitis.

The inPractice™ Hepatology applications for iPad, iPhone, and Android are available for free from iTunes and Google Play. The availability of these mobile applications further broadens CCO members' access to the point-of-care resource on the devices that treaters are using in the clinic, at the bedside, and while on call to improve patient outcomes. The first iPad, iPhone, and Android inPractice™ applications were released in September 2010 and have been downloaded by tens of thousands of users to date.

"We are pleased to release inPractice™ Hepatology mobile applications to our users today. Our previous releases of inPractice™ HIV and Oncology mobile resources have been extremely popular among clinicians," said Jeffrey L. Drezner, MD, PhD, CCO's Director and Founder. "We are confident the addition of the inPractice™ Hepatology mobile resources will be equally invaluable to all clinicians needing access to the latest and highest-quality management information on viral hepatitis."

The inPractice™ suite of inPractice™ Hepatology, HIV, and Oncology is free, providing personalized education; original, searchable point-of-care textbooks written for the Internet; and 6 other associated databases that aid both specialists and primary care clinicians in their search for the information that will allow them to make optimal management decisions before or during patient encounters. Authored by world-renowned experts and continually updated, inPractice™ is now used by more than 50,000 HIV, hepatitis, and oncology clinicians and is accessed at

inPractice™ Hepatology, authored by 14 international experts, provides a single easy-to-use search interface that simultaneously searches multiple reference resources. The additional available searchable databases include drug information reference, practice guidelines, PubMed abstracts,, and CCO's in-depth CME activities and Conference Coverage.

For more information about inPractice™ Hepatology and to download the applications, visit

About Clinical Care Options
Clinical Care Options, a leader in the development of innovative, interactive, online, and live medical education programs and proprietary medical education technologies for healthcare professionals, creates and publishes original continuing medical education and information resources that are designed specifically for healthcare providers in the areas of HIV, hepatitis, and oncology. CCO's educational programs are developed not only to provide the latest scientific information but also to support the understanding, confidence, application, and competence of healthcare professional learners. In addition to the latest point-of-care resource, inPractice™, CCO provides a spectrum of live and online educational programs and formats. For more information about the company and its programs, visit

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