Epocrates to Present at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

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SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epocrates, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPOC), a leading physician platform for clinical content, practice tools and health industry engagement, announced today that it will participate in the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, Calif. Andrew Hurd, president, chief executive officer and interim chief financial officer, will present at the conference at 2:30 p.m. PST on Monday, January 7, 2013.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Epocrates website at http://investor.epocrates.com. The webcast will also be available for replay approximately one hour after conclusion of the live event.

About Epocrates, Inc.

Epocrates, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPOC) is recognized for developing the #1 medical application among U.S. physicians for clinical content, practice tools and health industry engagement at the point of care. Epocrates has established a loyal network of more than one million healthcare professionals, including 50 percent of U.S. physicians, who routinely use its intuitive solutions to help streamline workflow and improve patient care. The company also facilitates the delivery of valuable content and tools between partnering organizations and its members. For more information, please visit www.epocrates.com/company.

Epocrates is a trademark of Epocrates, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

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Forward-Looking Statements

All statements contained in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements intended to qualify for the safe harbors from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. The forward-looking statements include uncertainties and risks including, among others: the inability to retain and expand the Epocrates physician network at the rate expected; unexpected delays in delivering new products; lack of market acceptance of new products; the inability to maintain product quality and brand credibility; the inability to keep up with the technological advances within the marketplace and by competitors; the inability to realize estimates and guidance made by management with respect to Epocrates' financial results; and other factors, including general economic conditions and regulatory developments not within Epocrates' control. The factors discussed herein and expressed from time to time in Epocrates' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could cause actual results and developments to be materially different from those expressed in or implied by such statements. The forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this press release, and except as required by law, Epocrates undertakes no obligation to publicly update its forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. You should review the Epocrates filings, especially the risk factors contained in its most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q.

CONTACT: INVESTORS & MEDIA: Erica Sniad Morgenstern Senior Director, Public Relations and Communications Epocrates, Inc. (650) 227-6907 ir@epocrates.com

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