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2012-02-01 07:09:42

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Over 770,000 people are injured or die each year in hospitals from adverse drug events (ADEs).  Estimates say that 28 percent to 95 percent of ADEs can be prevented by reducing medication errors through computerized monitoring systems.  A recent study has found that commercial electronic prescribing systems (commonly known as e-prescribing, in which prescribers use a computer to order medications for their patients through a system with the help of prompts,...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

The Drug Enforcement Administration is expected to approve electronic prescribing vendors to allow the transmission of Schedule II Controlled Substance Orders in the very near future. This much anticipated and desired move by the DEA will dramatically improve efficiency for all prescribers, especially hospice clinicians and nurses. Delta Care Rx is the first and only Hospice Pharmacy Benefit Manager in the country to provide proprietary and certified e-Prescribing at no charge to all...

2012-01-11 07:24:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iApp Creative has been selected for the 2011 Los Angeles Award in the Home Health Care Nurses category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the...

2012-01-09 12:22:00

BALTIMORE, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedi SeniorCare, one of the nation's largest independent long-term care (LTC) pharmacy providers to skilled nursing, assisted living and retirement communities, announced that effective Dec. 22, 2011, it is the first and only long-term care pharmacy to have its electronic order entry software approved by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy for electronic prescribing. "This is an incredibly important milestone for Remedi SeniorCare," said...

2012-01-04 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the fastest growing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) community in the US, announced today that its award winning e-prescribing software has been revamped; creating a faster, simpler and more streamlined user experience based on community feedback. The company's free e-prescribing technology flagged more than 7,000 deadly drug interactions for medical professionals in 2011 alone. (Logo:...

2011-12-31 10:00:00

eDoctor, Inc., a leading provider of innovative Health IT solutions, now offers an easy, convenient patient data migration service for medical practitioners adopting an electronic prescribing solution or an EMR. eDoctor's efficient data migration saves offices time and money by efficiently transferring data, eliminating the need for double data entry and smoothing the transition from a paper-based to an electronic office. Rockville, MD. (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 eDoctor, Inc., an innovative...

2011-12-31 08:00:00

eDoctor, Inc., a premier provider of innovative Healthcare IT solutions, now offers Surescripts-certified Newcrop e-Prescribing for OpenEMR vendors seeking to integrate safe, easy e-Prescribing within the OpenEMR to qualify for Medicare Meaningful Use incentives. Rockville, MD. (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 eDoctor, Inc., an innovative provider of Healthcare IT solutions, now offers Surescripts-certified Newcrop electronic prescribing for OpenEMR vendors seeking to integrate safe, easy...

2011-12-29 13:00:00

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2) announced today that G. Cameron Deemer, President, DrFirst will serve as Conference Chair for the upcoming Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) Leadership Symposium taking place April 17-18, 2012 in Washington DC. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 The Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2) announced today that G. Cameron Deemer, President, DrFirst will serve as Conference Chair for the upcoming...

2011-12-19 18:00:00

UC Charting Solutions is pleased to announce that Las Vegas Urgent Care, located in Las Vegas New Mexico, has successfully launched its urgent care operation with ProMentumâ“ž¢ as its patient charting solution. The practice reported a seamless startup with ProMentum and an almost immediate payback through increased efficiency and profitability by spending more time with patients and less time on paperwork. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 UC...

2011-12-13 13:57:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Addressing concerns over anti-mail-service pharmacy legislation, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that both Houses of the legislature have agreed to amend NY AB 5502-B, which prevents employers from offering discounts to encourage the use of the lower cost mail-service pharmacy option. "Employers, taxpayers, and consumers appreciate Governor Cuomo's admonition to the Legislature to improve this costly, anti-consumer bill,"...