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2014-03-25 08:31:07

AUSTIN, Texas, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, announced today that it is a recipient of the Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award for the fourth consecutive year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/MM80554LOGO The Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award recognizes vendors who apply best practices to the use of e-prescribing technology while engaging in continuous quality...

2014-03-11 08:29:07

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented today at the World Congress Summit to Improve Adherence and Enhance Patient Engagement by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, finds that a unique generic medication sampling program, the MedVantx MedStart(TM) Connect program, implemented in the primary care physicians' office, led to significantly increased patient initiation of new prescriptions (primary adherence) as well as continued use...

2014-02-25 23:31:52

DrFirst’s Patient Advisor(SM) medication adherence platform has delivered an estimated $21 million in prescription savings opportunities in its first three months of operation. The savings stem from 1.34 million discounted prescriptions issued to patients who do not have prescription drug insurance, an average savings of $23.93, or approximately 39%, per qualifying prescription. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 DrFirst (HIMSS14 Booth #1891), a leading provider of healthcare IT...

2014-02-25 23:22:47

Imprivata® (HIMSS14 booth #2541), a leading provider of authentication and access management solutions for the healthcare industry, and DrFirst (HIMSS14 booth #1891), a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions services designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, today announced a partnership to deliver a combined solution for integration of providers' authentication into the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) workflow. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-24 23:28:46

Drummond Group’s Certification Process Carries DEA Endorsement Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 At HIMSS14, Drummond Group Inc. announced that ScriptRx and Digital Business Solutions Inc. are the first companies to attain Drummond Group certification for their electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) software applications. To earn certification, each company’s software application for EPCS functionality was audited to ensure that it complied with the requirements...

2014-02-24 23:24:00

DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, today announced a partnership to bring electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) to Greenway’s network of thousands of healthcare providers across primary care and more than 30 specialties. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, today announced a partnership to...

2014-02-24 23:04:18

DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, announced today that there are over 23,000 pharmacies nationwide that now accept electronically transmitted prescriptions for controlled substances, representing a 79% increase over pharmacy availability at this time last year. To date, 47 states and the District of Columbia allow electronic prescribing of controlled substances. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 DrFirst...

2014-02-23 23:01:14

MarketReportsOnline.com offers "The US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2013 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the PBM industry in the US. After the acquisition of Medco Health Solution by Express Script, an intense competition is noted among few major players; Express Script, CVS Caremark and Catamaran. The fierce competition prevailing in the US PBM industry has been...

2014-02-21 23:26:26

eMedication Management is an integrated, patient-centered approach designed to improve health outcomes and drive down costs. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 As healthcare moves toward patient-centricity and value-based care, a more comprehensive model is needed to improve medication management and care collaboration across health care silos and stakeholders. To address this industry need, speakers from Point-of-Care Partners and the Cleveland Clinic Florida will introduce...

2014-02-13 23:29:49

ePrescribing State Law Review Simplifies Regulatory Landscape for Stakeholders Coral Springs, Florida (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 NewCrop, the leading provider of healthcare electronic prescribing services, has selected Point-of-Care Partners’ ePrescribing State Law Review to help the company stay abreast of the ever-changing ePrescribing regulatory landscape. Point-of-Care Partners, a national health information technology (HIT) strategy and management consulting firm, has published the...


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