Surescripts is proud that our truly collaborative efforts with iPatientCare are producing continuous quality improvements in e-prescribing and electronic information exchange, said Ajit Dhavle, Pharm.D, Director of Clinical Quality of Surescripts.
Woodbridge, NJ, (PRWEB) February 13, 2014
iPatientCare, Inc., a pioneer in mHealth and cloud-based ambulatory EHR and integrated Practice Management solutions announced today its EHR consisting of a built-in e-prescribing (eRx) system earning Surescripts’ 2013 White Coat of Quality Award. Surescripts' White Coat recognizes organizations that uphold the highest standards of quality in e-prescribing and is a featured part of Surescripts’ quality program.
iPatientCare e-prescribing system is designed to facilitate increased care quality and patient safety. The Surescripts’ White Coat of Quality award is a critical part of Surescripts overall quality program and is designed to ensure that all these benefits are realized. The White Coat award recognizes not only iPatientCare’s robust offering but also its commitment to train its users on the effective use of its e-prescription technologies.
To qualify for the White Coat of Quality award 2013, iPatientCare was required to:
--Submit a quality commitment letter signed by senior leadership affirming company’s commitment toward a goal of zero electronic prescription content errors
--Measure e-prescription content error levels monthly and report to Surescripts in a final submission
--Make software changes needed to reduce e-prescription clinical content error levels
--Communicate with or train end-users on how to better utilize their e-prescribing system to reduce clinical content errors
“Surescripts is proud that our truly collaborative efforts with iPatientCare are producing continuous quality improvements in e-prescribing and electronic information exchange. It is an honor to work closely with healthcare software professionals who are committed to implementing our proven e-prescribing best practices and work hard to earn the White Coat of Quality distinction,” said Ajit Dhavle, Pharm.D., Director of Clinical Quality of Surescripts.
iPatientCare’s e-prescribing system is among a select few to be recognized with the Surescripts White Coat of Quality. We work closely with Surescripts to continue to improve the quality, efficiency, and accuracy of the e-prescribing experience for iPatientCare EHR prescribers,” said Shripal Shah, Senior Technology Officer, iPatientCare. He further added “We are pleased that the Surescripts White Coat of Quality evaluation process has allowed us to continue to demonstrate our commitment to quality e-prescribing solutions."
iPatientCare, Inc. is a privately held medical informatics company based at Woodbridge, New Jersey. The company is known for its pioneering contribution to mHealth and Cloud based unified product suite that include Electronic Health/Medical Record and integrated Practice Management/Billing System, Patient Portal/PHR, Health Information Exchange (HIE), and mobile point-of-care solutions that serve the ambulatory, acute/sub acute, emergency and home health market segments.
iPatientCare EHR 2014 (2.0) has received 2014 Edition Ambulatory Complete EHR certification by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), in accordance with the applicable eligible professional certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Full certification details can be found at ONC Certified Health IT Product List.
The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
The company has won numerous awards for its EHR technology and is recognized as an innovator in the field, being a pioneer to offer an EHR technology on a handheld device, an innovative First Responder technology to the US Army for its Theatre Medical Information System, the first to offer a Cloud based EHR product. iPatientCare is recognized as one of the best EHR and Integrated PM System for small and medium sized physicians’ offices; has been awarded most number of industry Awards; and has been recognized as a preferred/MU partner by numerous Regional Extension Centers (REC), hospitals/health systems, and academies.
Visit http://www.iPatientCare.com for more information.
About Surescripts’ Quality Program:
Surescripts’ industry-leading Quality Management Framework focuses on the implementation of proven clinical quality guidelines and best practices that help EHR software providers deliver continuous improvements to workflow that help prescribers and pharmacists realize the full benefits of e-prescribing and electronic information exchange. Surescripts’ White Coat of Quality award recognizes software providers that have achieved quality criteria and implemented software improvements. This unique collaboration between Surescripts, EHR vendors, pharmacies and PBMs is measurably improving the e-prescribing process. For more information, contact the Surescripts Quality Office at quality @surescripts.com.