Homecare Homebase to integrate Surescripts’ Medication History for Reconciliation

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Today, Homecare Homebase, a leading home health software provider, and Surescripts, the nation’s leading health information network, announced plans to integrate the innovative Medication History for Reconciliation service into the Homecare Homebase software solution.

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“Homecare Homebase will be the first post acute software provider to unleash the power of our Medication History for Reconciliation service,” said Catherine Murphy, VP, Long Term and Post Acute Partners.

Today, Homecare Homebase, a leading home health software provider, and Surescripts, the nation’s leading health information network, announced plans to integrate the innovative Medication History for Reconciliation service into the Homecare Homebase software solution.

Surescripts Electronic Medication History helps reduce expensive Adverse Drug Events and associated readmissions by providing a more complete and up-to-date medication history. The Surescripts Network is configured to eliminate manual transcription errors and unreported drugs. Mediation History for Reconciliation delivers a 13-month view of real-time patient’s medication history information to the patient’s HCHB medical record. Pharmacy Fill and PBM Claims data include: name of drug, dosage, quantity dispensed, days’ supply, dispensing pharmacies, phone number of pharmacy, prescription fill date and many more. Homecare Homebase is now certified to interface with Surescripts to obtain most recent Medication History for Reconciliation.

“Homecare Homebase will be the first post acute software provider to unleash the power of our Medication History for Reconciliation service,” said Catherine Murphy, VP, Long Term and Post Acute Partners. “Homecare Homebase uniquely understands the importance placing the most complete medication history data in the hands of agency caregivers as an means of delivering exceptional patient care.”

The Homecare Homebase solution is a powerful, cloud-based home health software that streamlines virtually every aspect of homecare, hospice and private duty agencies. From scheduling, routing and patient notes to intake, approvals, billing and payment, Homecare Homebase enables agencies spend less time on paperwork and more time delivering quality care to the patients they serve.

“We constantly strive to bring solutions to our customers that enable their agencies to deliver exceptional patient care. Through Surescript’s Medication History for Reconciliation service, Homecare Homebase customers will have access to the most complete patient medication history enabling caregivers to examine patient compliance, and improve adherence to existing drug therapies.” said Scott Paddock, President of Homecare Homebase.

About Homecare Homebase, LLC
Homecare Homebase, based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading healthcare software company serving the technology needs of the fast growing post-acute care industry including homecare, hospice and private duty. Homecare Homebase has received the prestigious Best In KLAS for Homecare award for three consecutive years in the “Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report. Homecare Homebase offers a comprehensive integrated web-based software solution to improve the clinical, operational and financial success of homecare and hospice agencies. Homecare Homebase enables real-time, wireless information exchange and communication between office staff, field staff and physicians; automates workflow processes; enables accurate billing through numerous integrated checks and balances; and, provides powerful management reporting via a back-office data analysis tool that ties together all agency operational information. Founded by industry veterans in 1999, every aspect of the Homecare Homebase system was developed to be user-friendly, flexible and customizable to specific agency needs. For more information, visit http://www.hchb.com or contact us toll free at 1-866-535-HCHB (4242).

About Hearst Health
Homecare Homebase is part of the Hearst Health network, which also includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health and MCG. The mission of the Hearst Health network is to guide the most important care moments by delivering vital information into the hands of everyone who touches a person’s health journey. Each year in the U.S., the Hearst Health network guides the care of 84% of discharged patients, 174 million insured individuals, 35 million home health visits, and 4 billion prescriptions. Extensions of the Hearst Health network include Hearst Health Ventures and the Hearst Health Innovation Lab. http://www.hearsthealth.com

About Surescripts
Surescripts is committed to unleashing the potential of American healthcare by creating a more connected and collaborative healthcare system. Our nationwide health information network connects doctor’s offices, hospitals, pharmacists, and health plans through an integrated and technology neutral platform. For more information, go to http://www.surescripts.com and follow us at twitter.com/surescripts.

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