Surescripts and e-prescribing for 2011

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The New Year brings even more responsibility to Surescripts e-prescription network.  For those who aren’t aware of the expanse of their operations, Surescripts is the nation’s largest e-prescription data routing network—connecting pharmacies, physicians and insurance payers.  Continue reading: Surescripts and e-prescribing for 2011

DocPatientNetwork’s Doctations Receives Surescripts® Gold Certification

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ — DocPatientNetwork, Inc. announced today that Doctations Version 2.0, its complete internet-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, is Surescripts Gold Certified and is a CCHIT Certified 2011 Ambulatory EHR, joining a list of eight to have achieved both certifications. Additionally, DocPatientNetwork is one of only three vendors in the country to achieve Surescripts Gold Certification and ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification as a Complete EHR.

Products that surpass the baseline certification criteria and meet a greater standard of e-prescribing are awarded coveted Gold Solution Provider status from Surescripts, the largest e-prescription network in the U.S. The status is intended to recognize technology vendors that completely utilize Surescripts’ capabilities and network to make the prescribing process safer and more efficient.

Gold Solution Provider status recognizes physician technology vendors that are advancing electronic prescribing and healthcare interoperability with customers in the United States. This certification is designed to recognize physician technology vendors’ products that leverage the complete resources and capabilities of Surescripts and its network to improve the safety, efficiency and quality of the prescribing process. Doctations can perform several functions not available to non-certified entities, including obtaining real-time medical history data and canceling incorrect prescriptions.

“Certification as a Gold Solution Provider is a testament not only to the strength of our Doctations product, but also our technological expertise in third-party system integration and customization,” stated Dr. Louis Cornacchia III, Founder and CEO of DocPatientNetwork, Inc. “Doctations 2.0 is in the upper echelon of EMR products from one of only three companies that has product certification as both ONC-ATCB Certified 2011/2012 by CCHIT® to support Meaningful Use and Gold certified by Surescripts,” continued Dr. Cornacchia.

About Surescripts:

Surescripts operates the nation’s largest e-prescription network and supports the most comprehensive ecosystem of health care organizations nationwide. Surescripts was founded on the principles of neutrality, transparency, interoperability, efficiency, collaboration and quality. Surescripts connects prescribers in all 50 states through their choice of e-prescribing software to the nation’s leading payers, chain pharmacies and independent pharmacies. The Nation’s E-Prescription Network is available every day to health care providers in need of low-cost, electronic access to prescription and health information. By securely and reliably providing that information during emergencies and routine care, Surescripts is committed to saving lives, improving efficiency and reducing the cost of health care for all. For more information, go to www.surescripts.com and follow us at twitter.com/surescripts.

Doctations 2.0 ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification:

This Complete EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for Eligible Providers adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

DocPatientNetwork’s product Doctations version 2.0 was certified on September 30, 2010. Its certificate number is CC-1112-371480-1. The additional software Doctations 2.0 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes: iMedicalhome v2.0.

The clinical quality measures to which Doctations has been tested and certified include; NQF 0013, NQF 0024, NQF 0028, NQF 0038, NQF 0041, NQF 0059, NQF 0061, NQF 0064 and NQF 0421.

About DocPatientNetwork

DocPatientNetwork is an innovative, internet-enhanced means of transacting healthcare. Doctors simply login to www.doctations.com to register, and for about the price of a cell phone subscription, they are given all of the tools needed to run an efficient, state-of-the-art medical practice. We leverage the internet to make healthcare more accessible to patients and to substantially improve the processes of healthcare such as generating medical documentation, medical billing and denial management. DocPatientNetwork and its Doctations product bring physicians the benefit of the first true internet EMR and PMS without the burden or expense of difficult-to-use software.  The company’s technology is updated monthly to accommodate new users and new ideas from our member physicians, other healthcare providers and patients.

For more information, please visit www.doctations.com or call 1-877-Doc-Patient.

SOURCE DocPatientNetwork, Inc.

New features added to the E-prescribing module of CareTracker EMR solution from Ingenix

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Ingenix, the healthcare technology subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, has announced the addition of new features to the electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) functionality of its CareTracker EMR solution. The new Surescripts certified features will allow CareTracker users quick and easy to access patient medication histories and drug benefit information at the point of care.

E-prescribing is a process by which medical practitioners generate and transmit prescriptions electronically to participating pharmacies.  Considering that medication errors are responsible for approximately 7,000 deaths each year in the US, e-prescribing offers an effective way of eliminating errors due to illegible hand-writing of physicians, wrong dosage, and missed drug-to-drug or drug-to-allergy reactions. Continue reading: New features added to the E-prescribing module of CareTracker EMR solution from Ingenix