iPatientCare is glad to announce Its EHR earning prestigious 2015 White Coat of Quality by Surescripts
iPatientCare, a pioneer in cloud-based ambulatory EHR and Revenue Cycle Management services, announces its EHR consisting of a built-in e-prescribing (eRx) system earning Surescripts’ 2015 White Coat of Quality Award. Surescripts’ White Coat recognizes organizations that uphold the highest standards of quality in e-prescribing including measurement and reporting of e-prescription content quality such as drug descriptions and identifiers, patient directions, prescriber notes and quantity information, as well as implementation of software updates and ongoing end-user training to better utilize e-prescribing systems and reduce errors.
iPatientCare e-prescribing system is carefully designed to provide greatest care quality and patient safety. The White Coat of Quality Award by Surescripts is an important measure for testing overall highest standards of quality in e-prescribing. 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 2015, 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 Quality Related Events (QREs).
- Identify a minimum of three quality metrics for improvement and make software changes to improve QRE rates.
- Measure and report e-prescription content Quality Related Event rates prior to and after improvement efforts.
- Provide sample material of best practice document or education program designed to assist end-users more effectively utilize the e-prescribing system to reduce QREs.
“We are honored to recognize these organizations for their leadership and persistence in advancing e-prescribing quality industry-wide,” said Ajit Dhavle, Pharm.D, MBA, Vice President of Clinical Quality at Surescripts. “We can realize greater value by working collaboratively and leveraging technology to improve e-prescribing and connect the entire healthcare ecosystem.”
“iPatientCare is proud to receive Surescripts’ 2015 White Coat of Quality Award for its robust e-prescribing and its commitment of training for effective use of the e-prescribing technology” said Shripal Shah, Senior Technology Officer, iPatientCare. He further added “We are motivated to demonstrate our commitment toward quality e-prescribing solutions with help of Surescripts White Coat of Quality evaluation process.
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 doctors’ offices, hospitals, pharmacists, and health plans through an integrated and technology neutral platform.
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