iPatientCare Expands on ‘Prescribing Decision Support’ by Integrating PDR Brief to iPatientCare EHR with the Existing Patient Education Resources and Drug Monographs.
iPatientCare, Inc., a pioneer in mHealth and cloud based ambulatory EHR, integrated Practice Management and Patient Portal systems announced today a new partnership with PDR Network, the leading distributor of FDA-approved patient drug safety and support services for EHR and e-Rx platforms, to incorporate PDR Network services into the iPatientCare electronic health record (EHR) platform. Through this agreement, iPatientCare users will soon have access to PDR Network’s updated drug information, safety alerts, medication adherence and product support programs, which will enhance their experience and further enable them to provide optimal patient care.
Stressing the need for drug safety and better decision making, John Bartley, MD, iPatientCare’s Chief Medical Director said, “Integration of PDR services into iPatientCare ePrescribing and EHR will provide physicians with the full legally mandated information relevant to writing prescriptions, widely used by other medical specialists, and in significant part valuable to consumers.”
“With the innovations and expansions leaping far ahead from good old integrated products to addition of PDR Network’s suite of interactive drug services into iPatientCare Software, it would play a crucial role in providing critical drug safety and clinical information to physicians within their workflow,” said Shripal Shah, Senior Technology Officer, iPatientCare.
“As the use of EHR platforms continues to become more prevalent in medical practice today, the need for efficient tools to support prescribers and their patients is greater than ever,” said Andrew Gelman, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, PDR Network. “With this partnership, we are proud to welcome iPatientCare to our growing PDR Certified EHR vendor network, now totaling over 180 EHRs reaching more than 87,000 prescribers.”