iPatientCare EHR Earns Surescripts’ 2013 White Coat of Quality Award

iPatientCare Announces Its EHR Earning Surescripts’ 2013 White Coat of Quality Award

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.”

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.

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