gMed, in partnership with Dr. First, is the first E H R in the nation to certify under the new Surescripts guidelines.
Online PR News – 23-February-2010 – – Weston, Fla. (January 5, 2010) – gMed, in partnership with Dr. First, is the first E H R in the nation to certify under the new Surescripts guidelines. Dr. First has been a key partner in this process and has helped the gMed team to deliver a superior E-prescribing solution. gMed’s E- prescribing solution is integrated with the physician’s workflow and is compliant with the industry standards.
The new SureScripts guidelines include patients’ prescription insurance eligibility, formulary, medication history, and new prescriptions to mail order pharmacies. The services include prescription benefit, prescription history and prescription routing. Additionally gMed has re-certified the transactions and presentation of new prescriptions to retail pharmacies, refill requests from and responses to retail pharmacies. The certifications, along with the addition of dose-checking to this release, provide the functionality required to meet the definition of aqualified E-prescribing system for both the MIPAA and HITECH acts.
Sam Rubinsztain, Vice President of Product Development said, "Our focus has always been delivering integrated solutions under one single platform for specialties. With the integration of E-prescribing to the physicians day to day workflow we have been able to eliminate the need to duplicate data across systems and help reduce errors by providing a solution that is easy to use and has full access the patient's data that is available in the SureScripts network and electronic chart".
SureScripts works with software companies that supply electronic health record (EHR) and electronic prescribing applications for physician practices to connect their solutions to the Pharmacy Health Information Exchange, operated by SureScripts.
gMed was founded in 1997 to create a better alternative to the paper medical chart. gMed’s Electronic Health Record system improves patient care, increases revenues, reduces costs and risks for selected medical specialties, including Gastroenterology, Cardiology and Urology. gMed is a 2008 Inc. 5000 company based in Weston, Fla. More information is available at www.gmed.com.
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