Solana Beach, CA – April 5, 2016 – HealthFusion, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc., announced today the MediTouch® EHR e-prescribing (eRx) system has been awarded the Surescripts White Coat of Quality for 2015, for a record fifth consecutive year. The White Coat of Quality is Surescripts’ highest recognition for software providers that uphold their strict standards for clinical quality and best practices in e-prescribing. Surescripts connects more than 700 electronic health records (EHR) applications – but only four EHRs are five time winners. Of these winners, MediTouch is the only EHR to have been ranked in the Medical Economics physician reviewed Best EHRs in 2015.
Previously certified as a Surescripts Solution Provider, the MediTouch e-prescribing system is designed to facilitate increased care quality and patient safety. According to Surescripts, EHRs that meet the White Coat of Quality standards “… are not simply replacing handwritten prescriptions with e-prescriptions, they are seizing the opportunity to learn and apply continuous improvements to prescription accuracy, completeness and safety.”
“Surescripts is thrilled to acknowledge the organizations who are striving daily to achieve the goal of zero content errors in e-prescribing,” said Ajit Dhavle, Pharm.D, MBA, Vice President, Clinical Quality, Surescripts. “As new digital capabilities emerge constantly, all of us are responsible for improving quality across the board to increase accuracy, reduce costs and save time for doctors, pharmacists and patients.”
Receiving this award for the fifth consecutive year is representative of our enduring commitment to quality and more importantly our passion for creating the nation’s best EHR. said Seth Flam DO, senior vice president and general manager of MediTouch.
“Quality improvement is a continual process and there is no better reflection on our commitment than through the collaboration we have established with Surescripts. ePrescribing has become the most universally used portion of the EHR experience. The MediTouch ePrescribe module affords the physician the ease of use they require along with high quality workflows that help safeguard that patients gets the drug they were prescribed.” Dr. Flam added. “Our successful ePrescribe user experience has now been extrapolated to the MediTouch EPCS (Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances) platform and this year we’ve see an acceleration of the adoption of that leading edge feature.”
HealthFusion and its MediTouch cloud software suite is a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. MediTouch is comprised of a range of web-based software solutions for physicians, medical practices and billing services; including practice management and electronic health record (EHR) applications, patient portal, clearinghouse, interoperability and connectivity solutions. MediTouch EHR is designed for use on mobile tablets such as the iPad, and works on a Pure Cloud platform that is cross-compatible with traditional desktop and laptop devices. MediTouch EHR is Meaningful Use 2014 Certified and features an affordable subscription payment model. Our Health Maintenance population management system enables providers to prepare for the transition to value-based healthcare. To learn more, visit HealthFusion.com or follow HealthFusion on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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