April 15, 2014 - Medicat, LLC, a leading provider of electronic health records software (EHR), today announced that it has received the Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award for 2013. The White Coat of Quality Award is Surescript's highest recognition for software providers that uphold strict standards for clinical quality and best practices in e-prescribing.
"Surescripts is proud that our truly collaborative efforts with software technology providers 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 who worked hard to earn the White Coat of Quality distinction," said Ajit Dhavle, Pharm.D., Director of Clinical Quality of Surescripts.
"The Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award is a rigorous program that ensures e-prescribing excellence," said G. Cameron Deemer, president of DrFirst. "Medicat's integration of Rcopia® for e-prescribing functionality is instrumental in applying best practices and helping providers improve patient safety and patient outcomes.
DrFirst pioneers technology solutions that inform the doctor-patient point of encounter, optimizing provider access to patient information, enhancing the doctor's clinical view of the patient, and improving care delivery and clinical outcomes. Our growth is driven by a commitment to innovation, security, and reliability across a wide array of services, including Medication Management, Medication Adherence, and Secure Communication and Collaboration. We are proud of our track record of service to more than 300 EMR/EHR/HIS vendors and an extensive network of providers, hospitals and patients. For more information please visit www.drfirst.com.
About Surescripts' Quality Program
The Surescripts network supports the most comprehensive ecosystem of healthcare organizations nationwide. Pharmacies, payers, pharmacy benefit managers, physicians, hospitals, health information exchanges and health technology firms rely on Surescripts to more easily and securely share health information. Guided by the principles of neutrality, transparency, physician and patient choice, open standards, collaboration and privacy, Surescripts operates the nation's largest health information network. By providing information for routine, recurring and emergency care, Surescripts is committed to saving lives, improving efficiency and reducing the cost of health care for all. For more information, go to www.surescripts.com and follow us at twitter.com/surescripts.