PipelineRx Announces Telepharmacy Contract with GNYHA Services
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PipelineRx, a leading medication management services company focused on clinical telepharmacy, has just signed an enhanced regional contract with the Greater New York Hospital Association Services, Inc. (GNYHA Services) a full-service healthcare group purchasing and supply chain efficiency organization and subsidiary of the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA). Founded in 1904, GNYHA is a unique trade association comprising nearly 350 hospitals and continuing care facilities, both voluntary and public, in the metropolitan New York area and throughout the State, as well as New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. GNYHA's mission is to advocate, on behalf of its members and the communities they serve, for improved access to high-quality, cost-efficient health care and for the tools and resources to provide it.
The primary focus of PipelineRx is medication safety, patient safety and client pharmacy workflow improvement. "By understanding each client hospital's operational workflow and clinical decision-making methodologies, PipelineRx has become a trusted and valued extension of its client's clinical pharmacy coverage and, thereby, lowers hospital operating costs and improves clinical and medication safety" states Brian Roberts, President and Founder of PipelineRx.
The contract between PipelineRx and GNYHA Services includes remote order entry processing (RMOE) and Telepharmacy services utilizing virtual consults. In addition, PipelineRx offers a SaaS (Software as a Service) technology enabling larger hospital networks to optimize their labor force and workflow for the pharmacy, further enabling a more efficient and safe hospital environment.
William Larkin, EVP Pharmacy Services at GNYHA Services, indicates that GNYHAS' members face complex labor and workflow challenges in pharmacy practice that PipelineRx can address with its remote pharmacy solutions. PipelineRx Clinical Telepharmacists work in a secure IT environment that is fully compliant with HIPAA, ARRA/HITECH, federal and state regulations. Pipeline's proprietary HIPAA-compliant technology was designed for Pharmacists by Pharmacists to ensure the highest quality of standards, optimal workflow and relevant management reports for its hospital clients.
Christine Ciolko, RPh
P: (847) 696-9101
GNYHA Pharmacy Services Contact:
William Larkin, MS, RPh
O: (212) 506-5450