LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedInformatix, a leading provider of software solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today it has completed certification with Surescripts, the nation's largest e-prescription network. With this certification, the MedInformatixVersion 7.5 prescriber software connected through Relay Health and NewCrop, will be able to exchange prescription information electronically through the Surescripts secure platform.
Surescripts' Prescription Routing service allows prescribers to electronically send prescriptions directly to the patient's chosen pharmacy. Pharmacies can utilize the service to send prescription renewal authorization requests to the prescriber's system for faster and more efficient refills. The MedInformatix certification allows testing for prescription routing messaging including NewRx, RefReq, RefRes, Status, and Error.
MedInformatix version 7.5 is certified according to the Surescripts EDIFACT Implementation Guide Version 4.20. Connectivity to the Surescripts platform is enabled through Relay Health, a leading provider of connectivity solutions for health information exchange.
"We are very pleased to add an e-prescription component to our network which can reduce costs, save time, and most importantly ensure patient safety," said Michele Jones, MedInformatix Chief Marketing officer. "Meeting Surescripts' stringent criteria required us to meet high levels of security, connectivity, and reliability standards. Our technology is up to the challenge, and this relationship with Surescripts is another example of our dedication to offering a complete integrated solution for practices."
MedInformatix, Inc. (www.medinformatix.com) is a leading national provider of fully integrated Electronic Health Records. The products have been built around MedInformatix's 25 years of workflow expertise. MedInformatix's suite of products is designed on a single database using Microsoft SQL. Whether the client is a single physician who went live in 1994, a 13-location cardiology practice, the busiest radiology practice in Manhattan, or one of 15 other serviced specialties, MedInformatix accommodates their needs. MedInformatix can turn the dream of a paperless, integrated practice into a reality.
MedInformatix Version 7.5 is now certified to meet 2011-2012 criteria supporting Stage 1 Meaningful Use requirements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment act (ARRA) as a Complete EHR by the Drummond Group.
This Complete EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments."
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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.