AUSTIN, TX – e-MDs the provider of the nation’s most highly rated electronic medical records, is pleased to announce they have been awarded a 2010 Surescripts White Coat of Quality for upholding the highest quality of standards in e-prescribing.
The Surescripts White Coat of Quality is a critical part of Surescripts’ overall quality program, designed to ensure the safety benefits of EHRs and e-prescribing are fully realized. By receiving a White Coat of Quality, e-MDs Solution Series is recognized as a product capable of increasing safety, improving efficiency and reducing the cost of healthcare for all users.
e-MDs demonstrated their commitment to providing quality e-prescribing and health information technology by satisfying Surescripts’ White Coat of Quality criteria for 2010. e-MDs provided a signed commitment from company leadership affirming their commitment to quality, measured quality metrics as specified in the published industry guidelines, reported those metrics to Surescripts each month, implemented changes to software that addressed issues identified in quality reporting, and raised prescriber awareness through training.
Receiving the White Coat of Quality for e-MDs Solution Series provides further validation of the physician-founded, physician run company’s continued pursuit of technical excellence and usability; important requirements for doctors who are being increasingly dependent upon technology in their offices.
“The Surescripts White Coat of Quality is a critical part of Surescripts’ overall quality program and we congratulate e-MDs on their achievement,” said David Yakimischak, Chief Qualify Officer for Surescripts. “The Surescripts network monitors quality in a way that has never been done before – by defining, measuring and analyzing the safety, accuracy and completeness of the electronic prescriptions that flow through it.”
“I am proud of our team for developing an e-prescribing application that has a proven ability to significantly reduce prescribing errors,” stated Michael Stearns, MD, president and CEO of e-MDs. “High quality e-prescribing tools, used in a meaningful way, are having a positive impact on patient care by reducing medical errors.”
e-MDs will continue to focus on their commitment to safety and quality of care, as well as providing an efficient US-based support staff that is always available to customers.
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e-MDs is a leading developer of integrated electronic medical records and practice management software for physician practices and enterprises. Founded and actively managed by physicians, the company is an industry leader for usable, connected software that enables physician productivity and clinical excellence.
e-MDs software has received continual top rankings in physician and industry surveys including those conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians and KLAS. For more information, please visit , , and
About Surescripts Industry-Wide Quality Program
E-prescribing increases safety, improves efficiency and reduces the cost of healthcare for all. Surescripts industry-wide quality program ensures these benefits are fully realized. The program is made possible by a nationwide network that can monitor prescription quality in a way that has never been done before – one capable of defining, measuring and analyzing the safety, accuracy and completeness of the health information that flows through it.
By collaborating with pharmacists, physicians, technologists and Six Sigma Black Belt experts, the quality program aims to achieve 100 percent reliability in e-prescribing process –– from the time a prescription is first considered by the prescriber to the time the medication is dispensed and all points in between. For more information, contact the Surescripts Quality Office () and visit our blog at
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