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e-MDs Receives Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award for e-Prescribing Best Practices for Fourth Consecutive Year

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AUSTIN, Texas, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, announced today that it is a recipient of the Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award for the fourth consecutive year.

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The Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award recognizes vendors who apply best practices to the use of e-prescribing technology while engaging in continuous quality improvements and training of prescribers.

"e-MDs is proud to be recognized four straight years for our commitment to eliminating e-prescription errors through our training efforts and integrated EHR and Practice Management software," said Chuck Frederick, RPh, Executive Vice President, Product Solutions. "Best practices in e-Prescribing ensures the quality and safety of care being provided so patients will realize all of the benefits of medication that is being prescribed."

In order to be eligible for Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award in 2013, e-MDs and other award winners were required to:

    --  Provide a signed commitment to quality from their leaders.
    --  Measure quality metrics as specified in published industry guidelines
        and report those metrics to Surescripts.
    --  Implement changes to software that address issues identified in quality
        reporting.
    --  Raise prescriber awareness through training.

"The effectiveness of evolving technologies must be mirrored by the commitment of the professionals who put those technologies into practice, such as e-MDs," said Ajit Dhavle, Director, Clinical Quality, Surescripts. "That's certainly our intent with e-prescribing. Constant improvement must be part of the equation, which is what e-MDs has demonstrated by earning this award for the past four years."

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About e-MDs

e-MDs is a leading developer of integrated electronic health 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 a superior clinical experience. e-MDs software has received continual top rankings in physician and industry surveys including those conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians' Family Practice Management, KLAS®, AmericanEHR(TM) Partners, MedScape®, and Black Book®. e-MDs has a proven track record of positioning clients for success as demonstrated by Meaningful Use attainment in 2011-2012. According to data provided by CMS, e-MDs clients are attesting in the top proportion of all major vendors. For more information, please visit http://www.e-mds.com, http://facebook.e-mds.com, and https://twitter.com/emds.

Media Contact:
Tim Boivin
Amendola Communications for e-MDs
tboivin@acmarketingpr.com
224-209-6495

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