April 14, 2014 – Sarasota, FL – CoCENTRIX, the leading provider of coordinated care technology solutions to State Health and Human Services and community providers, announced today 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.
The seamless integration of the CoCENTRIX Coordinated Care Platform (the CoCENTRIXccp) and SureScripts provides a single process directly in the electronic health record for distribution and renewals of controlled substance prescriptions. By helping reduce the risk of fraud and abuse, CoCENTRIXccp users can prescribe the appropriate medications electronically without the worry of forgery or lawsuits while also utilizing the comprehensive reporting tool in the event of an audit.
“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. “CoCENTRIX’s integration of Rcopia® for e-prescribing functionality is instrumental in applying best practices and helping providers improve patient safety and patient outcomes.”
CoCENTRIX is a Behavioral Health software company that provides innovative solutions that connect, collaborate, and coordinate care and services across and amongst Health and Human Services, Education, Justice & Public Safety, Community Service Providers and the Consumers in which they serve. Leveraging over 32 years in Health Services information technology, CoCENTRIX optimizes the entire continuum of care with consumer-centric solutions that automate and significantly improve clinical, financial and operational outcomes.
Our flagship product, the CoCENTRIX Coordinated Care Platform (CoCENTRIXccp), includes an ONC-ACB certified Electronic Health Record, Collaborative Case Management, Managed Care Solutions and interactive, mobile consumer applications that further streamline the delivery of services across the entire continuum of care.
More than 500 agencies in 42 states utilize CoCENTRIX technologies to efficiently and cost-effectively coordinate services, maximize stakeholder’s investments, and improve the health and safety of the populations they serve.
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.