MedConnect Completes Surescripts’ EPCS Certification

 

Montgomery, AL – MedConnect EHR v2.3 has successfully completed certification requirements that will allow all eligible providers to electronically prescribe and transmit controlled substance medications through the Surescripts’ network.  Electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) is the latest addition to MedConnect’s constantly evolving product suite.

EPCS will provide MedConnect physicians with a safe and secure network to prescribe and transmit controlled substances to supported pharmacies around the country, significantly increasing workflow efficiency and improving patient safety.  In addition, EPCS helps improve drug adherence and helps combat the growing opioid epidemic.  Opioid addiction, drug diversion and overdose deaths are among the primary forces driving the push toward controlled substance e-prescribing. Electronically prescribing controlled substances ensures authentic prescriptions, reduces doctor shopping, and identifies prescriber patterns.

“EPCS is essential for helping providers improve patient safety, by ensuring prescribed controlled substances are secure from the point of prescribing all the way to the pharmacy.  This will have a major impact on reducing and eliminating fraudulent activity associated with prescribing controlled medications,” said Jimmy Chapman, President and CEO of MedConnect.

Providers will be contacted with on-boarding instructions in the coming weeks.

 

About MedConnect, Inc

MedConnect is a technology company founded in 2004. Our mission is to offer healthcare providers cost-effective cloud-based software solutions including electronic health records, billing, patient portal, and scheduling. Currently supporting over 25 specialties with connectivity to over 30 hospitals and labs/diagnostics, MedConnect’s EHR solution allows users to focus on providing the highest quality patient care.  In addition, MedConnect EHR v2.3 is 2014 ONC Edition Complete certified.

MedConnect has set itself above the competition by providing highly customizable software, working closely with its clients to better serve their needs, and providing personalized technical support. Our success can be attributed to the fact we are a customer-centric company, always placing customer’s needs first.

 

About Surescripts

Surescripts is committed to unleashing the potential of American healthcare by creating a more connected and collaborative healthcare system. Our nationwide health information network connects doctor’s offices, hospitals, pharmacists, and health plans through an integrated and technology neutral platform. For more information, go to www.surescripts.com and follow us at twitter.com/surescripts.

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