Navigation Links
Alaska EHR Alliance Selects e-MDs as Recommended Electronic Health Record Vendor
Date:4/26/2010

AUSTIN, Texas, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- e-MDs, an industry leader in the development and implementation of electronic health record (EHR) and practice management (PM) solutions, announced they have been selected as one of two recommended EHR vendors by the Alaska EHR Alliance (AEHRA).   e-MDs was identified through The EHR Selection Project as an endorsed vendor to Alaska healthcare providers looking to incorporate an EHR in their clinical practice.  The company excelled in an eight-month vetting process, proving to be a suitable partner for Alaska practices upgrading their health information technology (HIT).

(Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091117/DA12265LOGO)

AEHRA conducted The EHR Selection Project through funding from the Alaska eHealth Network via a grant from the State of Alaska.  The Alaska eHealth Network was recently awarded $3,632,357 by the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to become the Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (HITREC) for the state. The EHR Selection Project was initiated by a 2009 survey determining one of the largest barriers to EHR adoption in Alaska is the difficulty deciding on a vendor and product.  Through an eight-month evaluation process involving a 15-member statewide taskforce consisting of physicians and clinic managers, EHR vendors were evaluated based on their products, pricing, reputation, and interoperability.

e-MDs' products, services and company vision were deemed as best-suited for Alaska's providers, with particular emphasis on those in the smaller 1 – 10 size clinics.  The selection task force scored e-MDs and one other vendor the highest in the selection process based on a number of factors.  Their recommendation was approved by the Alaska EHR Alliance Board that then publicized the selection to Alaskan providers.  The company also scored well in the following areas:

  • Affordability
  • e-Prescribing capability and functionality
  • CCHIT Certification
  • Top rankings in American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Physicians Surveys and consistently high scores from vendor analyst, KLAS
  • Guarantee to interface with State health information exchange (HIE) system
  • Inclusion of a practice management system
  • Small to mid-size practice specialty
  • 93.3% satisfaction rating from Alaska physicians in 2009

"I would like to commend Alaska on making strides toward state-wide EHR and health information exchange implementation.  We are honored to have been selected and look forward to helping providers in Alaska move towards a streamlined and interconnected healthcare community," said Dr. Michael Stearns, President and CEO of e-MDs.  "Our success over the past 14 years with implementing EHRs, including adoption by thousands of primary care providers in small to medium size practices, will serve us well in making our efforts in Alaska a success."

For more information on e-MDs, please visit www.e-MDs.com.  

e-MDs is a leading developer of healthcare software solutions headquartered in Austin, Texas.  The company, founded in 1996 by a primary care physician, remains physician and clinical informaticist managed and actively participates in national health information technology and interoperability efforts. e-MDs Solution Series™, with more than 26,000 users nationwide, is the standard for affordable and integrated EHR and PRACTICE MANAGEMENT software solutions, including clinical, financial and document management modules designed to automate medical practice processes and chart management. e-MDs Solution Series version 6.3 is a CCHIT Certified® 2008 Ambulatory EHR additionally certified for Cardiovascular Medicine and Child Health. The e-MDs Solution Series' comprehensive suite of products facilitates improvements in clinical care, a reduction in medical errors, and optimization of business practices. As testimony to our focus on ease of use and functionality, e-MDs has ranked at the top of all independent, unbiased, physician surveys thus far. For more information, please visit www.e-mds.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE e-MDs
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp. Updates Oxygent(TM) Clinical Development Plan
2. Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences Expand Their Alliance to Include Commercialization of ATRIPLA(R) (efavirenz 600 mg/emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg) in Europe
3. Lung Cancer Alliance Commends NCCN on Screening Guidelines
4. Lung Cancer Alliance Hails Announcement of New Erbitux(R) Data
5. Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp. Announces Approval of Proposed Actions at Annual Shareholders Meeting
6. Vermillion Renews Strategic Alliance Agreement With Quest Diagnostics, Inc.
7. Ambrx and Merck Serono Expand Collaboration Through ARX424 Multiple Sclerosis Drug Development Alliance
8. ICON and MedAvante Sign Alliance Agreement
9. Pharmacyclics announces Global Strategic Alliance with Les Laboratoires Servier
10. Oxford BioTherapeutics and GlaxoSmithKline Form Strategic Alliance to Develop Novel Cancer Therapeutic Antibodies
11. SIRO Clinpharm and CambReg Ltd Strategic Alliance to Offer Regulatory Services in Europe
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... OAKLAND, N.J. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... in the design, development and manufacturing of collagen ... and regeneration announced today that Bill Messer ... Sales and Marketing to further leverage the growing ... surgery medical devices. Bill joins the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Va. , June 24, 2016 The ... set of recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical ... (HCEI) with entities that make formulary and coverage decisions, ... the "value" of new medicines. The recommendations ... does not appear on the drug label, a prohibition ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., ... developing innovative inhaled drugs, announced today that it was ... Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and ... "This is an important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief ... shareholder awareness of our progress in developing drugs for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... "FCPX editors can now ... of Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. ... Final Cut Pro X users can now reveal the media of their split ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... , ... June 27, 2016 ... ... the patient payment industry today announced its strategic partnership with Connance, a ... workflows. , The two companies’ proven, proprietary technology combine to provide health ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... Park, KS (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... in retailers of Eyeglasses . , Millions of individuals in the United States ... eyeglasses have become a way to both correct vision and make a fashion statement. ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... On June 10-11, 2016, A Forever Recovery, a holistic treatment ... Longest Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the rehabilitation facility is located. This ... of the world’s leading providers of cereal and other breakfast foods. Its residents often ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements ... was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is ... herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):