Navigation Links
Quest Diagnostics Care360™ Named Top e-Prescribing Platform by Black Book Rankings

MADISON, N.J., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced that Care360™, the company's electronic health platform, has been named the leading stand-alone e-Prescribing software system by Black Book Rankings, a leading source for accurate, impartial customer satisfaction surveys in the services and software industries.

Black Book Rankings surveyed over 70,000 healthcare IT and records professionals, physician practice administrators and hospital leaders over a four month period to provide prospective buyers of e-Prescribing software with a comprehensive comparison of the industry's top performing vendors.

According to the report, e-Prescribing technology is defined as "a prescriber's ability to electronically send an accurate, error free and understandable prescription directly to a pharmacy from the point of patient care."   Electronic prescriptions have been widely recognized as playing a key role in reducing medical errors and improving the quality of patient care.

According to Black Book Rankings, Quest Diagnostics Care360™ ranked first in eleven of eighteen key performance categories for e-Prescribing, including Client Satisfaction, Overall Vendor Preference and First Line User Recommendations, Percentage of Users on Track to Meet Meaningful Use, Reliability, Support and Customer Care, and Best of Breed Technology, among others.

For detailed rankings and results, please visit

Approximately 1.8 million electronic prescriptions are transmitted by nearly 12,000 physicians using Care360™ each month and more than 5 million each quarter, based on third quarter 2011 Quest Diagnostics data.

"Electronic prescribing is a key component of our Intelligent Ambulatory Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) platform, which provides physicians with critical insights at the time of ordering," said Richard Mahoney, President of MedPlus, the Healthcare IT subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics.  "The results of this comprehensive survey of e-Prescribing clients show that Care360 offers the outstanding performance and value that health care providers require in an e-Prescribing platform.  In addition, physicians can easily transition from e-Prescribing to the full capabilities of our certified electronic health solution, Care360EHR."

About Black Book Rankings

Black Book Rankings, a division of Brown-Wilson Group Inc., is one of the largest full-service technology and services market research and opinion research companies. Founded in 2002, the company serves a wide variety of prominent publicly traded, private and start-up clients, venture capital firms, bankers, vendors, manufacturers and buyers alike. The company enjoys a reputation of conducting high quality research as evidenced through our long-standing relationships with our customers.

About Care360 EHR

Care360 EHR is a web-based, modular architecture that allows physicians to transition key activities from paper to electronic management in a step-wise approach. Care360 EHR has a wide range of capabilities including electronic lab order management, clinical messaging, e-Prescribing, clinical documentation tools, document management and multi-system interoperability – providing what physicians need at the point-of-care. For more information, visit

About Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers, and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff.  Quest Diagnostics is a pioneer in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care. Additional company information is available at or follow us at and

For Quest Diagnostics: Kathleen Valentine (Investors), +1-973-520-2900, or Barb Short (Media), +1-973-520-2800

SOURCE Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Quest Diagnostics Adds Timothy M. Ring to Board of Directors
2. Quest Diagnostics Launches Simplexa™ Dengue Test in Brazil, First Commercial Molecular Test Approved for Nations Public and Private Health Testing
3. CEOs Present and Take Questions Live, Online, December 1st at
4. Questcor Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on November 30, 2011
5. Quest Diagnostics to Speak at the Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
6. Questcor Pharmaceuticals to Present at CLSAs 4th Annual AsiaUSA Forum on November 7, 2011
7. Quest Diagnostics Announces Launch of Simplexa™ Direct Test for Influenza and Respiratory Viruses in Europe
8. Questcor and Child Neurology Foundation Support the 3rd Annual Infantile Spasms (IS) Awareness Week
9. Questcor Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
10. Alquest Announced as MedNet Solutions First iMedNet CRO Partner
11. Quest Introduces Its Next Generation AlphaView 4MP Medical LCD
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 Kitov Pharma ceuticals ... a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic ... today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten ... ), each representing 20 ordinary shares of the Company, ... ADSs and warrants were issued in a fixed combination ...
(Date:11/25/2015)...  Today AVACEN Medical announced the issue of United States patent No. ... ". This patent shields the company,s AVACEN 100 dry heat therapy medical device and specific methods ... Photo - ... ... ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 USP 800 ... drug preparations (e.g. pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, ... technicians). The chapter also covers all entities which ... pharmacies, hospitals, other healthcare institutions, patient treatment clinics, ... --> --> What is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... For the first time, Vitalalert ... Organizations, One Beat ” campaign. The partnership between the two groups began in 2014 ... MAP International’s cause. , MAP International was founded in 1954 and is an international ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... On November 25, 2015, officials of Narconon Arrowhead , the drug rehabilitation ... new cutting edge recovery program that has been 50 years in the making. ... with the purpose to free addicts from the symptoms and negative behaviors of addiction. ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... Smiles by Stevens is pleased to announce the addition of Botox® for ... aware of the benefits of Botox® in the treatment of moderate facial wrinkling, few ... and pain as a result of Jaw Tension, TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) disorder, and Bruxism ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... In an ongoing Clinical Study conducted by an ... IL, UV Angel is evaluating the efficacy of its product and its disinfection protocol. ... 30 beds) from May 2014 through October 2015 at a 360-bed, acute-care, academic medical ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Spring, Md (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 ... ... Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) announces the nation’s Periwinkle Pioneers, individuals and groups responsible ... history of this disease. The Periwinkle Pioneers, nominated by the public, will receive ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):