SOURCE: Axolotl Corp.

March 26, 2007 15:28 ET

Axolotl Expands Elysium Prescription Management

Axolotl's HIE Physicians Benefit From New Electronic Prescription Management Features

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 26, 2007 -- Axolotl Corp. today released a new version of its Elysium product, with a focus on delivering Elysium E-Prescribing customers added value and ease of use. The release also includes a Health Alert distribution feature, the ability to display community-wide inpatient and emergency room visit details, and additional Clinical Messaging® capabilities.

Recognizing the importance of e-Prescribing and medication management in current and emerging health information exchanges (HIEs), Axolotl worked closely with a focus group of physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to define and implement a range of prescription management enhancements. The result is an easy-to-use, personalized prescription writer, with accurate de-duplicated medication history for interaction checking and seamless, bi-directional, electronic connections to retail pharmacies to deliver prescriptions and receive renewal requests.

"This Elysium release allows our customers to leverage recent and emerging changes in the availability of medication history, formularies and eligibility," shared Ray Scott, CEO of Axolotl. "Our objective is to provide clinicians at the point of care with the information they need to create safe and accurate prescriptions for the patient. In this release we have listened to our customers and addressed their needs. We have ongoing development programs with the nation's leading pharmacy networks to further improve our product and stay ahead of the curve."

Principal features in Axolotl's newest Elysium release include:

Prescription Management

Many usability and efficiency enhancements have been made, including: improved management of "favorites"; enhanced drug search capability; and automated de-duplication and management of the med history on the Elysium Patient Summary. This release is fully certified with SureScripts V4 and in conjunction with Elysium's robust workflow management tools, completely automates the prescription renewal process, saving office staff time and improving prescription accuracy.

Dick Thompson, Executive Director of Quality Health Network in Grand Junction Colorado, stated, "Electronic prescribing provides significant improvements in patient safety. QHN physician users will be very pleased to use the new Elysium release -- to further improve the efficiency of the Rx writing process."

Health Alerts

Elysium now publishes and distributes health alerts to all Elysium users; electronic, fax, and hard copy recipients. Elysium Health Alerts have already demonstrated value in Public Health Departments for an outbreak of cryptosporidium which was reported to seventeen health districts in a five county region of the HealthBridge community in Cincinnati. Alerts can also be used for other educational purposes. This feature enhances Elysium's already robust and advanced public health automated disease reporting and notification capabilities.

About Axolotl Corporation

Axolotl provides advanced Web-based products and services that automate health information exchange and management between HIM departments, hospitals, clinics, labs, and physician offices. By connecting the healthcare community, our e2 technology increases efficiency, cuts the cost of information exchange, and improves the quality of care. Many RHIOs and thousands of healthcare professionals nationwide are using Axolotl for electronic health record creation, health information access, exchange, and management, and transcription services. For more information, visit www.axolotl.com.

Contact Information

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    Nicole Spencer
    Axolotl Corporation
    (530) 269-1806
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