EDEN PRAIRIE, MN--(Marketwire - Feb 26, 2013) - MDI Achieve, provider of MatrixCare™, the market-leading, certified Electronic Health Record solution for the long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) continuum, today announced that MatrixCare is now integrated with the leading pharmacy service providers to long-term care, Omnicare, PharMerica, and FrameworkLTC. When combined, these organizations or those using their technology service over 80% of the long-term care providers in the United States. Pharmacy integration increases efficiencies and, more importantly, reduces the chance for errors in filling prescriptions.
MDI Achieve President John Damgaard commented, "Pharmacy integration is another example of MDI Achieve's commitment to interoperability between the industry-leading MatrixCare EHR platform and other key systems used by our clients. The integration of MatrixCare and leading pharmacy technologies gives providers a foundation for true closed-loop medication management, dramatically improving operational efficiencies and reducing medication errors. Such innovations are exactly what LTPAC providers will need to leverage to ensure their profitable participation in Accountable Care Organizations."
"Increased pharmacy integration with MatrixCare is essential in increasing efficiency and decreasing errors. Communication with pharmacy is a 24/7 operation and anything that improves this system is invaluable to our facilities," said MatrixCare client Matt Hails, R.N., Director of Healthcare and Quality Assurance for LTC Support Services. "Pharmacy integration within MatrixCare will allow our nurses to spend more time taking care of our residents and less time on the phone with pharmacy, increasing customer satisfaction."
MatrixCare pharmacy integration, based upon the NCPDP 10.6 standard, supports the seamless, electronic exchange of medication information and pharmacy orders between MatrixCare and Omnicare, PharMerica, and FrameworkLTC pharmacy systems in real-time.
About MDI Achieve
MDI Achieve solutions have powered the long-term care continuum for over 30 years. MatrixCare is the leading, certified, cloud-based EHR solution designed to help long-term care and senior living communities deliver superior care, resulting in better outcomes for their residents. The MatrixCare solution includes product suites to help providers maximize reimbursements, reduce readmissions, maintain high occupancy, facilitate interoperability within ACOs and across the continuum of care, and support executive decision making. MDI Achieve delivers superior service to its clients resulting in better business outcomes for their organizations. Visit www.matrixcare.com for more information.
About MatrixCare Certification
MatrixCare, Version 6.6, was certified as an EHR Module on December 12, 2012, certification number CC-1112-100063-1. This EHR Module is ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 compliant and has been tested and certified by, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
MatrixCare Version 6.6, meets the following certification criteria: 170.302(a), 170.302(b), 170.302(c), 170.302(d), 170.302(j), 170.302(o), 170.302(p), 170.302(q), 170.302(r), 170.302(s), 170.302(t), 170.302(u), 170.302(v), 170.306(a), 170.306(e), and 170.306(h).
PharMerica Corporation is a leading institutional pharmacy services company servicing healthcare facilities in the United States. PharMerica operates institutional pharmacies in 44 states. PharMerica's customers are institutional healthcare providers, such as nursing centers, assisted living facilities, hospitals and other long-term care providers. The Company also provides pharmacy management services to long-term care hospitals.
SoftWriters, Inc. has been delivering custom software solutions since 1990 and is committed to delivering innovative, well-tested software products to the pharmacy industry. FrameworkLTC, their flagship product, is aimed at helping LTC pharmacy providers maximize their business potential through the use of current software technology. Their products are aimed at the special needs of LTC pharmacy providers and their reputation is built on personal involvement and attention to each individual customer's needs. SoftWriters' clients include pharmacies servicing skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, outpatients, correctional facilities, as well as community pharmacies.
MatrixCare and MDI Achieve are trademarks of MDI Achieve, Inc.