ABEL Medical Software Inc. achieves Surescripts Certification for Medication History

ABELMed EHR certified for important components of Surescripts' health information exchange

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Buffalo, NY, July 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABEL Medical Software Inc., a leading North American provider of electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management technology announces that the company's ABELMed EHR-EMR, v12.13 software has achieved certification for Medication History (RXHREQ/RXHRES) NCPDP SCRIPT 10.6.

Certified to connect to the Surescripts network for Prescription Benefit and Medication History messaging, ABELMed can help make physician users aware of potential medication issues by providing access to information on patients' current and past prescriptions.

"We are proud of this latest achievement that makes vital information more readily available to our physicians," said Arun Rele, president and CEO of ABEL Medical Software Inc. "Prescription Benefit and Medication History messaging are important additions to our earlier Surescripts certification for Prescription Routing 10.6 MU 2 (Meaningful Use stage 2)."

Data available through ABELMed's connection to the Surescripts network can indicate patient compliance with prescribed regimens, therapeutic interventions, drug-drug and drug-allergy interactions, adverse drug reactions and duplicative therapy. Healthcare professionals can use this knowledge to improve patient safety and prescription quality. 

About ABEL Medical Software Inc.

ABEL Medical Software Inc. is dedicated to providing software solutions to the healthcare profession. Serving physicians since 1977, the long-term track record is an important factor to establish the company's reliability in an industry that is ever changing. ABELMed EHR-EMR/PM is successfully used by thousands of satisfied Healthcare Professionals and several Healthcare IT and Medical Office Management Schools. For more information, go to www.abelmedicalsoftware.com and follow us at twitter.com/abelmedical.

Contact:
Angela Spinks, ABEL Medical Software Inc.
800-267-ABEL (2235) ext. 1