Pulse Streamlines Practice Workflow With New E-Prescribing Capabilities

Providers Now Able to Transmit Controlled Substances Prescriptions Electronically

Wichita, Kansas, UNITED STATES

WICHITA, Kan., June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pulse Systems, Inc., an industry-leading provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management, e-prescribing, Billing and Collections, and other Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solutions, recently received the DEA Audit Certificate outlined in CFR1311 which now enables prescribers to write and submit prescriptions for controlled substances electronically through PulseRx 5.0. This new capability improves practice workflow, increases productivity and ensures the safe use and distribution of sensitive medications.

"Our products and services are designed with the sole purpose of making it easier for our clients and their practices to deliver quality health care to their patients," said Jeff Burton, CEO and President of Pulse Systems. "This new certification streamlines the prescription process for our providers while ensuring the right checks and balances are in place and all legal requirements have been met so potentially harmful substances do not end up in the wrong hands."

In addition to federal regulations, 49 states have laws that govern the prescription of controlled substances to reduce fraud and abuse. This new functionality supports federal and state level DEA schedules based on both prescriber and pharmacy locations.

Pulse users can:

  • Write and electronically submit prescriptions for controlled substances in accordance with all federal and state laws;
  • Run and view audit logs and reports for controlled substance prescriptions in accordance with federal and state regulations; and
  • View archived patient prescription history.

PulseRx 5.0, which recently received the Surescripts 2014 White Coat of Quality Award, is a complete medication management solution within the Pulse Complete EHR designed to simplify medication management and increase productivity. Through PulseRx, providers can quickly and easily generate prescriptions, manage a patient's medication records and allergies, review benefits and formulary information, and process refill requests easily and accurately.

About Pulse Systems, Inc.:

Pulse provides certified, integrated, electronic health care management systems to thousands of providers across more than 40 specialties nationwide. Pulse's award-winning, interoperable technology platform includes easy-to-use, cost-efficient EHR, Practice Management, e-prescribing, Billing and Collections, and other Revenue Cycle Management solutions. Pulse is committed to helping our physician partners gain greater workflow efficiencies, reduce costs and achieve Meaningful Use incentives – all supported by our best-in-class client support, training and implementation services.

Pulse is part of the Cegedim Healthcare Software division, owned and operated by Cegedim, a global health care technology company. To learn more or to request a demonstration of Pulse's solutions, please visit us at www.pulseinc.com or call 1.800.444.0882

About Cegedim:

Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a technology and services company committed to innovation. Cegedim supplies services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at health care professionals, health care industries, life science companies and health insurance companies. Cegedim employs almost 3,500 people in 11 countries and generated revenue from continuing activities of €494 million in 2014. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT:CGM).

To learn more, please visit: www.cegedim.com

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