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ACE Dental Integrates with DoseSpot’s Dental e-Prescribing Platform

Posted: June 23rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Basics, Controlled Substances, Dental, In the News, Newsletter | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2015

DoseSpot, an industry leader in e-Prescribing integration platforms for medical, dental and telehealth software, today announced that ACE Dental, a leading provider of dental practice management software and patient communications, has successfully integrated DoseSpot.

For the past two years ACE Dental has been ranked #1 among dental software companies by Top Ten Reviews because of the company’s top notch support and the software’s extensive feature set.  ACE Dental chose to integrate DoseSpot Dental to meet their e-Prescribing needs and expand their product offering to dentists utilizing the software.

The DoseSpot Dental platform integrated with ACE Dental offers dentists the ability to route e-Prescriptions to the patient’s pharmacy of choice after automatically checking for any drug-drug and drug-allergy interactions. Following successful Surescripts certification, ACE Dental also successfully completed an Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) integration review by Drummond Group Inc.  ACE Dental dentists can now e-Prescribe controlled and non-controlled prescriptions to more than 65,000 pharmacies nationwide.

The need for e-Prescribing among dental software companies continues to grow as dentists are learning more about e-Prescribing and the ability to route both controlled and non-controlled substances electronically” said Greg Waldstreicher, CEO, DoseSpot.  “We are thrilled to have ACE Dental as a customer and look forward to building a strong relationship with the ACE Dental team and their dental customers.”

“ACE Dental Software is constantly working to help our dental practices become more streamlined and efficient. As a leader in digital charting, digital notes and digital signature documents, eliminating paper has helped our customers accomplish this efficiency. DoseSpot’s e-Prescribing is a major step in increasing efficiency in the dental practice,” said John Hastings, General Manager for ACE Dental Software. “Also, the way DoseSpot automatically checks for drug and allergy interactions makes the process much safer.”

For more information on DoseSpot’s EPCS software, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com/platforms or contact Lindsay Walsh, Lindsay(at)dosespot(dot)com.

About ACE Dental Software

For 22 years, ACE Dental Software has been a leader in providing state-of-the-art practice management software to dental practices in all 50 states and 14 foreign countries. Also, ACE offers the most comprehensive digital patient communication system in the industry. These systems allow dental practices to reduce time spent on paperwork and provide better patient care. For more information on ACE Dental Software, please visit http://www.ace-dental.com.

About DoseSpot

DoseSpot is a Surescripts certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot is certified to e-Prescribe controlled substances and has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. For more information, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com.

Read the full press release here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/06/prweb12804948.htm


Digital Health Clinic Maven Integrates DoseSpot e-Prescribing

Posted: June 2nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Basics, In the News, Newsletter, Telehealth | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) June 02, 2015

DoseSpot, an industry leader in e-Prescribing integration platforms for medical, dental and telehealth software, today announced that Maven, a digital health clinic designed exclusively for women, has completed Surescripts certification through DoseSpot.

Maven offers on demand video appointments directly to women seeking customized care for health and wellness, prenatal care, postpartum care and family care. Maven has hundreds of medical professionals available at the click of a button and through the DoseSpot integration, Maven’s prescribers can e-Prescribe to more than 65,000 pharmacies nationwide.

Maven opted to completely customize the look and feel of the DoseSpot user interface by tailoring the DoseSpot provided cascading style sheets (CSS). This allowed Maven to quickly match the DoseSpot and Maven user interfaces for a seamless e-Prescribing experience. “DoseSpot customers have the ability to completely white label our e-Prescribing solution”, said Greg Waldstreicher, CEO, DoseSpot. “And we have really enjoyed working with Maven to customize their DoseSpot CSS for mobile optimization as their patients and prescribers conduct video appointments on mobile devices.”

Through the DoseSpot integration, Maven prescribers are now able to route prescriptions electronically to the patient’s pharmacy of choice for the patient to then pick up. This workflow saves all parties involved a substantial amount of time as the patient does not need to travel to the prescriber’s office and the prescriber no longer needs to call the pharmacy. The telehealth care model is entirely focused around efficiency and the DoseSpot e-Prescribing integration further fuels increased efficiencies for the patient, prescriber and pharmacy.

“At Maven our mission is to support women by giving them instant access to healthcare. Sometimes this involves a prescription for medication. Our partnership with DoseSpot has enabled our network of doctors, midwives, and nurse practitioners to write prescriptions quickly, safely, and seamlessly,” said Katherine Ryder, Founder and CEO of Maven.

For more information on e-Prescribing Integration platforms and DoseSpot, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com or contact Lindsay Walsh, Lindsay(at)dosespot(dot)com.

About Maven 
Maven is a digital clinic for women. Get your health questions answered by doctors, nurse practitioners, OB/GYNs, lactation consultants, doulas, mental health specialists, physical therapists and nutritionists via video appointments and free forums. For more information, please visit http://www.MavenClinic.com.

About DoseSpot 
DoseSpot is a Surescripts certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot is certified to e-Prescribe controlled substances and has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. For more information, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com.

Read the full press release here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/06/prweb12760396.htm


Great Expressions Dental Centers Integrates DoseSpot Dental e-Prescribing Platform

Posted: May 14th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Basics, Controlled Substances, Dental, In the News, Newsletter | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) May 14, 2015

DoseSpot, an industry leader in e-Prescribing integration platforms for medical, dental and telehealth software, today announced that Great Expressions Dental Centers, a leading dental service organization (DSO), has successfully integrated DoseSpot. Through the partnership, Great Expressions Dental Centers successfully completed Surescripts certification and dentists at more than 240 Great Expressions locations can now e-Prescribe controlled and non-controlled prescriptions to more than 65,000 pharmacies nationwide.

The DoseSpot Dental platform has been a top choice for DSOs since 2010 due to DoseSpot’s vast experience delivering scalable e-Prescribing software to large dental chains. The DoseSpot Dental platform not only meets the e-Prescribing needs of general dentists and specialists but it also provides DSO management teams with various tools to configure DoseSpot to meet the needs of the organization.

“We are excited to be working with Great Expressions Dental Centers and offer the robust DoseSpot Dental platform to their dentists”, said Greg Waldstreicher, CEO, DoseSpot. “With offices across the country, it was important for Great Expressions Dental Centers to not only receive Surescripts certification but also complete the required Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) audit to send controlled substances electronically in advance of the New York state March 2016 mandate.”

Last year, DoseSpot completed a third-party EPCS audit with Drummond Group Inc., a global software test and certification body that was approved by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to audit EPCS software applications. Through DoseSpot, Great Expressions also successfully completed an EPCS integration review by Drummond Group Inc. and dentists located at all Great Expressions’ clinics now e-Prescribe controlled substances.

“Great Expressions Dental Centers found a quick-to-implement solution in DoseSpot that not only allowed us to quickly meet state mandates for generating electronic prescriptions but will also meet the requirements for the larger federally run Electronic Health Records (EHR) program”, said Jason Wolan, Director or EHR Implementation, Great Expression Dental Centers. “In addition, the ease of use and simplified certification process, both with SureScripts and the Drummond Group have allowed us to make this platform widely available across our organization giving us the opportunity to better monitor and manage our operational activities.”

For more information on DoseSpot’s EPCS software, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com or contact Lindsay Walsh, Lindsay(at)dosespot(dot)com.

About Great Expressions Dental Centers 
For nearly 40 years, Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) has been a leader in preventative dental care, orthodontics and specialty care with local offices in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Virginia. One of the largest privately owned dental service organizations in the United States, GEDC is consistently recognized for contributions to improving oral health through quality and safety initiatives, affordable dental care services, patient convenience, research and more. For more information, go tohttp://www.greatexpressions.com.

About DoseSpot 
DoseSpot is a Surescripts certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot is certified to e-Prescribe controlled substances and has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. For more information, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com.

Read the full press release here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/05/prweb12722603.htm


Umbie DentalCare Integrates with DoseSpot’s Dental e-Prescribing Platform

Posted: January 7th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Basics, Controlled Substances, Dental, In the News, Newsletter | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) January 07, 2015

DoseSpot, an industry leader in e-Prescribing integration platforms for medical and dental software, today announced that Umbie DentalCare, a provider of dental practice management software has completed Surescripts certification, through DoseSpot integration.

“It is a transformative time for Dental e-Prescribing with the recent reclassification of prescriptions containing hydrocodone from Schedule III to Schedule II and the New York state e-Prescribing mandate on the horizon,” said Greg Waldstreicher, President, DoseSpot. “Our integration with Umbie DentalCare is a great example of a partnership committed to offering dentists with industry leading dental software solutions. Umbie customers located in New York and across the nation will soon be able to send all of their prescriptions electronically including controlled substances.”

Through this partnership with DoseSpot, Umbie customers are also equipped to:

  • Safely and efficiently send prescriptions electronically to more than 65,000 pharmacies
  • Automatically check for dangerous drug-drug and drug-allergy interactions
  • Aggregate prescription history data from community pharmacies in addition to patient medication claims history from payers and pharmacy benefit managers
  • Request information on patient insurance eligibility and formulary at the time of prescribing

“Dentists need the ability to send prescriptions electronically now more than ever and DoseSpot provides them with an intuitive solution,” added Greg. “DoseSpot is not only certified by a DEA approved certification body for EPCS, but we also hold an exclusive partnership with Lexicomp to provide dental specific information directly to dentists when e-Prescribing.”

“This has been a big year for Umbie DentalCare with our growth, Umbie is on the cutting edge of cloud-based dental practice management software and now with the integration of DoseSpot, it gives dentists the flexibility to send prescription not only from their desktops, but across all mobile devices,” said Jeremy Hamel, CEO Umbie Health Corporation. “Having the Surescripts certification, and the complete EHR certification, these are other ways to give our customers a better software experience,” Hamel concluded.

For more information on e-Prescribing Integration platforms and DoseSpot, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com.

About Umbie DentalCare

As a division of Umbie Health, Umbie DentalCare was founded in 2011 on a mission to revolutionize dental practice management. With the progression of cloud computing and its adaption amidst various professionals, Umbie capitalized on this opportunity to redefine the daily operations of the modern dental practice with a cloud based application. Over the past three years, and with the release of version 2 of the application in June of 2013, Umbie has serviced over 400 locations across the US. Media Contact: Rosa Graca, Umbie DentalCare, 888.521.6771 rgraca(at)umbiehealth(dot)com

About DoseSpot

DoseSpot is a Surescripts™ certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. To request DoseSpot API access, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com/api-access.

Read the full press release here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12425751.htm


DoseSpot Completes Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances Certification with Drummond Group

Posted: October 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Controlled Substances, In the News, Newsletter, Public Policy, Security, Standards | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 – DoseSpot, an industry leader in e-Prescribing integration platforms for medical, dental and telehealth software, today announced that its software application has completed the required third-party Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) audit with Drummond Group Inc., a global software test and certification body that was approved by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to audit EPCS software applications.

DoseSpot selectively pursued EPCS Certification with Drummond Group, one of the first DEA approved certification bodies. “After undergoing Drummond Group’s extensive audit process and phased approach to understanding the EPCS requirements, DoseSpot may now deliver audited and trusted EPCS software to their customers,” said Aaron Gomez, Drummond Group’s Director of EPCS Auditing.

The audited EPCS software also incorporates industry leading two-factor authentication and identity proofing technologies to meet the requirements of the DEA Interim Final Rule for EPCS. “We strive to provide an easy-to-use e-Prescribing interface and our team has successfully incorporated the EPCS functionality without disrupting our existing user experience,” said Greg Waldstreicher, President, DoseSpot.

DoseSpot prescribers will now have the ability to e-Prescribe controlled substances in 49 states. “In less than six months, New York will be the first state to mandate e-Prescribing, including EPCS,” added Greg Waldstreicher. “We are committed to offering the best e-Prescribing integration experience for our current and future software customers and have made the process for enabling EPCS incredibly easy.”

For more information on DoseSpot’s EPCS software, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com or contact Lindsay Walsh, Lindsay(at)dosespot(dot)com.

About DoseSpot 
DoseSpot is a Surescripts™ certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. To request a demo of DoseSpot’s e-Prescribing integration platforms, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com/.

About Drummond Group Inc. 
Drummond Group Inc. is a global software test and certification lab and third-party auditor that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) – designating the trusted test lab as the only third-party certifier/auditor of all three initiatives designed to move the industry toward a digital future. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator HIT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com or email DGI(at)drummondgroup(dot)com.

Read the full press release here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12249755.htm


Guess How Many USB Plugs There Are!

Posted: August 8th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: In the News, Newsletter | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Can you guess how many USB plugs there are in this container?  While we can’t give you any hints (JUST YET!) we can point out the awesome DoseSpot logo imprinted on the side.  We think they’re pretty awesome and for the first 5 people that guess right, we will send you 3 in the mail!  Send us your guess by commenting here or tweeting us @DoseSpot so put your thinking cap on.

OK, we will give you one hint.  The container is 55 ounces and came filled with pretzels! 

About DoseSpot

DoseSpot is a Surescripts™ certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. For more information, please visit www.DoseSpot.com.


ONC Identifies (and Charts) Trends in e-Prescribing

Posted: July 30th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Basics, In the News, Newsletter | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Earlier this month, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a Data Brief on trends in e-Prescribing as measured over the past few years. The Data Brief available here highlights compelling statistics surrounding e-Prescribing growth and adoption.  Here is what we found most riveting:

10 states with the highest e-prescribing rates as of April 2014:

  1. Minnesota — 100 percent
  2. Iowa — 95 percent
  3. Indiana — 95 percent
  4. Massachusetts — 94 percent
  5. South Dakota — 90 percent
  6. New Hampshire — 87 percent
  7. North Dakota — 87 percent
  8. Wisconsin — 87 percent
  9. Kentucky — 85 percent
  10. Oregon — 84 percent

10 states with the lowest e-prescribing rates as of April 2014:

  1. Alaska — 48 percent
  2. Nevada — 50 percent
  3. California — 53 percent
  4. New Jersey — 54 percent
  5. New York — 59 percent
  6. Colorado — 60 percent
  7. Hawaii — 60 percent
  8. Idaho — 62 percent
  9. Utah — 62 percent
  10. Tennessee — 63 percent

  • December 2008: Every state with the exception of Massachusetts had physicians e-prescribing using an EHR at a rate  below 20% on the Surescripts Network
  • April 2014: Every state had physicians e-prescribing using an EHR at a rate >40% and the majority of states had at least 70% of their physicians e-prescribing using an EHR

About DoseSpot
DoseSpot is a Surescripts™ certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. To request a demo of DoseSpot’s e-Prescribing integration platforms, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com/.


Doctor On Demand, Inc. Integrates with DoseSpot e-Prescribing Platform

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Basics, In the News, Newsletter, Telehealth | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

NEEDHAM HEIGHTS, MA – DoseSpot, an industry leader in e-Prescribing integration platforms for medical and dental software, today announced that Doctor On Demand, a healthcare service that provides Video Visits with board-certified physicians on smartphones and tablets, has completed Surescripts certification through DoseSpot.

“We are thrilled to be working with Doctor On Demand to further enhance their healthcare service platform and offer a comprehensive yet simplified e-Prescribing solution,” said Greg Waldstreicher, President, DoseSpot. “Not only does this streamline operational efficiencies for Doctor on Demand, but e-Prescribing is convenient for patients in need of a prescription,” added Greg.

Doctor On Demand provides Video Visits with board-certified physicians immediately, via smartphones and tablets. Doctor On Demand physicians diagnose, treat, and write prescriptions where clinically appropriate. Visits are only $40. The most common conditions that Doctor On Demand physicians treat include colds, coughs, allergies, infections, fever, rashes, nausea, sports injuries and more.

Through this partnership with DoseSpot, Doctor On Demand physicians are equipped to:

  • Safely and efficiently send prescriptions electronically to more than 65,000 pharmacies nationwide;
  • Automatically check for dangerous drug-drug and drug-allergy interaction alerts;
  • Aggregate prescription history data from community pharmacies in addition to patient medication claims history from payers and pharmacy benefit managers;
  • Request information on patient insurance eligibility and formulary at the time of prescribing.

Telehealth and e-Prescribing share the same objectives; expand access to care, save time, reduce costs and increase efficiency,” said Greg. “This integration proves to be a win for the patient, physician and pharmacist.”

“We’re focused on providing medical care to people whenever and wherever they need it,” said Adam Jackson, Co-founder and CEO of Doctor On Demand. “In partnership with DoseSpot, it’s even easier for our network of doctors to safely and efficiently prescribe the medications a patient needs to feel better.”

For more information on e-Prescribing integration platforms and DoseSpot, please visit www.DoseSpot.com.

About Doctor on Demand
Doctor On Demand is a healthcare service that provides Video Visits with board-certified physicians via smartphones or tablets. Patients simply download the Doctor On Demand app, tap a few screens, and are instantly connected to a doctor in their state for a Video Visit. Doctor On Demand delivers services through employers, health systems, health plans, and direct to consumers. Entrepreneurs Adam Jackson and Jay McGraw founded the company in 2013 to improve access to high quality, service-oriented and cost-effective medical care. Doctor On Demand is based in San Francisco. To learn more, please visit www.doctorondemand.com.

About DoseSpot
DoseSpot is a Surescripts™ certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. To request a demo of DoseSpot’s e-Prescribing integration platforms, please visit http://www.DoseSpot.com/.

Read full press release here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12039240.htm


“The Digital Doc” today’s mhealth, and what doctors are saying about it

Posted: July 17th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Basics, In the News, Newsletter, Telehealth | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Mobile health (known as mhealth) is one of the fastest growing markets today, and has been referred to by techies and health professionals alike as the “invisible link” between patients and doctors. With mobile applications at their disposal, doctors can more easily provide care with services moved to the cloud, allowing data to be accessed anywhere, anytime. Exactly how prevalent are these apps in the doctor’s office? Take a look below to find out.

In a recent study conducted by MedData Group, a healthcare marketing firm in Massachusetts, 2/3 of American doctors surveyed use mhealth apps while on the job. Nearly 50% of these doctors say they use mobile apps to look at medication interactions.

These percentages are expected to change over the next 12 months, with an anticipated increase in the number of doctors using apps that allow for EHR access. Many of these EHR apps will reduce time-consuming administrative work that doctors are currently subjected to.

According to Juniper Research’s latest report on the mhealth market, mobile apps are enhancing overall consumer engagement in healthcare by increasing information flow. Costs are being lowered by better decision-making, fewer in-person visits, greater treatment adherence, and remote monitoring. As of now, the overarching conclusion in the mhealth sphere is this: doctors are open to adopting a wide variety of mhealth technologies, if they see a clear benefit.

THE FINANCIAL FACT$:

  • According to the Global Mobile Health Market Report 2013-2017 by research2guidance, the mhealth market will reach $26 billion USD globally by 2017
  • Juniper Research’s latest report on the mhealth market forecasts cumulative cost savings of up to $36 billion USD globally over the next 3 years
  • Consumers are currently driving much of the demand for mhealth technologies and applications

SOURCES: Huffington Post and Xconomy

For more information on physician interactions with mobile and connected health platforms, check out MedData’s official report here.

About DoseSpot

DoseSpot is a Surescripts™ certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. For more information, please visit www.DoseSpot.com.


Apps Help Combat the Waiting Game

Posted: July 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Basics, In the News, Newsletter | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Scheduling a doctor’s appointment is never fun.  As identified by the Merritt Hawkins’ 2014 Survey of Physician Appointment Wait Times, appointments can take months to schedule.  With the increasing number of apps available, waiting will soon be a thing of the past.  For starters, there are many self-scheduling apps where patients can schedule day of appointments online like ZocDocDocASAP and InQuicker.  Another healthIT trend steadily increasing is telehealth where a patient can video chat with a doctor in a matter of seconds. Companies such as Doctor On DemandHealthSpot and American Well all offer innovative telehealth solutions.

Check out average wait times below and see how your city lines up.  For more information on telehealth and industry trends, check out our whitepaper today!

About DoseSpot

DoseSpot is a Surescripts™ certified e-Prescribing platform specifically designed to integrate with electronic health record, electronic dental record, practice management and telehealth software. DoseSpot has provided simple, affordable and integratable e-Prescribing solutions to healthcare IT companies since 2009. For more information, please visit www.DoseSpot.com.