– Implementing Key Drug Safety Features, Mitochon Recognized with the ‘PDR Certified’ Award –
Laguna Hills, CA/Montvale, NJ: February 27, 2013 – Mitochon Systems, a leading healthcare IT company serving providers throughout the country with a free web based Electronic Medical Office, announced today a new partnership with PDR Network, the leading distributor of FDA-approved patient drug safety and support services for EHR and e-Rx platforms, to integrate PDR’s suite of interactive drug information and safety services within their Electronic Medical Office (EMO) platform. Mitochon users now have access to PDR Network’s updated drug information, safety alerts, medication adherence and product support programs, which will enhance their experience and further enable them to provide optimal patient care.
Dr. Andre Vovan, Chairman of Mitochon Systems, stated, “Mitochon is continually looking for ways to add additional value to our free service to Physicians, particularly in the area of patient safety and improving outcomes” He continued “Working with PDR has been very efficient due to our similar focus on patient safety, improved out comes for patients and philosophy of integrating great resources within superior Physician workflow.”
Mitochon’s FREE end-to-end ELECTRONIC MEDICAL OFFICE (EMO) is a single source, Meaningful Use Certified solution enabling practices to provide better patient care and increase profits for physicians. EMO includes a patient portal, scheduling, clinical records, ePrescribing, lab integration, physician referrals, integrated Practice Management and Claims, ALL FREE. Founded by Dr. Andre Vovan, a nationally recognized physician, and funded by 44 physicians, the EMO service is designed by physicians for physicians. The FREE system is available in all U.S. states.
“We are very happy to have Mitochon join our growing EHR partner network as our fourth fully-integrated EHR partner, expanding our network to 26 industry-leading partners and more than 220 EHR systems, reaching nearly 100,000 EHR prescribers,” said Andrew Gelman, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, PDR Network. “We understand the growing importance of EHRs in medical practice today and are proud to provide tools that enhance EHRs, increasing their functionality and safety in alignment with FDA goals for these systems.”
Mitochon end users have access to PDR interactive services today, earning the PDR Certified award in recognition for the system’s new level of drug safety features and functionality. Developed based on the FDA’s vision for EHR systems improving patient safety and reducing prescriber liability by delivering and collecting critical information at the point of care, the PDR Certified program recognizes those systems that meet this safety standard by integrating each of four key functions:
1. Full FDA Labeling,
2. Drug Alerts and Warnings (Safety Alerts, Boxed Warnings, Recalls and REMS Communications),
3. Adverse Drug Event Reporting, and
4. FDA-Compliant Patient Education or Support Services.
As part of this award, Mitochon Systems will display the “PDR Certified” logo indicating to existing and prospective customers that it complies with these important patient and drug safety standards. For more information on the PDR Certified program – developed by the independent iHealth Alliance in collaboration with PDR Network – please visit, www.PDRCertified.org.
Mitochon Systems was founded in 2006 by Andre Vovan, MD, MBA, FCCM, who is the director of a critical care department at a large California hospital. He created a system based on the free model because the cost of traditional EHR systems makes them unaffordable for many independent physicians. For information: (877) 817-0902 or www.mitochonsystems.com/about.
PDR Network’s comprehensive offering of interactive drug information services are designed to be easily integrated with any EHR or ePrescribing system and enhancing the EHR, provider and patient experience. For more information about PDR’s EHR partnership program, please visit www.PDRNetwork.com/PDR-in-EHR.
About PDR Network
PDR Network is the leading distributor of FDA-approved drug labeling, safety and product support information, delivering trusted content through the Physicians’ Desk Reference® suite of digital and print services. Leveraging this propriety network, PDR disseminates critical healthcare information across channels to an active network of nearly 800,000 prescribers and via the growing “PDR Certified” network – 26 industry-leading partners delivering content via more than 220 EHR platforms reaching approaching 100,000 EHR providers as well as more than a half of a million additional end users.
A respected member of the healthcare community, PDR Network challenges itself as a company to deliver innovative products and services that meet the industry’s ever-changing needs. From a history of delivering the prescribing information most-trusted by physicians to its current position at the strategic intersection between the bio/pharmaceutical and EHR industries, PDR prides itself on developing practical solutions to benefit its partners. For more information, please visit www.PDRNetwork.com.
# # #