MatrixCare Certified for Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances

Leading EHR Increases Efficiencies and Reduces Risk of Medication Errors

February 23, 2016

Bloomington, MN – MatrixCare®, the largest LTPAC technology provider in the United States, today announced that it has successfully completed Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances product certification as required by the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). This certification will allow providers using MatrixCare to address the workflows required by the New York State Department of Health ePrescribing Mandate that goes into effect March 27, 2016.

John Damgaard, MatrixCare President and CEO, commented, "MatrixCare has been a consistent leader in delivering ePrescribing solutions to LTPAC providers, transmitting more NCPDP compliant prescription messages than all other LTPAC EHR vendors combined. MatrixCare clients and their residents will see increased benefits from our certified ePrescribing solution which reduces the risks associated with medication errors.quot;

This EPCS Certified product is compliant with the DEA IFR 21 CFR Part 1311 (and 1300, 1304, 1306 by reference) and has been certified by Drummond Group Inc., a DEA approved auditor and certification body. This does not represent an endorsement of this product by the Drummond Group Inc. MatrixCare Version 2016 R2, audit completed February 10, 2016.

About MatrixCare

MatrixCare solutions have powered the long term care continuum for over 30 years. MatrixCare is the largest LTPAC technology provider in the US and the first to offer a true full-spectrum solution. Used in more than 12,000 facility-based care settings and 2,000 home care and home health agency locations, MatrixCare’s solutions help skilled nursing and senior living providers, life plan communities (CCRCs), and home health organizations to prosper as we migrate to a fee-for-value healthcare system. Visit www.matrixcare.com and www.carecommunity.com for more information.

MatrixCare is a registered trademark of MatrixCare.

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