MTBC Partners with PDR Network to Provide their EHR Users Seamless Access to the Latest Drug and Safety Information
June 15, 2012
(SOMERSET & MONTVALE, NJ) MTBC, a leading healthcare IT company serving providers
throughout the country, announced today a new partnership with PDR Network to integrate
PDR’s suite of interactive drug information and safety services with MTBC’s ONC-ATCB
electronic health record (EHR). MTBC users will soon 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.
“Our partnership with PDR Network will allow us to further empower and equip our
providers to make clinical decisions that are informed by real-time, easily accessible
drug and safety information,” said Stephen Snyder, President of MTBC. He also explained,
“This partnership will also help us fulfill our commitment to provide our clients
with an EHR that is clinically robust and fully integrated with our wide array of
practice management solutions and business intelligence tools; yet easy to use and
“We are very happy to have MTBC join our growing network now totaling 20 EHR vendors
reaching more than 75,000 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
its functionality and safety in alignment with FDA goals for these systems.”
Notably, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reported that the number
of people treated in hospitals in the U.S. for injuries resulting from being given
the improper medicine or dosage jumped 52% between 2004 and 2008—from 1.2 million
to 1.9 million. Partnerships such as the one between MTBC and PDR Network are designed
to, among other things, help address this serious public safety concern by providing
up to date drug information and support services to healthcare professionals within
workflow at the point of care.
MTBC plans to begin offering the PDR Network integration to its hospital-employed
and private physician groups during 3Q 2012. It will deliver this integrated module
to its PracticePro™ and ChartsPro™ clients at no additional cost.
Founded in 1999 and based in Somerset, New Jersey, MTBC provides fully-integrated practice management (PM), revenue cycle management (RCM) and proprietary Electronic Health Record (EHR) software solutions to private physician offices and hospital-employed provider groups throughout the United States. Its competitively priced premium products, PracticePro™ (EMR, PM, and RCM) and ChartsPro™ (standalone Electronic Medical Record - EMR software), present a service suite unmatched in the industry for their scope and value. MTBC has been consistently recognized as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 company – 2009, 2010, 2011 – and has also been recognized during each of the last three years as an Inc. 500│5000 company.
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About PDR Network
PDR Network, LLC is the leading distributor of FDA-approved drug labeling, safety
and REMS information, as well as medication adherence and product support programs,
through the Physicians’ Desk Reference® suite of digital and print
services. PDR Network’s innovative products deliver industry-leading content to
prescribers and patients across channels, including via its growing "PDR Certified"
EHR vendor network. 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
Stephen Snyder, President
Medical Transcription Billing, Corp.
Telephone: (732) 873-5133 x113
Fax: (732) 873-3378