SigmaPoint supports three Pharmacy Benefit Managers with release 5.0

New York 01 May 2006eHealth Solutions issued Release 5.0 of its SigmaPoint product used by over 1700 physicians and office staff in 31 USA states. SigmaPoint delivers mobile, advanced electronic prescribing, patient-specific formulary, drug interaction validation, comprehensive drug reference, patient compliance materials, and integration with over 100 Practice Management Systems. SigmaPoint allows physicians to stay Mobile, Informed and Connected to their practice medical records anytime, anywhere, remotely and at the point-of-care.

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"With the addition of Caremark in Release 5.0, SigmaPoint can now deliver pharmacy benefit information for over 150 million patients covered by Caremark, Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions", stated Stephen Pacicco, CEO of eHealth Solutions. "With real-time data from three of the largest PBMs, physicians can expect pharmacy benefit eligibility, medication history and formulary information for more of their patients at the point-of-care."

SigmaPoint Release 5.0 automatically retrieves formulary and medication history for patients with pharmacy benefits provided by Caremark in addition to the two other leading Pharmacy Benefit Managers Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions. Release 5.0 also supports electronic transmission of mail order prescriptions to Caremark for faster, more reliable delivery of prescriptions to the pharmacy.

In addition to the formulary information provided by the three leading PBMs, SigmaPoint Release 5.0 now delivers formulary at the point-of-care from the largest health plan-owned Pharmacy Benefit Managers including Aetna, Anthem, and WellPoint through the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare.

SureScripts and RxHub, industry experts in electronic prescribing, have certified Release 5.0 of SigmaPoint for electronic prescribing. The SureScripts Electronic Prescribing Network enables the secure two-way exchange of prescription information between pharmacies and physician practices. RxHub electronically routes up-to-date patient-specific medication history and pharmacy benefit information to physicians at the point-of-care.

eHealth Solutions Inc. develops and markets the SigmaHealth suite of innovative mobile, point-of-care solutions for physician practices (SigmaPoint) and long term care facilities (SigmaCare) that enable physicians and other medical professionals to improve treatment outcomes, avert preventable medication errors, and significantly reduce administrative burdens.


Leslie Versweyveld

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