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-- Healthcare-exclusive Clinical Search Engine and Social Platform to be Introduced at Preventive Medicine 2014 in New Orleans February 19-22 --
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediScripts announces that it will introduce MediScript's Qology at the American College of Preventive Medicine's (ACPM) annual meeting, Preventive Medicine 2014, in New Orleans, LA. Qology is an award-winning clinical search engine and social platform for physicians. Qology, developed by MediScripts to help healthcare providers work smart, will allow Preventive Medicine 2014 attendees to find answers to clinical questions from trusted sources and collaborate with peers to improve the quality of patient care.
"Qology was created to help practitioners securely connect with peers to validate, refine and share diagnoses and care recommendations, as well as search trusted clinical resources," said MediScripts Chief Qologist, Joan Arata. "By connecting with ACPM and its members, preventive medicine physicians will have access to Qology's robust platform of clinical content and peer communities at no-charge."
Clinical content available on Qology includes more than five million peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts from PubMed (including PubMed Central full-text articles), evidence-based treatment protocols/guidelines from the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and full text access to McGraw Hill's classic medical reference, Harrison's Online. These trusted sources will allow preventive medicine physicians to stay abreast of current clinical information and trends to improve the value of care delivered. Qology is a gated platform exclusively for healthcare practitioners, allowing users to feel confident they are interacting only with other licensed practitioners.
"We are continuously seeking innovative ways to deliver value to our members and are thrilled to introduce Qology to our membership," said ACPM Chief Development Officer Maureen Simmons, MA, CFRE. "The collaborative nature of Qology coupled with its emphasis on evidence-based resources is synergistic with ACPM's focus on evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion."
Starting today, ACPM members will be able to access Qology at askqology.com. ACPM members attending Preventive Medicine 2014 can learn more about Qology and receive a live demonstration of the platform by visiting booth #21.
For more information and to try a clinical search on Qology, visit http://mediscripts.com/solutions/qology/.
MediScripts provides simple, easy to use clinical management solutions, supported by great service to help its customers work smart. Every solution that MediScripts provides delivers proven value and measureable impact to improve the quality and value of patient care. With over 30 years of industry leadership, MediScripts is a trusted provider of PhRMA Code compliant Secure Rx prescription pads and has expanded its solutions to include digital innovations such as Qology which integrates peer collaboration with clinical search. For more information, visit www.mediscripts.com.
About the American College of Preventive Medicine
Founded in 1954, the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is a U.S.- based physician organization focused on practice, research, publication, and teaching of evidence-based preventive medicine. As the umbrella society for the specialty of Preventive Medicine and physicians dedicated to prevention, ACPM seeks to improve the health of individuals and populations through evidence-based health promotion, disease prevention, and systems-based approaches to improving health and health care. For more information, visit www.acpm.org.
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