BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:ADAT), a provider of secure web-based software applications and telehealth products and services for healthcare organizations, announced today that Montgomery Medical Equipment Company, a durable medical equipment supplier in Pennsylvania, has selected Authentidate's Inscrybe® Referral and Order Management solution to enable paperless processing with referring physicians of the care orders required to supply their patients with medical equipment.
"Many physicians and hospitals in our service area are moving to electronic communications for physician orders, CMNs and other required care order documentation," said Nate Killough, Managing Respiratory Director at Montgomery Medical Equipment Company. "Inscrybe automates the care order process meeting all of these needs, and also provides electronic signatures and fax options for our referring physicians. After evaluating Inscrybe's capabilities, it was a natural choice for us."
The Inscrybe Referral and Order Management automated workflow solution is a web-based software service that improves efficiency and reduces human error when processing critical authorization forms with referring physicians for patient care orders, including therapy, home care services, medical equipment and other medical supplies. Inscrybe automates the manual workflow processes and effectively tracks the status of those communications from the initial referral through care order completion.
The improved workflows provided by Inscrybe have a proven track record of reducing turnaround time, improving completeness and reducing delays in processing patient care documentation required for reimbursement, thereby reducing unbilled and other held revenues that affect cash flow. In addition, Inscrybe customers have also reported improved order completion and approval time of 30% - 70%. Inscrybe's streamlined workflow also improves communications with referring physicians.
Physicians can use Inscrybe to exchange, update, complete and electronically sign referrals and care orders quickly and accurately using the web-based application. Inscrybe provides both online as well as fax functionality on a unified platform to enable suppliers and physicians to select their communication preferences.
"Inscrybe is an intuitive web-based service designed to make the review, update and approval of medical care order forms an easy, efficient and cost-effective process," said Marcus Wagstaff, Sales Director at Authentidate. "We are confident that Inscrybe will help Montgomery enhance physician communications, and reduce both overhead costs and delays in processing patient care order documentation that is required for timely reimbursements."
About Montgomery Medical Equipment Company
Montgomery Medical Equipment Company is a privately held durable medical equipment and supply company, which provides services to both the general public and healthcare institutions in Pennsylvania. We provide these services in a manner that exemplifies the highest levels of professionalism, quality, courtesy and compassion to all. We strive to impart the most personalized level of care available and to employ the most highly trained and knowledgeable staff in our marketplace.
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About Authentidate Holding Corp.
Authentidate Holding Corp. is a provider of secure web-based software applications and telehealth products and services that enable healthcare organizations to coordinate care for patients and enhance related administrative and clinical workflows. Authentidate's products and services enable healthcare organizations to increase revenues, reduce costs and enhance patient care by eliminating paper and manual work steps from clinical and administrative processes. Authentidate's telehealth solutions combine patient vital signs monitoring with a web application that streamlines patient care management. Delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS), customers only require an Internet connection and web browser to access our web-based applications thereby utilizing previous investments in systems and technology. The company's healthcare customers and users include leading homecare companies, health systems, physician groups and governmental entities. These organizations utilize the company's products and services to coordinate care for patients outside of acute-care.
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