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Pulse Honored With White Coat of Quality Award for Fourth Straight Year

WICHITA, Kan., June 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pulse Systems, Inc., an industry-leading provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management, e-prescribing, Billing and Collections, and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solutions, was recently recognized with the Surescripts 2014 White Coat of Quality Award. This is the fourth consecutive year that Pulse has earned the award, which highlights its commitment to ongoing data quality improvements in electronic prescribing and prescription management.

"We are proud to earn this recognition yet again as it highlights our unwavering commitment to doing what's best for our clients," said Jeff Burton, President and CEO of Pulse Systems. "By continually improving our solutions and workflow processes to make it safer, more accurate and easier to use, we are empowering providers to better utilize their resources while improving the quality of care to their patients."

Pulse's e-prescribing solution, PulseRx 5.0, is a complete medication management solution designed to simplify medication management, streamline practice workflow and increase productivity, allowing providers to quickly and easily generate prescriptions, manage a patient's medication records and allergies, review benefits and formulary information, and process refill requests easily and accurately. According to Surescripts, more than half of all prescriptions are delivered electronically, making accuracy and accountability in e-prescribing a critical part of a patient's plan of care.

"We are honored to recognize these organizations for their leadership and persistence in advancing e-prescribing quality industry-wide," said Ajit Dhavle, Pharm.D, MBA, Vice President of Clinical Quality at Surescripts. "Together, we can realize greater value by working collaboratively and leveraging technology to improve e-prescribing and connect the entire health care ecosystem."

Established in 2010 as part of Surescripts' Quality Management Program, the White Coat of Quality Award commends organizations that are actively focused on improving e-prescribing accuracy, completeness and safety. Pulse met stringent requirements including measurement and reporting of e-prescription content quality, implementation of software updates, and ongoing end-user training on how to best use their e-prescribing system to earn this year's award.

About Pulse Systems, Inc.:

Pulse provides certified, integrated, electronic health care management systems to thousands of providers across more than 40 specialties nationwide. Pulse's award-winning, interoperable technology platform includes easy-to-use, cost-efficient EHR, Practice Management, e-prescribing, Billing and Collections, and other Revenue Cycle Management solutions. Pulse is committed to helping our physician partners gain greater workflow efficiencies, reduce costs and achieve Meaningful Use incentives – all supported by our best-in-class client support, training and implementation services.

Pulse is part of the Cegedim Healthcare Software division, owned and operated by Cegedim, a global health care technology company. To learn more or to request a demonstration of Pulse's solutions, please visit us at www.pulseinc.com or call 1.800.444.0882.

About Cegedim:

Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a technology and services company committed to innovation. Cegedim supplies services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at health care professionals, health care industries, life science companies and health insurance companies. Cegedim employs almost 3,500 people in 11 countries and generated revenue from continuing activities of €494 million in 2014. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM).

To learn more, please visit: www.cegedim.com

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CONTACT: Scott Burton Pulse Systems, Inc. Vice President, Sales and Marketing Tel. 800.444.0882, ext. 1599 Aude Balleydier Cegedim Media Relations Tel. +33 (0)1 49 09 68 81

Source:Pulse Systems Inc