MORRISVILLE, N.C., June 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Care Management Technologies, Inc. (CMT) announced today that its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, Comprehensive NeuroScience™ of Canada, Inc. (CNSC), has contracted with Manitoba Health to provide comprehensive Behavioral Pharmacy Management Services for the MANITOBA IMPRxOVE™ (Improving Medication Prescribing and Outcomes Via Medical Education) Program, the first program of this kind in Canada.
CNSC's Behavioral Pharmacy Management Services utilize their proprietary clinical algorithms, called Quality Indicators™ (QIs), and follow a proven audit and feedback protocol. The audit and feedback protocol provides feedback to prescribers regarding prescription regimens by comparing them to science-based literature regarding best practice prescribing. This approach is well supported in the scientific literature as a protocol to educate physicians regarding best practices.
CMT's President, Carol Clayton, Ph.D., stated "This is a tremendously important milestone in our company's evolution – our first contract for a solution that could be adapted for use by any Canadian province or by other international medical jurisdictions. Manitoba fosters an environment which is very supportive in both technology and healthcare; this is why we have chosen Winnipeg to be our headquarters." Dr. Harold Carmel, Vice President of Clinical Services, added "this is an innovative, forward-thinking initiative on the part of Manitoba Health, which will result in significantly improved outcomes for Manitoba behavioral health patients."
About Care Management Technologies, Inc. (CMT)
Headquartered in the Raleigh/Durham, NC, Research Triangle Park area, Care Management Technologies, Inc., provides proprietary health information technology that delivers actionable information to clinicians at the point of treatment with the dual aim of improving quality of care and reducing costs.
About Comprehensive Neuroscience™ of Canada, Inc. (CNSC)
Comprehensive NeuroScience of Canada, a wholly-owned subsidiary of North Carolina-based Care Management Technologies, Inc., is a health services provider with Canadian headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba. CNSC has deep clinical expertise and extensive experience in behavioral health, and its award-winning clinical heritage and expertise grew out of their seminal work developing expert-consensus, best-practice guidelines for providing quality care to patients with severe mental health disorders.
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Carol Duncan Clayton, Ph.D.
Care Management Technologies, Inc.
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