Epic, Cerner, CVS align with Surescripts to make personalized prescription benefit, pricing info available in EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 08:23 am November 07, 2017
The company said more than half of U.S. physicians and nearly two-thirds of patients will now be able to view information about benefits and drug costs to make decisions together during office visits.
Doctor holding papers
By Jack McCarthy 08:00 am September 30, 2015
Patients are growing weary of having to carry their records from one provider to the next and many are evaluating whether or not doctors use technologies to communicate with them when choosing a new physician.
By Mike Miliard 10:57 am August 28, 2015
With e-prescribing of controlled substances legal nationwide, providers and pharmacies are empowered with a new technological tool in the fight against prescription painkillers. Now more need to use it.
RX script on a tablet
By Bernie Monegain 10:07 am June 18, 2015
The global e-prescribing market, valued at $250 million in 2013, is expected to grow at a 23.5 percent compound annual rate, reaching an estimated value of $888 million by 2019, according to a recent report.
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am May 19, 2015
Surescripts processed some 6.5 billion electronic health data transactions across its network in 2014 -- more over the course of the year than either American Express (6 billion) or PayPal (4.2 billion), officials say.
Attendees at the Clinicspectrum booth
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 12:10 am April 15, 2015
Our columnist has survived her first three days of HIMSS15. She offers some impressions about the show's hot topics (meaningful use, analytics), its after-hours social scene and the vast enormity of Chicago's McCormick Place.
smartphone with apps coming out
By Frank Irving 06:59 pm April 14, 2015
Have a great idea for a new way to interact with EHR data? An emerging platform enables you to build your own app or use another from an open community.
Edward Martinez
By Erin McCann 10:16 am January 21, 2015
For Miami Children's Hospital, patient engagement is far more than a Stage 2 meaningful use hurdle -- it's seen as an opportunity for organization-wide change that will impact clinical care and the bottom line.
ONC report to Congress highlights interoperability work ahead.
By Government Health IT Staff 10:38 am October 10, 2014
Health IT infrastructure has made significant progress in recent years, with EHR adoption among hospitals and physicians growing. However, the development of health information exchanges and interoperability - needed to provide more effective care - still has a long way to go.
By Erin McCann 11:06 am September 25, 2014
Thirteen of the nation's major healthcare systems are one step closer to interoperability, after they are now able to electronically share health records with disparate EHRs upon signing on to the country's largest health information network.

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