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e-prescribing

Surescripts sees rise in health information transactions

Surescripts sees rise in health information transactions

ARLINGTON, Va. — Surescripts said its health information network processed more than 10.9 billion secure transactions in 2016, up 12% year over year. That transactional traffic included 1.6 billion electronic prescriptions, or 180,000 every hour, according to the Surescripts 2016 National Progress Report, released this week. Last year, Surescripts’ interoperable network connected 1.3 million health

Canada makes e-prescribing push

Canada makes e-prescribing push

An effort to establish a national e-prescribing platform is under way in Canada. Canada Health Infoway, a national digital health organization, has issued a request-for-proposal to health IT companies for PrescribeIT, a new e-prescribing service for the nation’s health care system. Infoway said it’s looking for a tech partner or consortium to help design, build