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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