PP_1170x120_10-25-21

Surescripts

Surescripts names Frank Harvey as new CEO

Surescripts names Frank Harvey as new CEO

ARLINGTON, Va.  – Surescripts has appointed Frank Harvey as chief executive officer, effective June 27. Harvey succeeds Tom Skelton, who previously announced his decision to retire. Harvey is a pharmacist and an experienced chief executive and investor and has held numerous senior leadership roles during his more than 35-year career in the healthcare technology, pharmacy

NowRx wins Surescripts highest accuracy award

NowRx wins Surescripts highest accuracy award

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — NowRx announced on Tuesday it has received a 2021 Surescripts White Coat Award  for highest accuracy. The White Coat Award is Surescripts’ highest recognition for those who have adopted best practices and technology enhancements that demonstrate their commitment to improving patient safety and healthcare delivery. Clear and accurate e-prescriptions benefit physicians, pharmacists and

Surescripts study reveals increased opportunities for technology

Surescripts study reveals increased opportunities for technology

ARLINGTON, Va. – Nearly half of pharmacists and two-thirds of prescribers report an increase in technology use over the past 18 months, according to a new Surescripts survey. The survey also found the majority of pharmacists and many prescribers believe the responsibilities of care providers, including nurses, physician assistants, physicians, specialists and non-clinical professionals, have

GoodRx partners with Surescripts to offer real-time drug discount pricing in electronic health records

GoodRx partners with Surescripts to offer real-time drug discount pricing in electronic health records

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — GoodRx has entered into an agreement with SureScripts to deliver drug discount price information to prescribers using Surescripts Real-Time Prescription Benefit when prescribing medications for uninsured patients and patients whose price information isn’t already available from their PBM or health plan. Surescripts Real-Time Prescription Benefit delivers cost information in the electronic

NowRx Pharmacy named finalist for “Highest Accuracy” in Surescripts White Coat Awards

NowRx Pharmacy named finalist for “Highest Accuracy” in Surescripts White Coat Awards

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.––NowRx, a technology-enabled pharmacy that uses proprietary pharmacy software and advanced logistics technology to provide same-day and same-hour delivery of prescription medications, today announced that it has been named as one of two  finalists in the “Highest Accuracy” category of the Surescripts White Coat Awards. This award recognizes the best electronic prescription accuracy

New report from Surescripts shows increased use of actionable patient intelligence

New report from Surescripts shows increased use of actionable patient intelligence

ARLINGTON, Va. –  As the health industry continues to grapple with COVID-19, a new Surescripts report shows that providers are increasingly leveraging technology innovations to streamline processes, share information and improve patient care. Health systems, pharmacies and health plans are adapting to this new era of “touchless health care,” reaching a number of major adoption and

Surescripts launches solutions for specialty pharmacists

Surescripts launches solutions for specialty pharmacists

ARLINGTON, Va.— Surescripts is further streamlining the specialty medication process with two new network services. Specialty pharmacies can now gather clinical information and conduct prior authorizations within their workflow, enabling patients to get on therapy faster and giving specialty pharmacists more time to serve as trusted partners and resources for patients with serious and complex

Surescripts’ report shows greater demand for Rx price transparency

Surescripts’ report shows greater demand for Rx price transparency

ARLINGTON, Va. — Surescripts’ Prescription Price Transparency and the Patient Experience survey shows that patients want to talk about the price of a prescription with their provider to avoid the sticker shock and delays that can lead to medication non-adherence. Electronic health records (EHR) vendors and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are responding by developing tools that

Surescripts rolls out new enrollment tool

Surescripts rolls out new enrollment tool

ARLINGTON, Va. — Surescripts is again bringing innovation to the prescribing process with its new Specialty Patient Enrollment service, which helps prescribers, specialty hubs and pharmacists automate the specialty prescribing process. The technology auto populates the electronic enrollment form required for specialty medications and integrates it into the e-prescribing process. When combined with access to patient-specific

How technology is helping improve the prescription journey

How technology is helping improve the prescription journey

There’s no question that e-prescribing has changed the way prescribers, pharmacists and patients interact with regard to medication therapy. It has improved efficiencies and patient safety. And not surprisingly, within the next few years, virtually all prescriptions in the U.S. will be transmitted electronically, including those for controlled substances. But are the prescribing and dispensing

New report examines progress made across the Surescripts Network Alliance

New report examines progress made across the Surescripts Network Alliance

ARLINGTON, Va. – A new report from Surescripts demonstrates how the nation’s leading health information network collaborated across the health care market to improve the accuracy of e-prescription transactions by 64% since 2016, leading to better e-prescribing quality, safety and cost. “Surescripts has worked across the industry to consistently improve the accuracy of e-prescribing as

Surescripts releases new survey

Surescripts releases new survey

ARLINGTON, Va. — The complex specialty prescribing process consumes a disproportionate amount of time and effort according to a new Surescripts survey of health care providers. For example, nearly 40% of providers surveyed said it can take up to two weeks to get their patients started on specialty therapy. The results of the survey point to

Gemini Health and Surescripts partner to help lower drug costs

Gemini Health and Surescripts partner to help lower drug costs

SAN FRANCISCO — Gemini Health today announced a new initiative to help lower prescription drug costs by working with Surescripts, the nation’s largest health information network, to deliver price transparency at the time of prescribing.  Gemini’s Drug-Cost Transparency Services will be delivered via Surescripts Real-Time Prescription Benefit service integrated with electronic health record (EHR) software companies representing