Medication Network Services: Medication Management Services

Medication History for Reconciliation

The Value of Medication History

On average, Surescripts Electronic Medication History helps a 400 bed hospital prevent 10 adverse drug events each year. Want to know how it could benefit your hospital? Calculate your numbers below.

Surescripts Electronic Medication History helps a bed hospital.



Improving Medication Reconciliation Efficiencies

From admission to discharge, Surescripts Medication History helps hospitals and emergency departments reduce costly ADEs and the associated readmissions by providing a more complete and up-to-date medication history. The service provides real-time access to the most comprehensive medication claims and pharmacy fill data information available.

Medication History, Medication Reconciliation

Improvement in
medication history
completeness

Savings per patient medication
reconciliation performed

Of medications most likely to cause ADEs

Real-time Information

Medication History for Reconciliation delivers real-time information to the inpatient or emergency department utilizing your current connection to the Surescripts network

12-month View

Medication History for Reconciliation provides a 12-month view of the patient’s medication history to examine patient compliance, improve adherence to existing drug therapies, and support decisions about new drug therapies

Extensive Access to Claims Data

Medication History for Reconciliation offers extensive access to both PBM claims and pharmacy fill data, to help eliminate manual transcription errors and unreported drugs

Help Drive Utilization

Surescripts provides resources and support post-implementation to help you connect to more of your healthcare community stakeholders and effectively exchange critical information. For more information, contact a Surescripts Activation team member today.

How It Works

From admission to discharge, Surescripts Medication History helps reduce costly ADEs and the associated readmissions by enabling more complete and up-to-date medication history. The service:

  • Delivers real-time, electronic information to the inpatient or ED EHR software application utilizing your current connection to the Surescripts network
  • Provides a 12-month view of the patient’s medication history to examine patient compliance, improve adherence to existing drug therapies, and support decisions about new drug therapies
  • Offers extensive access to both PBM claims and pharmacy fill data,* to help eliminate manual transcription errors and unreported drugs**

Pharmacy Fill and PBM Claims Data Include:

  • Name of drug
  • Dosage
  • Quanity dispensed
  • Days supply
  • Dispensing pharmacys**
  • Phone number of pharmacy
  • Prescription fill date
  • Name of prescribing physician
  • Phone number of prescribing physician

 



* Dependent on version of EHR vendor software
**Medication history data includes: Name of drug, dosage, quantity dispensed, days supply, dispensing pharmacy, phonenumber of pharmacy, prescription fi ll date, name of prescribing physician, phone number of prescribing physician, and SIG not

Get Started

A list of EHR vendors certified for our Medication History for Reconciliation service can be found here.  Please contact your vendor representative and tell them that your facility is interested in accessing the Surescripts Medication History for Medication Reconciliation service.

If your hospital uses Epic, please use the form below to request more information on Medication History for Reconciliation.

Related Content

HIMSSwire Article

Successful Medication Reconciliation Hinges on Access to Patient's Medication History.

Network Connections

With the Surescripts network you can electronically exchange information with a wide array of community care partners via a single point of connectivity—regardless of your technology platform.

Why choose Surescripts?

We ensure the free and secure flow of vital health information to get it to the right place at the right time.