Enhance Prescribing

Simplifying intelligence sharing for safer, more affordable prescriptions

Delivers relevant and timely patient data

In 2020, 84% of all prescriptions were delivered electronically through the Surescripts network.1

Wide-reaching coverage

The Surescripts master patient index represents more than 99% of the U.S. population.2

Promotes medication adherence

E-Prescribing is associated with up to a 20% increase in first-fill medication adherence when used with benefit information.3

Lowers costs

E-Prescribing improves administrative performance and clinical outcomes helping address $140–$240 billion in potential savings over 10 years.4

Making an impact for patients

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Increasing patient safety

Improving prescription accuracy can increase patient safety, decrease administrative burden, and avoid delays.

Lowering costs

Surescripts data reflects a strong and growing demand for prescription price transparency at the point of care.

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Ensuring quality care

E-Prescribing is more critical to the patient experience than ever. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, e-prescriptions written via telehealth spiked 72.5% in just over a month.5

Improving adherence and patient safety

Prescription price transparency is critical to lowering patients’ out-of-pocket costs and preventing “sticker shock” at the pharmacy. Learn how the Surescripts Network Alliance is working together.

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  1. Surescripts, “2020 National Progress Report,” April 2021.
  2. Surescripts network data, November 2021.
  3. Study: E-Prescribing Shown to Improve Outcomes and Save Healthcare System Billions of Dollars,” Surescripts.com, February 1, 2012.
  4. “Outlook for Global Medicine Through 2021: Balancing Cost and Value,” Quintiles IMS Institute, December 2016.
  5. Surescripts, “2020 National Progress Report.”