ENHANCE PRESCRIBING

Collectively Enabling Safer and More Affordable Prescriptions

Delivers relevant and timely patient data

In 2018, 85% of all prescriptions were sent electronically using our network.iii

Wide-reaching coverage

Surescripts gives providers access to eligibility and formulary information for 258 million patients.vi

Promotes medication adherence

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

Lowers costs

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

Making an Impact for Patients

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.

Ensuring Quality Care

Prescription price transparency tools hold particular promise when it comes to reducing costs, speeding time to therapy and impacting medication adherence.

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.

On the path to the perfect prescription

The Surescripts Network Alliance is improving prescription accuracy and making great strides toward zero-error prescribing.

Our Partners

i. “E-Prescribing with Decision Support Is Associated with Improvements in Medication Adherence," American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits, July/August 2016
iii. "Outlook for Global Medicine through 2021: Balancing Cost and Value," Quintiles IMS Institute, December 2016

iv. Surescripts, “2019 National Progress Report,” April 2020.