Software Gives Prescribers Electronic Access to Prescription Benefit,
Prescription History and Prescription Routing
ALEXANDRIA, Va., and ST. PAUL, Minn. - May 27, 2010 - Surescripts®, the Nation's E-Prescription Network, today announced that eight vendors representing nine physician software products have completed Gold certification. The resulting Gold Solution Provider status is granted to vendors with software products that have surpassed Surescripts' baseline product certification to meet criteria that
demonstrate a higher level commitment to e-prescribing.
The following vendors have achieved Surescripts Gold Solution Provider status for their respectiv products:
Allscripts - Professional EHR Version 8.3 Update 1
CureMD - CureMD EHR Version 10
Doctations - Doctations Version 1
DrFirst - Rcopia Version 3.0
H2H - DigitalRx Version 2.1
NewCrop - NewCrop Core Version 10.1
OmniMD - OmniMD Version 8.2
RxNT - RxNT Version 6.1.4
RxNT - RxNT EMR Version 7.0
Gold Solution Provider status recognizes physician technology vendors that are advancing electronic prescribing and healthcare interoperability with customers in the United States. This certification is designed to recognize physician technology vendors' products that leverage the complete resources and capabilities of Surescripts and its network to improve the safety, efficiency and quality of the prescribing process.
"For physicians making an investment in the safety of their patients, the efficiency of their practice and the quality of their own clinical decision making, Gold Solution Provider status helps them know which software vendors are meeting the highest standards for e-prescribing," said Harry Totonis, president and
CEO of Surescripts. "We congratulate Allscripts, CureMD, Doctations, DrFirst, H2H, NewCrop, OmniMD and RxNT on completing Gold level certification for their respective products in 2009."
To utilize the Surescripts network, prescribers, pharmacies and PBMs must use software that has completed the Surescripts certification process. This process ensures that the software is able to send and receive electronic messages in accordance with industry standards and that it provides open choice for medication selection and dispensing location. Additionally, certification focuses on patient safety, efficiency of the electronic prescribing process and ease of use by end users.
For more information about Surescripts certification, visit www.surescripts.com/certified.
One of the foundations of the growth of e-prescribing is the work that Surescripts has done over the past six years certifying the software applications of every major e-prescribing and electronic medical record (EMR) vendor in the U.S. As of May 2010, 191 applications have been certified by Surescripts to enable physicians' software to access prescription information and route prescriptions
Tracking a Vendor's Certification Status
Physicians and health IT industry watchers can track the e-prescribing certification status of physician software applications at www.surescripts.com/certified.
Surescripts operates the nation's largest e-prescription network and supports a rapidly expanding ecosystem of health care organizations nationwide. Surescripts was founded on the principles of neutrality, transparency, interoperability, efficiency, collaboration and quality. Surescripts connects prescribers in all 50 states through their choice of e-prescribing software to the nation's leading payers, chain pharmacies and independent pharmacies. Available during emergencies or routine care, the Nation's E-Prescription Network gives health care providers secure, low-cost, electronic access to prescription and health information that can save their patients' lives, improve efficiency and reduce the cost of health care for all. For more information, go to www.surescripts.com.