SURESCRIPTS EXPANDS NETWORK TO PROVIDE CLINICAL MESSAGING CAPABILITIES FOR USERS OF FOUR HEALTH TECHNOLOGY VENDORS
New network connections will enhance care collaboration and coordination for providers across the U.S. healthcare system
ARLINGTON, Va. - JULY 23, 2013 - Surescripts, the nation's largest health information network, continues to expand its reach by enabling four additional health technology vendors to offer clinical messaging capabilities to their users. Surescripts' messaging and communications product for clinical interoperability will now be offered to users of Greenway, Inofile, SCI Solutions, and SOAPware. These enhanced capabilities will allow healthcare providers to seamlessly communicate and share important clinical information through a secure and integrated messaging service powered by the Surescripts network.
"Clinical messaging enables the safe and timely exchange of electronic health information across rapidly evolving healthcare communities," said Jeff Miller, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Clinical Interoperability for Surescripts. "We are thrilled to expand our network reach to include these leading organizations and to provide innovative solutions to improve overall care and patient outcomes."
The Surescripts network allows clinical care information, including immunization summaries, CCDs, referrals, discharge summaries and lab results, to be transmitted between peers, practices and health systems locally and nationally across all technology platforms. The network supports all federal and state policies and standards for health information exchange, including privacy and security standards, technology interoperability standards, and message types.
Surescripts' clinical messaging capabilities have the ability to connect to care providers in acute (hospital) and ambulatory (office practices) settings across the United States. Epic, GE Medical, NewCrop, NextGen Healthcare, and several other health technology vendors are also connected to the Surescripts network.
The Surescripts network supports the most comprehensive ecosystem of healthcare organizations nationwide. Pharmacies, payers, pharmacy benefit managers, physicians, hospitals, health information exchanges and health technology firms rely on Surescripts to more easily and securely share health information. Guided by the principles of neutrality, transparency, physician and patient choice, open standards, collaboration and privacy, Surescripts operates the nation's largest health information network. By providing information for routine, recurring and emergency care, Surescripts is committed to saving lives, improving efficiency and reducing the cost of health care for all. For more information, go to www.surescripts.com and follow us at twitter.com/surescripts.
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