iHealthbeat writes: About 56% of U.S. physicians electronically prescribed medication in 2014, according to Surescripts’ 2014 National Progress Report. For the report, Surescripts analyzed health data transactions that took place on the company’s network last year. Overall, the report found that Surescripts processed about 6.5 billion health data transactions in 2014, including764 million medication history-related transactions; and 7.4 million clinical messages. In addition, the report found that 67% — or 1.2 billion — of all new prescriptions in 2014 were e-prescribed via Surescripts’ network; and 95% of pharmacies were on the company’s network in 2014. Read more.
Report Finds More Than Half of U.S Physicians E-Prescribed Medication in 2014
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