ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - July 19, 2011) - Surescripts today announced that seven vendors have achieved Gold Solution Provider status. This 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 respective products:
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions - ePrescribe Version 15.1
DAW Systems - ScriptSure Version 7.6
DrFirst - Rcopia Web Version 3.x
H2H - Digital Rx Version 2.1
Pulse Systems - Pulse ERx/ePrescribing Version 4.1
RxNT - RxNT ehr Version 7.0
Waiting Room Solutions - WRS Version 4.0
Gold Solution Provider status recognizes physician technology vendors that are advancing electronic prescribing with customers in the United States. This certification identifies 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 Mary Martin, senior vice president of customers and markets for Surescripts. "We congratulate Allscripts, DAW Systems, DrFirst, H2H, Pulse Systems, RxNT and Waiting Room Solutions on completing Gold level certification for their respective products in 2010."
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 and share prescription information 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.
One of the foundations of e-prescribing growth in the U.S. is the work that Surescripts has done over the past seven years certifying the software applications of every major e-prescribing and electronic health record vendor. As of July 2010, approximately 300 applications have been certified by Surescripts to enable physicians' software to access prescription information and route prescriptions electronically.
Physicians and health IT industry watchers can track the e-prescribing certification status of physician software applications at www.surescripts.com/certified.
For more information about how to connect to the Surescripts network, visit http://surescripts.com/connect-to-surescripts.aspx.
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.