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ePrescription

March 18th, 2010

 

ePrescription is an important element in improving the quality of patient care and as such it is also part of requirements for CCHIT qualifications and MIPPA incentive payment.

 
The data interchange standards for ePrescriptions are maintained by NCPDP (National Council for Prescription Drug Programs) for the pharmacy services sector of the healthcare industry. 
 
There are few companies offering transmission networks for electronic connection between Physicians and Pharmacies nationwide.  They mostly use and enable communication between HL7 and NCPDP SCRIPT Standards.
 
 Among the leaders are SureScripts, RxHub and ProxyMed, with SureScripts currently dominating the market with about 90% market share.
 
Following is the list of Companies providing solutions or gateway for Prescription transmissions: 
 

 

 

 

 

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