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More standardization on E-Prescription

August 31st, 2009

NCPDP just updated SCRIPT 10.6 Standard, the latest XML based technical standard recommended by federal regulators as part of EHR incentive program.

 
More info on SCRIPT 10.6 can be found here:
 
 
 
Surescripts already announced plans to adopt the new standard.
 
They operates the country’s largest electronic prescribing network. According to Surescripts the network is used by over 140,000 physicians, pharmacists and payers to electronically process prescriptions and share prescription information. Participants on the Surescripts network include all of the nation’s major chain pharmacies (e.g. CVS/pharmacy, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Wal-Mart), many of the nation’s leading payers and PBMs (e.g. Aetna, CVS Caremark, Express Scripts, Medco, Wellpoint) and over 10,000 independent pharmacies nationwide.
 
 

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