Beyond The Network
In order to ensure the success of e-prescribing, Surescripts supports the e-prescribing ecosystem by providing many services free of charge, including:
Certification - Surescripts consistently applies objective and defensible standards for certification of technology systems (in excess of 250 certified entities today).
Industry-Wide Quality - Surescripts is focused on improving the end-to-end quality of the e-prescribing process by working with customers and other stakeholders to avert potential issues in order to promote patient safety and e-prescribing.
Compliance - Surescripts conducts audits of technology vendors and connected entities to ensure compliance with standards and commitments for connectivity.
Standards Development - Surescripts works with NCPDP, CCHIT, HITSP and other standards bodies to develop and evolve standards in the industry.
Education and Collaboration - Surescripts engages with national, state and regional entities to develop educational programs, adoption and utilization programs, quality initiatives, and dialogue to support the future growth of e-prescribing and health IT.
Support - Surescripts provides technical assistance and resources to support physicians, pharmacies, payers and vendors through its account management team and 24/7 Electronic Prescribing Resource Center.
Center for Improving Medication Management - The Center is a collaborative forum that establishes specific priorities to demonstrate the value of pharmacy interoperability with patients and physicians to improve the medication management process.
Monthly Participant Calls and Bi-Annual Participant Workshops - Surescripts hosts regular events with network participants to inform them of developments and best practices around e-prescribing.
Pilot Programs - Surescripts participates in and supports CMS, AHRQ and other public/private pilot programs.
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