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Apps for Rx sticker shock

Apps for Rx sticker shock

By Adam Rubenfire  |  July 30, 2016

A number of insurers, pharmacy benefit managers and technology companies are developing smartphone and computer apps to provide accurate drug-pricing information for patients and physicians.

Annual e-prescribing volume up 20% in 2014

By Joseph Conn  |  May 20, 2015

The nation's largest e-prescribing network reported another big jump in e-prescribing volume, but the number of e-prescribers increased more slowly and e-prescribing of controlled substances has lagged.

Despite challenges, panels see progress on healthcare interoperability

Despite challenges, panels see progress on healthcare interoperability

By Joseph Conn  |  October 15, 2014

There is interoperability in American healthcare, more than is generally thought, a federal health IT official and multiple advisers noted during a rare joint meeting Wednesday of the two main federally chartered health information technology advisory panels.

Skelton appointed CEO of Surescripts

By Bob Herman  |  August 22, 2014

Surescripts, an electronic prescription and clinical technology network, has named Tom Skelton CEO. Skelton will start Aug. 25. He has several years of executive experience in the healthcare technology sector, most recently working with Foundation Radiology Group and Med3000.

Medication reconciliation improvements needed: report

Medication reconciliation improvements needed: report

By Joseph Conn  |  July 29, 2014

Medication reconciliation, a standard operating procedure at hospitals, remains a process in need of work, according to a report based on a study of 19 hospitals released by the National Institute for Health Care Reform.

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