COLUMBIA, S.C. HealthPort’s Electronic Medical Record application is now certified to connect to The Pharmacy Health Information Exchange operated by SureScripts.
HealthPort’s e-prescribing module replaces old error-prone approaches to prescribing such as handwritten prescriptions, computer-printed prescriptions, and computer-faxed prescriptions. It also reduces the risk of medication errors associated with poor handwriting, illegible faxes, similar sounding/named drugs, and manual data entry.
As a SureScripts Certified Solution Provider, HealthPort’s physician clients who use its electronic medical record product can now connect to the Pharmacy Health Information Exchange, operated by SureScripts. The Pharmacy Health Information Exchange allows physicians and pharmacists to electronically exchange prescription information and electronically transmit new prescriptions and refill requests during routine and emergency care.
Today, more than 95 percent of all pharmacies are certified on the Pharmacy Health Information Exchange and approximately two-thirds are processing prescriptions electronically.