May 19, 2015

Surescripts processed two-thirds of all new prescriptions in 2014, according to its annual report released Tuesday.  

February 19, 2015

Surescripts on Thursday released a step-by-step video guide targeting both small providers and health systems to enable adoption of electronic prescribing of controlled substances.

August 1, 2014

QS/1 is implementing additional security measures to better validate electronic prescriptions for controlled substances, the company announced.

April 14, 2014

AssistRx last week introduced a new technology that simplifies the prescribing of specialty therapies while streamlining communications between prescribers, pharmacies, patients and manufacturers. It’s smart technology that can lead to patients receiving specialty medications weeks earlier than ever before, the company claimed.

August 1, 2013

Emdeon has given pharmacy automation products maker QS/1 certification for electronic prescriptions of controlled substances, or EPCS, QS/1 said Thursday.

June 12, 2013

Walgreens on Wednesday reached an agreement settling DEA concerns relating to the distribution and dispensing of controlled substances.

October 9, 2012

According to Surescripts, almost 400,000 physicians — about 58% of all office-based doctors — were e-prescribing at the end of 2011. The net effect: About 36% of all prescriptions were sent electronically in 2011.