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E-prescribing jumps 61%

Surescripts, April 23, 2009

E-prescribing jumped 61% in the first quarter of 2009, according to a survey by Surescripts. "In the past two years, the U.S. has gone from 19,000 to 103,000 prescribers routing prescriptions electronically—punctuated by 39% sequential growth in prescriber adoption in the first quarter of this year," said Harry Totonis, president and CEO of Surescripts.