For the sixth consecutive year, Surescripts, the nation’s leading health information network, honors 16 health systems and technology vendors with the 2015 White Coat of Quality Award, recognizing their dedication to continually improving data quality and patient safety in e-prescribing. STI has been once again chosen to receive this prestigious award.
“Surescripts is thrilled to acknowledge the organizations who are striving daily to achieve the goal of zero content errors in e-prescribing,” said Ajit Dhavle, Pharm.D, MBA, Vice President, Clinical Quality, Surescripts. “As new digital capabilities constantly emerge, all of us are responsible for improving e-prescribing quality to increase accuracy, reduce costs and save time for doctors, pharmacists and patients.”
As part of Surescripts’ Quality Management Program, the White Coat of Quality Award was established in 2010 to recognize organizations that meet rigorous e-prescribing standards around quality assurance. Since Surescripts connects more than 700 electronic health record (EHR) applications and processes more than one billion e-prescriptions annually, the impact on the quality and cost of health care is significant.
For more on this announcement, please read the official press release here.