Electronic Prescribing in Workers’ Compensation — Current Trends, Barriers to Adoption, and Opportunities for Innovation

While electronic prescribing has become the norm in group health care, the adoption rate within workers’ compensation has been slow. Phil Walls, Chief Clinical Officer, uncovers some of the barriers to adoption in workers’ compensation, the benefits of continued implementation and the advanced innovative opportunities e-prescribing can help us achieve: patient safety, convenience and value to payers. Along with insights from Surescripts and the Surescripts Network Alliance, we are able to see the positive impact it has had in group health and the ways it can help address long-stand issues and inefficiencies in this industry.

We invite you to read more about the current state and future of electronic prescribing in workers’ comp.