Surescripts Survey Highlights Opportunities for Technology to Address Administrative Bottlenecks Across Healthcare


Nearly half of pharmacists and two-thirds of prescribers report an increase in technology use over the past 18 months, according to a new Surescripts survey. The survey also found the majority of pharmacists and many prescribers believe the responsibilities of care providers, including nurses, physician assistants, physicians, specialists and non-clinical professionals, have increased since COVID-19. While the pandemic put more burden on care providers than ever—with over half of pharmacists reporting increased patient questions in the past 18 months—only 1 in 5 pharmacists felt very prepared to handle their new role.

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Norman Regional Health System and Oceans Healthcare Announce Partnership to Build Freestanding Behavioral Health Center

Norman Regional Health System and Oceans Healthcare have entered into a joint venture partnership to expand access to behavioral health services in south central Oklahoma through the construction of a new, state-of-the-art behavioral health hospital. The 48-bed hospital will be named Behavioral Health Porter Village and will more than double […]