E-prescribing pays, says RxHub study

May 22, 2006

Electronic prescribing that includes patient-specific formularyinformation could cut a payer's drug spend by 8% to 15% anddrug-spend inflation could be reduced by as much as 1% per year,according to an analysis commissioned by RxHub. An e-prescribingnetwork, RxHub processed more than 26 million requests forpatient-specific eligibility, benefit, and formulary informationlast year and is on track to top 60 million patient events thisyear.

E-prescribing pays, says RxHub study

Electronic prescribing that includes patient-specific formulary information could cut a payer's drug spend by 8% to 15% and drug-spend inflation could be reduced by as much as 1% per year, according to an analysis commissioned by RxHub. An e-prescribing network, RxHub processed more than 26 million requests for patient-specific eligibility, benefit, and formulary information last year and is on track to top 60 million patient events this year.

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