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Global eRx System Trends Industry

  • January 2014
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 23 pages

eRx, popularly known as e-prescribing or electronic prescribing, refers to the electronic, two-way transmission of prescription information between a physician, pharmacist, health plan, pharmacy benefit manager, or dispenser. eRx or e-prescribing is increasingly becoming a standard practice in the world of medicine. The technology is witnessing a gradual adoption by the clinical community across developed countries to enhance quality of care, and cut healthcare costs.

The report also offers global market estimates and projections for eRx Systems in US dollars for years 2012 through 2017. The report analyzes and presents an overview of eRx Systems market worldwide. Supported with 8 market data tables, the report highlights the ever increasing permanence of eRx Systems. The report also provides a review of global market trends along with benefits and challenges pertaining to the eRx Systems. The report further covers several regional markets including the United States, Canada, and Europe. The report highlights on various strategic industry activities of major companies witnessed by the industry over the last few years. In addition, 165 companies operating in the eRx Systems arena worldwide including Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., DrFirst Inc., NEXTGEN Healthcare Information Systems LLC, NewCroprx LLC, Quality Systems Inc., and others are profiled.

Table Of Contents

Global eRx System Trends Industry


eRx - An Introduction

Table 1: Global eRx Systems Market (2012-2017) in US$ Million

eRx - A Revolutionary Technology to Enhance Patient Care

Table 2: Number of e-Prescriptions (2008-2012) Routing in Million

eRx - Benefits

Prescription Accuracy

Improved Efficiency


Medication Adherence

eRx Systems - Challenges

Limited Physician Acceptance

Lack of Required Functional Capabilities

System Errors due to Human-Computer Interaction

Concerns over Patient Data Privacy

Lack of Awareness

Inefficient System Design

Lack of Physician Training

Data Availability

CDS Systems


Overview of e-prescription Market

Table 3: e-Prescription Adoption Rates by Small Practitioners in the US (%) - 2012

Table 4: e-Prescription Adoption Rates by Specialization in the US (%) - 2012

Integrated EHR Systems to Replace Standalone eRx Systems

Table 5: EHR Adoption Rates Vs Standalone Adoption Rates in the US (2008-2012) (% Change)

Government Agencies Promote EMR and CDS Technologies

US Regulatory Scenario

Table 6: US States Ranked by Safe e-Prescription Adoption Rates - 2012


Table 7: e-Prescription Adoption by Chain Pharmacies in US (2008-2012) (in thousands)

Table 8: No. of e-Rx Transactions Vs Eligible Prescriptions (2010-2013) in Millions






Allscripts Introduces Allscripts Care Directorâ„¢

Bizmatics Introduces iPhone Application for PrognoCIS EMR Software

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems Introduces 8 Series Electronic Health Record Content System

Xpress Technologies Unveils E-prescribing Solution

Christie Clinic Selects Comprehensive Electronic Health Records Solution of eClinicalWorks®

Concentra to Deploy Electronic Health Record System of Allscripts

DrFirst Forms E-prescribing Task Force for Physicians in New York

East Jefferson General Hospital and Cerner Enter into Partnership

iMedX Takes Over Medical Transcription Companies

NewCrop and Surescripts to Extend Healthcare Coordination and Collaboration

PDR Network® and NewCrop Enter into Strategic Partnership

Quality Systems Takes Over Matrix Management Solutions


Primary Players

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (USA)

Athenahealth, Inc. (USA)

Bizmatics, Inc. (USA)

Cerner Corporation (USA)

DrFirst, Inc. (USA)

eClinicalWorks LLC (USA)

Emdeon, Inc. (USA)

e-MDs, Inc. (USA)

Henry Schein Medical System, Inc. (USA)

iMedX, Inc. (USA)

InstantDx LLC (USA)

NewCroprx LLC (USA)

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc. (USA)

PDR Network® LLC (USA)

Practice Fusion, Inc. (USA)

Quality Systems, Inc. (USA)

Surescripts-rxhub LLC (USA)

Niche Players

ABEL Medical Software, Inc. (USA)

ABH Enterprises LLC - ADVIX (USA)

Accumedic Computer Systems, Inc. (USA)

Acrendo Medical Software, Inc. (USA)

ACS, Inc. (USA)

Addabo Family Health Center (USA)

ADP AdvancedMD (USA)

Advanced Data Systems Corporation (USA)

Advanced Medical Information Solutions LLC (USA)

Aetna, Inc. (USA)

Agadia Systems, Inc. (USA)

Agastha, Inc. (USA)

AllegianceMD Software, Inc. (USA)

Amazing Charts.com LLC (USA)

American Medical Software (USA)

AppMed, Inc. (USA)

Aprima Medical Software, Inc. (USA)

ASP.MD, Inc. (USA)

Avazen Health, Inc. (USA)

Azalea Health (USA)


Best Health Solutions (USA)

Cal-Med (USA)

Capraro Technologies, Inc. (USA)


CareEvolve (USA)

ChartLogic, Inc. (USA)

Claimat (USA)

Cyclops Vision Corporation (USA)

Data Stratagies, Inc. (USA)

DataNet Solutions, Inc. (USA)

DataTel Solutions, Inc. (USA)

DavLong Business Solutions (USA)

Delta Care Rx (USA)

DermiScribe LLC (USA)

doc2MD, Inc. (USA)

Doctor Access (USA)

DoseSpot (USA)

E*Healthline (USA)

edgeMED Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (USA)

eDoctor, Inc. (USA)

eInteractive Universe LLC (USA)

EmblemHealth (USA)

Empower Systems (USA)

EMR Solutions, Inc. (USA)

Encite, Inc. (USA)


eRx Script Exchange Pty., Ltd. (Australia)

Eyefinity, Inc. (OfficeMate) (USA)

Falcon LLC (USA)

First Insight Corporation (USA)

Genius Solutions, Inc. (USA)

Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. (USA)

H2H Solutions, Inc. (USA)

Health Information Designs LLC (USA)

Health One Technology Solutions (USA)

HealthFusion, Inc. (USA)

Holt Systems, Inc. (USA)

iApp Creative LLC ( iPrescribe) (USA)

Iatric Systems, Inc. (USA)

Infor-Med Corporation (USA)

InPracSys (USA)

Insight Software LLC (USA)

Integrated Health Care Solutions (IHCS) (USA)

Intellicure (USA)

IO Practiceware, Inc. (USA)

Iton LLC (USA)

JAG Products, LLC (USA)

Key Medical Software, Inc. (USA)

Kryptiq Corporation (USA)

Levin Software Technologies, Inc. (USA)

Lexi-Comp, Inc. (USA)

LIN Software LLC (USA)

Liquid Medical Office, Inc. (USA)


MacPractice, Inc. (USA)

Management Plus (USA)

McKesson Specialty Care Solutions (USA)

MD Toolbox (USA)

MDLand International (USA)

MDS Medical (USA)

MEDCOM Information Systems, Inc. (USA)

MEDENT Community Computer Service, Inc. (USA)

MedFlow, Inc. (USA)

MEDfx Corporation (USA)

Medical Information Integration (USA)

Medical Office Online, Inc. (USA)

MedicaLINX (USA)

Medicat LLC (USA)

Meditab Software, Inc. (USA)

MediVoice LLC (USA)

MedNet Medical Solutions (USA)

MedPlus, Inc. (USA)

Metasolutions, Inc. (USA)

MicroFour, Inc. (USA)

Microwize Technology (USA)

Mitochon Systems (USA)

MxSecure (USA)

MyBrand-Rx, LLC (USA)

Netsmart Technologies (USA)

Networking Technology, Inc. (RxNT) (USA)

NexTech Systems, Inc. (USA)

Nortec Software, Inc. (USA)

NovusVision (USA)

Nuesoft Technologies, Inc. (USA)

OA Systems (USA)

Office Ally (USA)

OmniMD (USA)

Paramount Health Solutions LLC (USA)

PatientClick (USA)

PatientKeeper, Inc. (USA)

PatientNOW (USA)


Phyaura LLC (USA)

PK Software, Inc. (USA)

Plextra Healthcare Information Systems, Inc. (USA)

Positive Business Solutions, Inc. (PBSI) (USA)

PracticeSuite, Inc. (USA)

PrescribersConnection Corporation LLC (USA)

Prime Clinical Systems, Inc. (USA)

Professional Economics Bureau of America, Inc. - XlDent (USA)

Pulse Systems (USA)

Pyramed Health Systems (USA)

QRS, Inc. (USA)

Raintree Systems (USA)

RelayHealth (USA)

ReLi Med Solutions LLC (USA)

ScriptPad, Inc. (USA)

ScriptRx, Inc. (USA)

ScriptSure by Daw Systems, Inc. (USA)

SequelMed (USA)

Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. (USA)

Spring Medical Systems, Inc. (USA)

SRSsoft (USA)

Sterling Healthcare Information Systems (USA)

Stratford Software, Inc. (USA)

Stratus EMR (USA)

SynaMed (USA)

TactusMD (USA)

Thermamanger LLC (USA)

UltraMED, Inc. (USA)

Valant Medical Solutions, Inc. (USA)

Vision Infonet, Inc. (USA)

Waiting Room Solutions (USA)

WEBeDoctor, Inc. (USA)

Workflow.COM LLC (USA)

Yak Digital Corporation (eSoftMD) (USA)

ZoomMed, Inc. (Canada)


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