LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health has received the 2022 Surescripts White Coat Award™ for Structured & Codified Sig Champion, the healthcare industry’s premier recognition for leaders in e-prescription accuracy. The health care system is among the 11 winners from across the Surescripts Network Alliance® who met the highest standards for prescription accuracy and patient safety.
This important standardization helps reduce the opportunity for errors while prescribing and dispensing medications to patients.
The 2022 Surescripts White Coat Award recognized winners in three categories:
- The Highest Accuracy award recognizes the best overall accuracy score.
- The Structured & Codified Sig Champion award recognizes organizations making the best use of the Structured & Codified Sig field.
- The RxChange Champion award highlights organizations successfully advancing the RxChange transaction.
“We are incredibly proud of this year’s White Coat Award winners, who are among the highest achieving to date,” said Frank Harvey, CEO of Surescripts. “It is a tremendous point of pride that they are among our Surescripts Network Alliance, optimizing the performance of the Surescripts network and leading the transformation of healthcare across the country.”
White Coat Award winners are evaluated based on data provided by Surescripts Sentinel®, an automated system that monitors electronic prescriptions and delivers insights to pharmacies, health systems and technology vendors.
In 2021, the Surescripts Network Alliance saw a 10% increase in the aggregated Quality Index Score for electronic prescriptions across the network—a 200% improvement since 2016. Visit Surescripts.com to learn more about the Surescripts White Coat Award.
About Baptist Health
For more than 100 years, Baptist Health has delivered All Our Best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; a graduate residency program; and access to virtual care anytime, anywhere. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit baptist-health.com, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.