e-prescriptions

Clearer Sigs Can Reduce Errors in E-Prescribing
Clearer Sigs Can Reduce Errors in E-PrescribingJust like paper prescriptions, e-prescriptions still rely on clear communication.
New Bill Could Force E-prescribing
New Bill Could Force E-prescribingLegislators say it will help ease the problem, but the NCPA says it’s just one part of the solution.
EHRs found to reduce prescribing problems in patients with diabetesPrimary care physicians often complain that the benefits of using electronic health record (EHR) systems are outweighed by the costs of implementing the technology and meeting government meaningful use (MU) standards. But a new study suggests that in at least one area—reducing adverse drug events—EHRs are having an impact.
New weapons combat opioid addictionThe number of deaths from prescription pain relievers dropped 5% in 2012, and new tools are helping in the fight against opioid abuse.
E-Rx tool for controlled substances launches, integrates with EHRsImprivata Confirm ID is the first comprehensive product that simplifies the adoption of DEA requirements for the electronic prescribing of controlled substances.
E-Book Download | EHRs Improving efficiency maximizing potentialAs the evolution of health information technology forges for- ward, electronic health record (EHR) systems will continue to transform the practice of medicine.
E-prescribing rates soar among physiciansSeventy percent of physicians now use electronic prescribing through their EHR, and in 2013, the number of prescriptions sent electronically topped 1 billion, according to the latest report from the ONC.
DrFirst, My Vision Express partner to deliver comprehensive e-Rx to ECPsDrFirst and My Vision Express recently partnered to integrate Rcopia e-prescribing into My Vision Express Electronic Health Record and Practice Management system for eyecare practitioners (ECPs).
Integrated Care Models and PharmacyIn order for Integrated Care Models to work, pharmacies must be in the middle of the information equation. David Yakimischak, Ex. VP., Gen Mgr., Surescripts, explains how pharmacies should position themselves to take advantage of this trend.
AAP supports electronic prescribing systemsThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends the adoption of electronic prescribing systems as a means to improving quality and safety in pediatric care.