Can you access patient data from outside systems within your existing EHR workflow? Now you can. Read how a truly national record locator service improves patient care coordination and positively impacts care quality.
To address rising healthcare costs, clinicians have experienced countless shifting demands and requirements over the past decade. While there’s no single solution to address all of the issues that contribute to rising costs, improving care coordination across the healthcare continuum has the potential to dramatically improve patient care, reduce duplicative tests and procedures, and positively impact care quality – saving an estimated $148 billion to $226 billion annually.
Prescription drug abuse remains a huge problem. One way healthcare workers and law enforcement hope to reduce the problem is by using electronic prescriptions for controlled substances, which helps physicians, pharmacists, and law enforcement officials to track dispensing.
In 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.