Electronic prescribing of controlled substances, or EPCS, such as opioids increased dramatically in 2015, according to
Vermont recently became the 50th state to allow electronic prescribing of controlled substances (
E-prescribing has come of age.
Now it’s e-prescribing of controlled substances’ (EPCS) turn.
In 2014, 56% of U.S. physicians and 95% of pharmacies processed 1.2 billion electronic prescriptions on the Surescripts Inc. network, according to a new
Physicians have come a long way in a short time in getting comfortable working with EHR systems and other healthcare technology. Nearly 80% of U.S. physicians say they are more proficient with EHRs than they were two years ago. American doctors made up 601 of the more than 2,600 physicians from...
Adoption and use of health IT increased significantly from 2009 to 2012, though there is a sizable gap between the adoption levels of large and small practices.
The FDA took action against more than 9,600 websites, shutting down 1,677, for illegally selling unapproved prescription medications. The crackdown was known as Operation Pangea VI and was part of the 6th annual International Internet Week of Action.
Nearly half (48%) of U.S. physicians are using e-prescribing software, up from only 7% of physicians in December 2008. All 50 states have had an increase in e-prescribing technology over that time,
For hospitals, cutting down the number of prescription drug errors is a key component in delivering better quality care. One way to achieve that is for caregivers to ditch the notepad and use e-prescribing...
Physicians shopping at Costco discount warehouse stores have more to choose from than jumbo packs of granola bars and mouthwash as they can now purchase electronic health record (EHR) technology. Costco has partnered with Etransmedia to sell Allscripts MyWay EHR systems as well as practice...