Controversies and Legal Issues of Prescribing and Dispensing Medications Using the Internet
- Patients ready for, physicians wary of virtual visits. Blassingame, Kelley M. // Employee Benefit News;Dec2003, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p35
Deals with the concerns raised by physicians in the U.S. amid the idea of electronic visits, where patients interact with their physicians via the Internet. Benefits from the trend; Barriers to the success of electronic visits to physicians; Support of physicians for electronic prescribing.
- Poison Pill. Greene, Jan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2002, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p26
Focuses on Internet-based pharmacies in the U.S. Issues involving prescription regulations; Discussion on the efforts of health care organizations to find legitimate online services for patient communication and efficiency of care; Problems which Roche Diagnostics may face with its Web site...
- Access to community pharmacies under Part D. Lipowski, Earlene // Drug Topics;9/3/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 17, p16
The article discusses the access of Medicare beneficiaries to community pharmacies under Part D plan in the U.S. According to the author, a plan sponsor may contract with many different types of pharmacies, including retail, institutional or mail order, but the plan must offer its standard...
- Drugstore cowboys. Phillips, Tim // Director;Oct99, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p105
Forecasts on the Internet pharmacies in Great Britain in the 21st century. Evaluation of the online pharmacies in the United States; Overview of the 1997 statistics on prescribing drugs in Great Britain; Implication of Great Britain's system for drug prescribing. INSET: What is it? E-paper.
- LETTERS. Melaragni, Ronald; Palmquist, Steve; Bailkin, Stephen; Arnold, Paul // Drug Topics;5/7/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 9, p13
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including an article about multigenerational pharmacists, another letter about e-prescribing cost and another letter about a simple solution to pharmacy's problems.
- Sometimes one is not enough! Securing freedom of expression, encouraging private regulation, or subsidizing Internet intermediaries or all three at the same time: the dilemma of Internet intermediaries' liability. Stalla-Bourdillon, Sophie // Journal of International Commercial Law & Technology;Apr2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p154
Riding too many horses at the same time without having identified in the first place the precise direction to follow cannot bring the rider very far. Yet this is what might happen in the field of Internet intermediaries' liability if the initial premises as well as their implications are not...
- Uncle Sam wants you to buy on the Internet. Watt, Michael // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);6/8/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 23, p33A
Reports on the online marketing of government-seized property, savings bonds and treasury notes by the federal government in the U.S. Launch of a web site; Provision of nutrition information; Offer of real estate bargains.
- E-Commerce Creates Unique Exposures. Mullarney, James X. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;05/22/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 21, p9
Discusses the potential business risks associated with e-commerce. Some of the financial liabilities associated with e-commerce; Areas affected by e-commerce risks; Assessing the risk; Analyzing the risk; Ways of handling the risk.
- Drug stores still losing patients to mail competition, study finds. Chater, Amanda // Drug Store News;5/29/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p47
The article cites research findings from the U.S. in 2006 indicating a decline in the percentage of people filling prescriptions at drug stores to 58% from 64% in 2000 and 62% in 2004. This trend has been largely attributed to the purchasing of prescription drugs through mail orders and the...