TITLE

Digital Rx: Obama pushing for paperless prescriptions

AUTHOR(S)
Woodward, Cal
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/14/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p806
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the electronic-prescription program promoted by U.S. President Barack Obama in the U.S. It notes that the said program is believed to reduce the rates of errors in medical prescribing and will offer solutions to higher costs of health care. It mentions that with the program's provision, patients can have the doctor's prescription through computer print-outs sent to a pharmacy.
ACCESSION #
37371880

 

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