TITLE

E-prescribing: One giant leap toward pharmacy practice integration

AUTHOR(S)
Siska, Mark H.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p380
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses e-prescribing as a cornerstone of improved communication in pharmacy practice and the need for the interoperability of electronic prescription. It highlights the uniform data communication standard, NCPDP SCRIPT, which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) included in the final rule on e-prescribing. The article also discusses the barriers to implementation of e-prescribing and the role of electronic data interchange in developing convergent practice models.
ACCESSION #
58638946

 

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