E-prescribing: One giant leap toward pharmacy practice integration

Siska, Mark H.
March 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p380
Academic Journal
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.


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