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E-prescribing: Adapt to patient preference

April 20, 2016Ken Majkowski

A. As healthcare is becoming more digitized and consumer orientated, adapting to the needs and preferences of the patient has become a necessity. Patients today have direct access to their health records, including laboratory test results and care summaries, as well as the ability to schedule and securely message their providers—all with a few clicks of a button. With 70% of physicians now e-prescribing via their electronic health record (EHR) system, consumers have adjusted to and expect that...

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E-prescribing: Embrace interoperability

March 21, 2016Ken Majkowski

A. At the recent annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference, a major industry pledge was announced by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information. The wide-reaching pledge was dedicated to reaching full interoperability in health IT. Simply put, interoperability are the standards that make it possible to electronically share patient information from the EHR with other healthcare providers.While interoperability is delivering better patient care...

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E-prescribing: Technology eases pain

February 22, 2016Ken Majkowski

A. The concept of the clinical application of information technology to help healthcare providers streamline and enhance patient care is far from new. In a 2010 study conducted by the Journal of Health Services Research and Policy on medication errors involving prescribing errors, 64.4% of errors could be prevented by electronic prescribing.Just as electronic prescribing medications has effectively improved the efficiency and accuracy of prescribing in the ambulatory care setting, similar efficiencies...

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