The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is making up to $3.4 million in data integration grants available to give healthcare providers better access to information in its...
Fewer drop down menus in e-prescribing systems could reduce common errors, according to a new study.
More physicians than ever have embraced electronic prescribing, but the road to adoption still has some bumps in it, as indicated by Surescripts' newly released annual National Progress Report and Safe-Rx Rankings.
Computerized prescribing alerts were 'too much, too late' in a study that found only 2 percent prompted any action from physicians during patient visits.
Physicians who have electronic access to their patients' formularies, including copays, are more likely to prescribe a less-expensive drug for Type 2 diabetes and hypertension, according to a...
Oroville Hospital in California has made the e-prescribing module it created for the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) open source, making it available for free to any private organization that uses VistA.
Nearly half of all U.S. physicians are using e-prescribing features in an electronic health record using the Surescripts network, according to a new report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
The American Academy of Family Physicians has come out in support of electronic prescription drug monitoring programs to help curb abuse, according to a position paper recently released by the group.
Providers in Minnesota had the highest rate of e-prescribing in the nation in 2011, with 61 percent of prescriptions routed electronically, according to electronic health record vendor Surescripts.
The market for computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems is expected to reach $1.5 billion by 2018, according to a new report--and the United States is setting the pace.