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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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What is ePrescribing

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The fully automated, electronic transmission of prescriptions from the prescriber to the pharmacy
Benefits include:

  • Eliminates paper at facility and pharmacy
    • Not email
    • Not eFax
    • No re-entry of information
  • Bi-directional—allows three way communication
    • Prescriber
    • Facility
    • Pharmacy
  • Formulary Information presented at the beginning of the process
  • DUR and Allergy Information presented at the order entry

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