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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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What is Unique About Long Term Care (continued)

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Characteristics of Electronic Prescribing in Long Term Care

  • Involves three-way communication
    • Prescriber
    • Facility
    • Pharmacy
  • Requires two way information flow
  • Volumes are much more predictable
  • Pharmacy has greater role in medication decisions, higher level of accountability

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