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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

  • Close One to one relationship Between Facility and Pharmacy
  • Different roles in Long Term Care
    • Consultant Pharmacist
  • Physician adoption desired but not required
    • Use of Nurse Practioners[sic] and Physicians Assistants
    • Nurse as an agent
  • Small number of pharmacy software vendors compared to the retail market

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