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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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  • Although there are definite challenges to implementing electronic prescribing in Long Term Care the ability is real
    • The results from the CMS pilot has proven that the standards can and do work in an LTC setting
    • Subsequent Pilots have enabled the expansion and refinement of the standards to include even more relevant information
    • Industry leaders have demonstrated a willingness to work together to enable the technology
    • Real benefits have been proven in
      • Cost and productivity savings
      • Safety improvements
    • The opportunity for impact is immense

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