e-prescribing

(redirected from eprescribing)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

electronic prescribing

The electronic transmission of drug prescriptions from the doctor’s (or other prescriber’s) computer or smart device to a high-street pharmacy’s computer.

Pros
Replaces paper prescriptions, which can be lost or tampered with, and significantly reduces the errors related to poor handwriting or ambiguous nomenclature. E-prescribing has incorporated intelligent systems which query patient allergies and prior medicines, and flag adverse reactions known to occur with a particular agent and potential drug-drug and drug-disease interactions. E-prescribing reduces serious drug errors by up to 86% and shortens hospital stays.

e-prescribing

Therapeutics The use of handheld electronic products to communicate with pharmacies and provide prescribing information

e-prescribing

The use of the Internet and e-mail for prescribing and acquiring medical orders for patients.
References in periodicals archive ?
Optimus EMR has always been a leader in ePrescribing within LTPAC communities, said Craig Griffin, Yardi Long Term Care director.
The SCRIPT Standard goes far beyond core transactions and provides for important capabilities such as structured and codified sig for greater consistency in specifying prescriber directions and for use in clinical review and analysis; patient observations such as patient height, weight (particularly critical in validating proper pediatric dosing), diastolic and systolic blood pressure; ePrescribing of controlled substances; compound prescription support; and the exchange of drug use review (DUR) fields for adverse events and reactions.
In November 2011, CMS released the final regulation on the 2013 Medicare ePrescribing penalty program.
The first year of the ePrescribing program was 2009.
The deadline for participation in ePrescribing is much sooner than that for the PQRS program.
The expanded features of AT&T HCO include: -- Dynamic portal that shares information electronically and in a secure way across the continuum of care -- from patient to provider communities -- Real-time access to patient information at the point of care -- Physician's dashboard with clinical viewer and single sign-on access with patient context -- Pre-integrated third party applications -- ePrescribing -- Medication History -- Lab Services -- EMRs -- Medical Imaging -- Telehealth -- Claims Eligibility and Processing -- Medical Content Providers -- Pharma -- Personal Health Records.
However, if you're considering an eprescribing system, he recommended considering an electronic health record system as well.
Electronic prescribing, also known as ePrescribing, allows physicians to send medication orders across the Internet to a pharmacy.
Contract notice: Chemotherapy ePrescribing and Administration System.
OPTIMIZERx founder, David Harrell, stated the firm's mission is to share its patented technology with all ePrescribing and EHR platforms to allow more doctors to help more patients start and stay on their medications.
The use of ePrescribing still faces operational barriers, despite its growth thanks to federal incentive programs, according to a recent study funded by the U.