Electronic prescribing in the US. How ready are we?
- At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
- Type: Presentation
- By: SCOTT, Phillip (NCPDP, Healthcare Relations and Development, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America)
The ability to send prescription electronically was first established in 1997. NCPDP the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs first recognized the need for this initiative and the cost savings as well as the safety that could be derived from this technology. As a result there are two standards that directly relate to electronic.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.