In January, Minnesota pharmacies were required to report data on addictive drugs to the Minnesota Prescription Monitoring Program.
Collaboration among medical professionals improves medication adherence for patients with hypertension, a study shows.
Various areas of coding, including hospice patients, e-prescribing and tuberculosis test results, are addressed
Various areas of coding, including nurse visits and phone services, are addressed
More than 140,000 (23 percent) of all office-based physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in the U.S. are now using electronic prescribing, according to Surescripts. At the current pace, the company projects, the total number of health care professionals prescribing medication electronically via its network this year will more than double from the 74,000 active electronic prescribers who used it at the end of last year.
Going online with pharmacies can save you time and improve patient care, but liability issues may increase.
Three very different practices embark on their EHR journey with different approaches. We'll follow them over the next year so that you can learn from their experience.
For most doctors, our poll shows, patient autonomy is key when the patient turns away from conventional medicine.
A comparison of the investigational COX-2 inhibitor etoricoxib and diclofenac found no increase in the risk of cardiovascular events over 3 years with etoricoxib.
Pharmacist-directed education combined with prepackaging of medications increases compliance with medication schedules, leading to improvements in blood pressure and cholesterol levels among elderly patients, according to a study headed by Allen J. Taylor, MD.