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Moving Toward EHR Interoperability is Something to Be Happy About

Corporate Perspective, Transformational Change, Government, Standards
Friday, September 12, 2014
by Tom Bizzaro, RPh

It’s National Health IT Week once again which has prompted me to start thinking about how far IT has come and how far it needs to go in healthcare. Read More

Electronic Prescribing

The Perils of ePrescribing Without Clinical Quantity Units of Measure

Corporate Perspective, Information Systems, Standards
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
by George Robinson, RPh

After being exposed to poison ivy, I called my physician and requested one Medrol Dose-Pack. When writing a prescription for a medication that has fixed packaging, the prescriber wants to select whole number quantities of the package for example, "one Medrol Dose-Pack." Read More

Drug Warning Labels

Inconsistent Consumer Information on Drug-Food Interactions May Cause Harm

Corporate Perspective, FDA, Government
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
by Linh Van PharmD, BCPS

Our research revealed that manufacturer-authored drug labeling is inconsistent when providing guidance to both consumers and prescribers regarding grapefruit juice interaction information. Read More

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