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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

Care Guidance Constituents

Care Guidance: Vital Information For Healthcare's New Model

Corporate Perspective, Transformational Change
Monday, July 14, 2014
by Greg Dorn, MD, MPH

Healthcare is changing to a new model, and the information model must change with it. Traditional clinical decision support “point solutions” in an acute setting are inadequate to improve quality, reduce costs, and positively impact the patient experience. Read More

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