With the introduction of the electronic health record, there are now several formats that a physician can provide a prescription to their patient. Many physician hand write the prescription, while others will print the prescription and provide it the patient, and still others E-prescribe for their patients. Complete Internet research on E-prescribing. Discuss how you would prefer to receive a prescription from the physician and provide reasoning as to why you prefer that method. Answer must be at least 250 words
I would like to recieve a E prescription rather than hand written presctiption,because the E prescription has following benefits,
1,Prevent prescriiption drug errors - by utilizing E presctibing both prescriber and those who handle the prescription along the way can feel assured they have gien the patient the correct medication
2, Instant notification of allergies , drug, interactions, duplicate therapies
3,Monitor controlled substance prescriptions- prescribers can track the number of controlled substance prescriptions a patient has recieved,
4, Easily prescribe controlled substance
5,meat meaningful use requirments
6, Reconcilemedication history
7, Reduce lost prescription- paper prescription are small and eay to misplace
8,Easily track prescription fulfillment
9,Pharmacy employeses spend less time calling to veryfy orders
10. Spend less time on presciption refill requests
11,Improve medication adherence
12,Easily prescribe medicatioons that are covered by insurance
13,Reduce readmission risk- the readmission can be traced to adverse drug events
14, Increase patient safety - it improves patient safety by increasing prescription legiibility and decrease medication error and adverse drug events.
The E prescribing include enhancced patient safety, increased access to patient prescription record, reduced drug costs, and increased pharmacy work flow.
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