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August 17, 2016
Electronic prescribing of controlled substances, or EPCS, such as opioids increased dramatically in 2015, according to Surescripts Inc., the national pharmacy IT network. ECPS is now allowed in all ...
October 07, 2011
While the U.S. transitions to ICD-10, the rest of the world is rapidly moving toward ICD-11, due in 2015. Also: AHRQ perspective on health IT and quality of care.
August 16, 2011
Physicians are leveraging mobile health technology to tackle e-prescribing, CPOE, patient education and other key meaningful use requirements.
July 21, 2011
Health care providers adopting cloud-based EHR systems are doing so not to achieve meaningful use but, they say, because it makes clinical workflow and data management easier.
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