Navigation Links
National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative Supports Medicare Proposal to Adopt Additional Standards for ePrescribing
Date:11/16/2007

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts, the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, on behalf of the National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative (NEPSI(TM)), strongly supports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal for the adoption of additional standards to be used by participants in the Medicare prescription drug benefit program when they prescribe electronically. The proposed new standards would help eliminate medication errors and the inefficiencies of a process that relies on handwritten paper prescriptions.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061005/ALLSCRIPTSLOGO-b)

If the CMS standards are adopted after a public review period, physicians who prescribe electronically for Medicare patients would be required to have secure access to their patient's medication history, information about their drug coverage, standard patient instructions for taking medications, and a clinical drug nomenclature with standard names for medications. Physicians who know what medications their patients are taking and what drugs their insurance plan covers can prevent unhealthy drug interactions, and help their patients make sound financial choices regarding co-pays and generic medications.

"By further developing the standards for electronic prescribing, CMS has passed another important milestone in the government's plan to encourage the adoption of electronic health records and build an interconnected healthcare system in the United States," said NEPSI Co-Chair and Allscripts Chief Executive Officer Glen Tullman. "The new standards ensure that physicians have all the information they need to provide improved care at lower cost. NEPSI supports the proposed technical standards and urges their rapid implementation."

NEPSI is a coalition of
'/>"/>

SOURCE Allscripts
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Yakima Health Care Leader Tapped for Leadership Post at National Association
3. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Largest Insurance Subrogation Association in the World - Announced Today that Leslie Wiernik has Joined the Organization as Director of Education
8. 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New Allenwood, PA National Model Detox Center
9. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
10. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
11. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/5/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 06, 2015 , ... ... ancillary benefits market, is excited to announce the next generation of PrimeStar Individual ... Advantage plans to now include two network options—Maximum Allowable Charge (MAC) and usual, ...
(Date:7/5/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 05, 2015 , ... Doctors at ... a new IMRT/surgery combination may one day change the outlook for people with pleural ... it now. , Researchers report that five mesothelioma patients treated with 25Gy ...
(Date:7/4/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Tyler Boden, Project Developer of Sullivan Solar ... the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP®), and is now a ... well established national certification organization for renewable energy professionals. Designation as a NABCEP ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... July 03, 2015 , ... Scientists at several top US cancer ... even minimal asbestos exposure. Click here to read the complete story , just ... Cancer Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and New York University exposed mice with a ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Smoothies are all the rage right now and all you ... ingredients. Aurora Natural is proud to introduce a new line of all natural products ... vitamins and minerals! , Aurora is offering a variety of blends and stand-alone items ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Security Life Insurance Company of America Launches the Next Generation of PrimeStar Individual Dental Insurance Plans 2Health News:New Mesothelioma Study Calls IMRT/Surgery Combo “Innovative and Promising”, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Local Solar Professional Earns Industry's Most Prestigious Certification 2Health News:Local Solar Professional Earns Industry's Most Prestigious Certification 3Health News:Study Finds Small Amounts of Asbestos May Trigger Mesothelioma in People with Genetic Mutation, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Aurora Product, Inc. Announces An Original New Line: Smoothie Fixins’ 2
... HairConfirm, a new home ... Bartell Drugs , ... 11, 2009 -- HairConfirm, a new home drug hair test kit designed to help parents combat ... up to 90 days by analyzing small hair samples, providing a highly accurate and tamper-proof alternative ...
... ... and desktop-based telehealth capabilities anywhere, anytime , ... North Chelmsford, MA (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 ... communications solutions, and AMD Global Telemedicine Inc.(AMD) today announced an integrated voice and ...
... ... June), Dr Jav Nazemi - CEO of Igennus, manufacturer of purified omega-3 fish ... of his business and the omega-3 EPA formula, Vegepa, which has since helped ... week to the Children,s Heart Federation, in order to help support the lives ...
... ... , ... (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- Spectrum Surgical Instruments is a leading provider of surgical ... and each repair is backed by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Spectrum,s new state-of-the-art National ...
... ... struggle for women of all ages. Despite the turmoil of unbalance being ... relief of menstrual and menopausal woes. Garden of Life, Inc., ( www.gardenoflife.com ... all ages a natural way to balance hormones with the launch of ...
... Laurence Barsh, DMD ... June 5, 2009 on the subject of educating the public about dentistry,s role in the management ... New ... of Dental Sleep Medicine in Seattle on June 5, 2009 on the subject of educating the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Home Drug Hair Test Kit Now Available from Bartell Drugs; ,HairConfirm Detects 90-Day Drug Use & Usage Frequency 2Health News:Polycom and AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. To Deliver Integrated Visual And Voice Telehealth Capability To Clinicians On-The-Go 2Health News:Polycom and AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. To Deliver Integrated Visual And Voice Telehealth Capability To Clinicians On-The-Go 3Health News:Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition 2Health News:Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition 3Health News:Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition 4Health News:Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition 5Health News:Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition 6Health News:Three-Year Agreement for Surgical Instrument Repair Services 2Health News:MORE WOMEN SHUN HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Garden of Life Offers a Natural Solution with Oceans 3™ Healthy Hormones™ 2Health News:MORE WOMEN SHUN HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Garden of Life Offers a Natural Solution with Oceans 3™ Healthy Hormones™ 3Health News:MORE WOMEN SHUN HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Garden of Life Offers a Natural Solution with Oceans 3™ Healthy Hormones™ 4Health News:Founder of Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC Addresses Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine 2
(Date:7/4/2015)... July 4, 2015 Adding ... patients with unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer in the ... organ Patients with unresectable metastatic colorectal ... liver experienced the greatest improvement in Progression-Free Survival ... SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres to a current first-line ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... -- According to a new market ... Market ECG, Implantable Loop Recorder, Manual Event Monitor, ... Chamber Pacemaker, CRT-D, CRT-P - Global Forecast to ... (CM) and Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices Market ... from $21,137.7 Million in 2015, at a CAGR ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... July 3, 2015 ... vorbehaltlich bestimmter Abschlussbedingungen eine 100-prozentige Beteiligung am ... haben. Mit dieser Übernahme dringt Lupin in ... Umsatz von 765 Mrd. RUB im Jahr ... Welt gehörte (IMS Health). Seit über einem ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New SIRFLOX Study Data Presented at World Congress of Gastrointestinal Cancer 2New SIRFLOX Study Data Presented at World Congress of Gastrointestinal Cancer 3New SIRFLOX Study Data Presented at World Congress of Gastrointestinal Cancer 4Cardiac Monitoring (CM) and Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices Market Worth $26,646.5 Million by 2020 2Cardiac Monitoring (CM) and Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices Market Worth $26,646.5 Million by 2020 3Cardiac Monitoring (CM) and Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices Market Worth $26,646.5 Million by 2020 4Lupin übernimmt Biocom aus Russland 2Lupin übernimmt Biocom aus Russland 3
... BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 15, 2010 Johnson & Johnson ... Gorsky, currently Worldwide Chairman, Medical Devices & Diagnostics (MD&D) ... appointed Vice Chairmen of the Executive Committee and join ... Executive Officer, in an expanded Office of the Chairman. ...
... Control Risks , one of the world,s leading ... its annual review and forecast of business risk for the ... and security risk in 173 countries. 2011 will ... both politically and economically, as the world,s emerging economies use ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Johnson & Johnson Announces Executive Appointments: Alex Gorsky, Vice Chairman, Executive Committee Sheri McCoy, Vice Chairman, Executive Committee 2Johnson & Johnson Announces Executive Appointments: Alex Gorsky, Vice Chairman, Executive Committee Sheri McCoy, Vice Chairman, Executive Committee 3Control Risks Forecasts New Reality for Business in 2011 Brought by Emerging Markets, Legislation 2
... patent pending solution using Radio Frequency ... smart label to promote patient safety ... wrong-procedure surgery. This simple to use ... surgeon with the operating room staff ...
... provide healthcare professionals witha patient'sname and ... speak, cant remember, oris unconscious. VeriMed ... individuals. The application can help these ... comparable level of care by rapidly ...
Computer-generated Smart CompuBand can be simultaneously printed with bar code information and programmed with RFID information...
... The HALO Infant Protection System helps ... equipment to ensure the operating efficiencies, cost ... even in todays busy and constrained healthcare ... getting the most reliable and versatile solution, ...
Medicine Products: