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Surescripts on Twitter

Surescripts on Twitter | EPCS | Scoop.it
1.2M ED visits are related to misuse or abuse of prescriptions. #GetEPCS and help us fight drug abuse. pic.twitter.com/A0HfPthZbX
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NY law to make e-prescribing of controlled substances mandatory - Healthcare Dive

The new law takes effect March 27.
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AOD Software Receives DEA EPCS Certification

AOD Software Receives DEA EPCS Certification | EPCS | Scoop.it
AOD is the first in long-term care to receive DEA EPCS certification.
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Surescripts and Kryptiq Agree to Separate Health Information Network and Population Health Businesses | Business Wire

Surescripts and Kryptiq Agree to Separate Health Information Network and Population Health Businesses | Business Wire | EPCS | Scoop.it
Surescripts, the nation's largest health information network, has agreed to spin off CareManager™, its population health business. The new compa
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SureScript Rx: Part 2

To Learn more visit: http://www.mtbc.com/surescripts-white-coat-award-2012.aspx This session will tell us about MTBC EMR 4.0 Training Video series. This Demo...
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New York lawmakers pass legislation seeking to delay e-prescribing - Albany Business Review (blog)

New York lawmakers pass legislation seeking to delay e-prescribing - Albany Business Review (blog) | EPCS | Scoop.it
New York lawmakers have passed legislation seeking to delay a requirement that doctors and other health care providers only use electronic prescribing.
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The Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances is on the rise

The Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances is on the rise | EPCS | Scoop.it
Increase of electronic prescribing of controlled substances benefits patients and health care system costs
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BIO-key to provide biometric authentication solutions for hospitals in four states - Biometric Update

BIO-key to provide biometric authentication solutions for hospitals in four states - Biometric Update | EPCS | Scoop.it
BIO-key International announced it has received initial purchase orders for fingerprint authentication solutions from hospitals in four US states.
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E-prescribing of Controlled Substances Grows, Challenges Remain

E-prescribing of Controlled Substances Grows, Challenges Remain | EPCS | Scoop.it
Over the past couple of years, the healthcare industry has seen significant growth in the adoption and use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) for controlled substances.
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Accounting for 12 percent of all prescriptions annually, controlled substances such as opioid narcotics and stimulants have the potential for abuse

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E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances Up in Recent Years - iHealthBeat

E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances Up in Recent Years - iHealthBeat | EPCS | Scoop.it
A study co-authored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's Office of Planning, Evaluation and Analysis finds that the rate of electronic prescribing for controlled substances has increased significantly in recent years.
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based on nationally representative data from Surescripts, an e-prescribing network, between July 2012 and December 2013.

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EPCS Gold Approaching 700,000 Controlled Substance E-Prescriptions Issued

EPCS Gold Approaching 700,000 Controlled Substance E-Prescriptions Issued | EPCS | Scoop.it
Volume Represents an Estimated 60-Percent of All U.S. Controlled Substance Electronic Prescriptions to Date Rockville, Md.– September 5, 2014 DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions,...
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HEB, CVS fined over prescription drug violations - KSAT San Antonio

HEB, CVS fined over prescription drug violations - KSAT San Antonio | EPCS | Scoop.it
KSAT San Antonio HEB, CVS fined over prescription drug violations KSAT San Antonio HOUSTON - Federal authorities in Texas have imposed more than $2 million in fines against CVS and HEB for providing numerous prescriptions to customers when laws...
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Electronic Prescribing ( E-Prescribing ) of Controlled Substances (EPCS) Demo

On June 3, 2010, DrFirst demoed the first system to legally e-prescribe controlled substance at the AHRQ Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. This is the first ...
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AOD Software Receives DEA EPCS Certification - Business Wire (press release)

AOD Software Receives DEA EPCS Certification - Business Wire (press release) | EPCS | Scoop.it
AOD Software today announced that its Answers™ software suite has been approved for electronic prescribing of controlled substances having achie
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XLDent Completes EPCS Certification with DoseSpot’s Dental e-Prescribing Platform | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

DoseSpot, today announced that Professional Economics Bureau of America’s XLDent has successfully integrated DoseSpot’s EPCS certified module for Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS). | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
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EHNAC Surescripts accreditation in relation to customers

Paul Uhrig, Acting CEO of Surescripts discusses what EHNAC accreditation means to their customers. Surescripts currently holds accreditations across multiple...
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NY legislators seek delay in e-prescriptions - Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY legislators seek delay in e-prescriptions - Press & Sun-Bulletin | EPCS | Scoop.it
Program intended to prevent prescription fraud and doctors shopping for painkillers
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Imprivata Partners with Symantec for Comprehensive Fingerprint Biometric & Token Solution for EPCS

Imprivata Partners with Symantec for Comprehensive Fingerprint Biometric & Token Solution for EPCS | EPCS | Scoop.it
Symantec Norton Secure Login and Symantec VIP Integrate with Imprivata Confirm ID to Simplify Provider Identity-Proofing and Credentialing Workflows to help meet Regulatory Requirements for EPCS
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Surescripts on Twitter

Surescripts on Twitter | EPCS | Scoop.it
Surescripts connects #healthcare 24/7 #HealthIT pic.twitter.com/0YDemJc0Rx
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Surescripts is connecting Healthcare with 2.7m Electronic Prescriptions per day.
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E-prescribing of controlled substances gaining ground

E-prescribing of controlled substances gaining ground | EPCS | Scoop.it
E-prescribing technology can help put the "control" back in controlled substances, but as of 2013, only three in 10 pharmacies were equipped to handle e-prescribing.
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Government Incentive Programs to Boost the E-Prescribing Market 2013 - 2019 ... - Digital Journal

E-Prescribing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019Albany, NY -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/31/2014 -- E-Prescribing is the system to broadcast information related to prescription among prescriber,...
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Surescripts, a countrywide health information network, recently reported that more than 1 billion prescriptions were sent electronically in the U.S.A in 2013. It was 788 million in 2012.

The key companies of the E-Prescribing market are Allscripts, eClinicalWorks, Practice Fusion, Inc., DrFirst, Emdeon, Henry Schein, Inc., HealthFusion, Inc., Surescripts, Cerner Corporation, and athenahealth, Inc.

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FDA Promotes Electronic Prescription Data with Proposed Rule | EHRintelligence.com

FDA Promotes Electronic Prescription Data with Proposed Rule | EHRintelligence.com | EPCS | Scoop.it
The transmission of electronic prescription data would ensure that providers receive up-to-date patient safety and usage information for drugs.

Via Technical Dr. Inc.
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ONC shows that 70% of providers already participate in ePrescribing, while the vast majority of pharmacies are equipped with the ability to accept electronic prescriptions.

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DEA Rule Change Affects E-Prescribing - Health IT Outcomes (press release)

DEA Rule Change Affects E-Prescribing - Health IT Outcomes (press release) | EPCS | Scoop.it
DEA Rule Change Affects E-Prescribing Health IT Outcomes (press release) Healthcare IT News quotes David Yakimischak, executive vice president and general manager for Surescripts, as saying, "What it means is that to write a prescription for...
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DEA Establishes Production Limits for Painkillers, With Some Drugs Set for Big ... - Regulatory Focus

DEA Establishes Production Limits for Painkillers, With Some Drugs Set for Big ... - Regulatory Focus | EPCS | Scoop.it
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