Partners in Quality

Murphy, Dan
May 2009
Health Management Technology;May2009, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p21
Trade Publication
The article discusses the implementation of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) at Heritage Valley Health System. A grant had been received by the health system from the Highmark Health information Technology Grant Program for the implementation of e-prescribing. The health system integrated the complete acute care prescription file into its system and utilized the e-prescribing function built into its electronic health records (EHRs). Also discussed are the benefits of e-prescribing which include the elimination of treatment and prescription errors.


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