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e-prescriptions

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  • n. Plural form of e-prescription.

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Examples

  • Surescripts is expanding so that doctors around the country can choose to share medical reports, X-rays and other health data over its network much as they send e-prescriptions to drugstores today, regardless of what competing brand of computerized health records they use.

    Online Medical Records: Push For Better Way To Share Medical E-Records

  • Nearly all chain drug stores and 62% of independent pharmacies now accept e-prescriptions that are uploaded directly to their computers.

    More Doctors Are Prescribing Medicines Online

  • The number of e-prescriptions nearly tripled last year to 191 million from the previous year's 68 million, representing about 12% of the 1.63 billion original prescriptions, excluding refills, according to Surescripts LLC, whose online network handles the bulk of the electronic communications.

    More Doctors Are Prescribing Medicines Online

  • President Barack Obama has touted broader adoption of e-prescriptions and electronic medical records as integral parts of health-care reform.

    More Doctors Are Prescribing Medicines Online

  • Doctors transmit e-prescriptions via a secured Internet network directly to pharmacies from their computers or hand-held devices.

    More Doctors Are Prescribing Medicines Online

  • Over time, the site will include four types of data: procedural data, like how many patients presenting symptoms of diabetes get the test considered best practice for managing diabetes; structural data, like whether the physicians have electronic records and use e-prescriptions; outcome data, like mortality and complication rates; and cost data.

    Kati Haycock: Data on Teachers: Lessons From Health Care

  • This will be a nearly 400% increase in e-prescriptions at Wal-Mart.

    Al Norman: Lee Scott's (Annotated) "Lofty" Speech

  • All the major pharmacy chains have started accepting e-prescriptions, said Rob Cronin,

    E-Prescribing Gets

  • The merged network could boost the number of e-prescriptions to more than 100 million this year, according to Rick Ratliff, acting chief executive of SureScripts, who will initially jointly head the new organization alongside J.P. Little, his counterpart at RxHub, until a new CEO is named (both are in the running for the job).

    Electronic-Prescription Plan Is Set

  • In addition, Congress is expected to pass a bill tying the use of the digital technology to physicians 'Medicare payments, a move that would provide perhaps the most significant boost to e-prescriptions in general.

    Electronic-Prescription Plan Is Set

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