Suggest Sending E-Rxs At the End of Each Patient Visit

Collaboration between pharmacists and prescribers will be key to avoiding common errors with electronic prescriptions.

A big benefit of e-Rxs is reducing errors due to poor handwriting...but you've already seen e-prescribing introduce new types of errors.

Incorrect info or mismatches. E-Rx menus invite look-alike errors. For example, "metoprolol tartrate" is a click away from "metoprolol succinate"..."tsp" from "tab"...or "1" from "10" mg.

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