Pharmacy Leads the Way with ePrescribing of Controlled Substances

The vast majority of pharmacies are now capable of receiving electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). Find out why EPCS utilization by prescribers is low and what is being done to advance progress. Explore current initiatives and practical approaches to start (or enhance) your EPCS activities.

Objectives:

1. Describe the national status of EPCS state regulations and technology readiness to meet these requirements.

2. Examine EPCS readiness requirements for local pharmacies and medical practices. 

3. Illustrate real-word experience with EPCS and provide practical approaches to keep patient safety and quality at the forefront. 

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Getting Started with EPCS video 

Keywords: 
EPCS, controlled substances, pharmacy, ePrescribing