New laws in six states now mandate e-prescriptions for controlled substances; more states will follow. Pharmacies should be ready to handle the influx of additional e-Rxs, as well as be alert for possible errors.
Solution: 3 Tools from Pharmacist’s Letter:
- January 2020 Pharmacist’s Letter article: practical advice to help pharmacy teams properly process controlled substance e-Rxs, stay compliant with new laws, and reduce the risk of med errors
- Chart: Strategies for Avoiding E-Prescribing Errors: additional e-Rx safety guidance
- CE: Staying Compliant with Federal Controlled Substances Act: comprehensive review of key considerations with e-Rxs
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