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Surescripts raises bar for e-prescriptions with Sentinel

Surescripts raises bar for e-prescriptions with Sentinel

ARLINGTON, Va. — Surescripts aims to sharpen the accuracy of electronic prescribing with the launch of its new Sentinel automated e-prescription monitoring system. Announced this week, Sentinel will boost patient safety, care quality and workflow efficiency by pinpointing areas for improvement and analyzing e-prescribing trends for better patient care, the health information network said. Sentinel

Pharmacies boost controlled substance e-scripts

Pharmacies boost controlled substance e-scripts

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Last year, retail pharmacies greatly accelerated implementation of technology for electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). Eighty-two percent of U.S. retail pharmacies are now EPCS-enabled, up 21% from 2014, according to a report released Thursday by e-prescribing solution provider DrFirst. Nearly all states have at least 60% of retail pharmacies EPCS-enabled, with