EPCS Adoption: What Comes First, the Chicken (Pharmacies) or the Egg (Physicians)

November 21, 2014

When it comes to EPCS adoption, there’s a classic case of “which came first, the chicken or the egg?” In this particular instance the question is: which comes first in terms of controlled substance electronic prescribing adoption, the pharmacy or the provider?

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T-Minus 169 days…the Clock is Ticking for New York Providers

October 3, 2014

Mandatory Electronic Prescribing Effective March 27, 2015 This is the headline that jumps off of the page on the New York Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement’s (BNE) website, and March 27 is the drop-dead date, no ifs ands or buts. March 27 is only 169 days away, and all physicians, with few exceptions, must go paperless for both legend and controlled substances.

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Michelle Soble-Lernor and Peter Kaufman