E-prescribing: where health information and patient care intersect
Medication therapy management can play a key role in the rising costs of healthcare, as it relates to both workflow efficiency and patient safety. E-prescribing allows for prescribing the most medically appropriate and cost effective prescription at the point of care and transmitting the prescription electronically to the patient's choice of pharmacy. E-prescribing can helpeliminate medication errors, improve patient safety, andreduce costs by making the medication therapy management process more efficient.
Brooks, P., & Sonnenschein, C. (2010). E-prescribing: where health information and patient care intersect. Journal of healthcare information management : JHIM, 24(2), 53–59.