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Electronic prescribing is more than generating a prescription on a computer and printing or faxing it to a pharmacy. E-prescribing must also provide functionality and workflow flexibility to work for …

Electronic prescribing is more than generating a prescription on a computer and printing or faxing it to a pharmacy. E-prescribing must also provide functionality and workflow flexibility to work for both physicians and staff involved in the prescribing process.

Rcopia®, the #1 most used and decorated standalone electronic prescription management system from DrFirst®, allows physicians to provide a higher level of patient safety and service, streamline back office business systems and save time and money through the efficiency of electronic medication orders, renewals and formulary checking

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    • 1. E-prescribingInformational
    • 2. What’s wrong with paperprescriptions?
    • 3. 7,000 Deaths occur each year in theUnited States due to paperprescription-based adverse drug events, including:• handwriting illegibility• incorrect dosing• missed drug-drug or drug- allergy reactions
    • 4. Over 1.5 Millionpatients sustain injuries each year as a result of preventable adverse drug events
    • 5. $2 BillionThe estimated annual cost for preventableadverse drug events inhospital settings alone
    • 6. 88% of physicians who have adoptede-prescribing had prescription legibility related errors at some point in their career
    • 7. $15,700 The cost of time spent, per year per physician,managing unnecessary administrative tasks related to paper-based prescriptions
    • 8. 150 million call-backs are received by physician offices from pharmacies with questions,clarifications and refill requests for paper-based prescriptions
    • 9. 20% of paper-based prescriptions are never filled by the patient
    • 10. $140-$240 BillionThe estimated savings over a 10 year spanwith greater adoption of e-prescribing
    • 11. For physicians, the benefits of adopting healthcareinformation technology solutions are loud and clear
    • 12. More than 570 millione-prescriptions wererouted electronically in 2011
    • 13. Over 1/3rd of all prescriptions were delivered electronically in the United States in 2011
    • 14. 52% of all office-based physicians actively use e-prescribing, as of 2011
    • 15. Over 50% of the practices in the US employing between two and 10 physicians adopted an e-prescribing system in 2011
    • 16. 75% of Internists and FamilyPractitioners use e-prescribing
    • 17. 94% of retail pharmaciesnationwide arenow connectedand receivinge-prescriptions
    • 18. 41 states have approved legislation to allowE-prescribing for controlled substances as of October, 2012
    • 19. Over 70 Electronic Health Record (EHR)companies have adopted the ability to e-prescribe controlled substances
    • 20. “Electronic prescribing is now well on itsway to becoming mainstream practice.The vision that pharmacies and PBMs had over10 years ago – replacing phone, fax and paper-based prescribing with e-prescribing – is beingrealized today through improved medicationmanagement, increased patient convenienceand reduced costs for all.”- Harry Totonis, President and CEO, Surescripts
    • 21. What cane-prescribing do for your practice?
    • 22. Make more informed real-timedecisions with access to patient’s medication history
    • 23. Receive alertsfor any potential drug-drug & drug-allergy reactions that could lead to adverse drug events
    • 24. Easily access a patient’sformulary and select cost effective prescriptions
    • 25. Quickly and efficiently respond to pharmacy renewal requests
    • 26. Increase patient convenience byreducing patient trips to the pharmacy and wait times
    • 27. Reduce oreliminate the time staffspends pulling and re-filingpaper medical charts
    • 28. Have more opportunities to provide improved patient care or perform other reimbursable activities
    • 29. Give your patientsgreater confidence that their provider is current in all areas of health care, with thelatest technologies in place
    • 30. Avoid the Medicare penalties of 1.5% in 2013 and 2% in 2014 as part of theMedicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA)
    • 31. E-prescribing is a key component of the Meaningful Use requirements, as it satisfies objectives including:• Patient engagement• Improved care coordination during transitions in care or multiple care settings• Safety regarding both the privacy and security of patient health information objectives
    • 32. “Patient safety, significant errorreduction, efficiency, less dataentry and less repetitive work forour staff are just few of thebenefits that electronic prescribinghas brought to our practice.”- Alberto Sobrado, MD
    • 33. Getting an e-prescribingsystem up andrunning in youroffice is easierthan you might think
    • 34. You can have your e-prescribingsystem up and running in a matter of a few days
    • 35. You dont have to install any additional hardware into your office whenimplementing an e-prescribing system
    • 36. You can still keep your old paper charts evenafter you start using an e-prescribing system
    • 37. Many e-prescribing solutions cost less,per day, than your average cup of coffee
    • 38. The earlier you adopt an e-prescribing system,the greater your return on investment (ROI) could be
    • 39. “E-prescribing is a powerful and cost-effective tool in thehealthcare systems efforts to improve patient outcomes,and it can significantly streamline a physician’s practicewhile also providing the highest level of patient safety. Writing a prescription electronically takes only secondscompared with traditional written or phoned-in prescriptions.With this time savings, a physician can spend more time withpatients and get back to ‘being a Doctor First.’”G. Cameron DeemerPresident, DrFirst, Inc.
    • 40. Start E-prescribing Today CLICK HERE For A Free Demonstration!
    • 41. About DrFirstDrFirst provides physicians and health IT vendors a platform with a cuttingedge range of services:•Rcopia®, our award-winning e-prescribing system that’s the #1 most used anddecorated standalone solution available•Send controlled substance prescriptions electronically through the first everfully compliant solution•Engaging patients at higher risks for non-compliance to medication therapy•HIPAA compliant point-to-point connectivity and interoperability for patientdata.
    • 42. References3. American Medical Association. (2011). A Clinicians Guide to Electronic Prescribing. Retrieved December 17, 2011,4. New York Times: Chicken Scratches vs. Electronic Prescriptions, April 28, 20125. EMR Consultant: http://www.emrconsultant.com/education/e-prescribing7. National Academies of Sciences Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, July 20068. U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Drug Safety and Availability > Safe Use Initiative Fact Sheet, Aug 25, 20119. Surescripts: Study: E-Prescribing Shown to Improve Outcomes and Save Healthcare System Billions of Dollars, February 1, 201210. New York Times: Chicken Scratches vs. Electronic Prescriptions, April 28, 201212. Surescripts: The National Progress Report on E-prescribing and Interoperable Healthcare, Year 201113. New York Times: Chicken Scratches vs. Electronic Prescriptions, April 28, 201214. Surescripts: The National Progress Report on E-prescribing and Interoperable Healthcare, Year 201115. Surescripts: The National Progress Report on E-prescribing and Interoperable Healthcare, Year 201116. Surescripts: The National Progress Report on E-prescribing and Interoperable Healthcare, Year 201117. Surescripts: Surescripts Announces that Majority of Doctors in U.S. Now Use E-Prescribing, November 9, 201118. Internal Legal Research by DrFirst19. DrFirst: Over 70 EHR Companies Have the Ability to E-prescribe Controlled Substances with DrFirst‘s EPCS Gold™, February 29, 201220. Surescripts ReportFederal Incentives to Support Health IT Helped Grow Nations Use of E-Prescriptions by 72 Percent in 2010, May 12, 201130. centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services:: Electronic Prescribing Incentive Fact Sheet, October 200831. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: E-prescribing32. DrFirst Testimonials: http://www.drfirst.com/testimonials.jsp37. DailyFinance.com: Coffee Still Reigns as U.S. Java King, August 16, 2011

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