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CMS Delays Federal EPCS Compliance Enforcement to 2022

In December 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a revision...

5 Reasons to Love Your Electronic Health Records

Have you heard this one? Two doctors walk into a bar. One says to...

Sticker Shock at the Pharmacy Isn’t Healthy

Raise your hand if you’ve heard this story before. A physician writes a prescription...

The Complexity of Managing Specialty Drugs in the 21st Century

Chronic diseases present significant healthcare concerns in the United States. 6 in 10 adults...

Why Aren’t More Doctors Adopting EPCS? Here’s Why You Need This Feature

Fact: The DEA’s 2010 Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances (EPCS) ruling permitted pharmacies across...

Struggling to Collect Payments from Patients? Try More Flexible Methods

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the financial health of the U.S.,...

Worried About Your Patients’ Health Data? 5 Precautions You Can Take Now

Medical practice owners face a complex dilemma when finding a balance between accessibility and...

Patient–Provider Relationships: Communication and Practice Management Strategies

Positive patient-provider relationships are the lifeblood of every medical practice. Research indicates that they...

EPCS by the Numbers: Insights into the Opioid Crisis

In 2018, the number of drug overdose deaths decreased for the first time since...

Asked and Answered: What You Need to Know About the Federal EPCS Mandate

The overwhelming majority of drug overdose deaths involve opioids, reaching nearly 70% in 2018....

Telehealth Boom Comes with Risks: How Medical Practice Owners Can Mitigate Them

For years, countless studies have affirmed the interest in telehealth by commercial insurance subscribers,...

Who Pays for PDMP Integration and Why It Matters

Does your state have a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)? A PDMP (aka PMP)...
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