E-prescribing is the transmission of prescription or prescription-related information using electronic media between a prescriber, dispenser, pharmacy benefit manager, or health plan, either directly or through an intermediary, including an e-prescribing network.
In an effort to understand the benefits and cautions about e-prescribing, conduct thorough research. For your Dropbox assignment, create a 4- to 5-page report in Microsoft Word document consisting of your research findings covering your responses to the following questions:
Evaluate three pros and three cons of e-prescribing.
Summarize the e-prescription standards as described by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs.
Evaluate the projected cost and time savings as estimated by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Comment on the controversy surrounding the 2013 e-prescribing penalty.
Support your responses with examples.
Cite any sources in APA format.
Name your document SU_HCM4025_W3_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.
Submit your document to the W3 Assignment 2 Dropbox by Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Analyzed and explained three pros and three cons of e-prescribing.
Summarized the e-prescription standards as described by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP).
Analyzed and evaluated the projected cost and time savings as estimated by the US Department of Health and Human Services [HHS].
Commented on the controversy surrounding the 2013 e-prescribing penalty.