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ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy announced that it now is allowing physicians to electronically submit prescriptions to its pharmacies.
BioPlus said its e-prescribing offering is designed to lessen the risk of errors, lower costs and improve compliance. The use of computerized medication order entry potentially could prevent up to 84% of dose, frequency and route errors in medication use, according to data from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality,a Department of Health and Human Services agency.
“Electronic prescriptions were the next step in our Quality Improvement Program, not only ensuring prescription accuracy and security of patient data, but also increasing efficiencies in our clinical departments allowing us to further focus on our key objective – measurably improving patient outcomes,” BioPlus director of technology and operations Eric Jackson said.