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October 2017

Technology’s Role In The Opioid Crisis

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The electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) has been a topic of discussion surrounding the ways we can take preventive measures and utilize technology.  The use of EPCS can make a difference by streamlining clinical workflows and providing critical security measures that are designed to help prescribers prevent prescription drug abuse. Using this as a management tool would also help with drug-drug interactions, inappropriate dosing, and dosage reminders, which could help reduce errors as well as enhance the safety of patients.

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