Jeremy Hunt
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:29 am February 23, 2018
The announcement comes after a new review found that more than 230 million errors occur every year in England in the medication process.
Florida opioid PDMP bill
By Jessica Davis 02:44 pm February 22, 2018
The bill unanimously passed and sets limits how often providers can prescribe initial opioid medications.
Sponsored by
By BD 11:23 am February 22, 2018
Nicole Wilson, RN, MSN, CPHIMS, clinical marketing manager of medication management solutions at BD, offers her insight on the HIMSS Analytics 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study.
Cerner integrate Surescripts prescription data into Millennium EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am February 22, 2018
The electronic health records vendor aims to help doctors engage patients and make it easier for people to adhere to medication plans with price transparency.
prescription prices
By Bill Siwicki 08:22 am February 22, 2018
To help fight sticker shock, the e-prescribing vendor is enabling doctors and patients to work together to find the best, most affordable covered medication – before the patient leaves the office.
the importance of medication management integration
Sponsored by
By BD 05:23 pm February 21, 2018
Dan Pettus, vice president of connectivity and IT at BD, zeros in on integration issues as he reacts to the HIMSS Analytics 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study results.
patient ID opioid crisis

Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. Credit: C-span

By Jessica Davis 04:53 pm February 21, 2018
Responding to Senate Committee’s request, the advocacy group points to interoperability as the biggest challenge to patient safety.
Lexmark mobile printing, secure prescription apps

At HIMSS18, Lexmark will be highlighting their tools around nursing stations, patient admitting and business operations.

By Jonah Comstock 09:03 am February 21, 2018
The company will also be showing technologies for patient admissions, nursing stations and business operations.
PDMPs prescription monitoring opioid crisis

HHS Secretary Alex Azar testified at the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on Thursday. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 04:14 pm February 16, 2018
As part of its FY19 budget request, the agency is looking into how to leverage PDMPs to track suspected abuse to DEA.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm February 09, 2018
A more transparent formulary design enables pharma companies of all sizes to be listed on the exchange, giving consumers more choice and leading to lower out-of-pocket expense, the company says.

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