Prescription for profit — Latest technology can reduce costs, enhance patient care
Abstract: E-prescribing has been gaining in popularity with physicians, patients and hospitals, for it can boost profitability by reducing both costs and the likelihood of litigation. And it’s likely that it will eventually become mandatory for hospitals. This article shows how e-prescribing improves both accuracy and efficiency. But it also describes a couple of issues that hospitals need to consider before choosing an e-prescribing system.