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Keep Patients Safe with Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP)

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/25/18 6:00 AM

Before prescribing prescription drugs to their patients, physicians in many states are required to check their state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) database as a safeguard against the diversion and abuse of prescription medications. The rules vary from state to state, as well as which medications are covered by such programs, but most include a broad range of narcotics, tranquilizers, and stimulants.

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Topics: Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, EHR integration

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