September 24, 2010

Drug Databases

All e-prescribing systems use a drug database at their core.  Several commercial alternatives exist, as well as some low cost or free data sources. In our work, it turns out that the interface to the drug database you are using is essential to achieving high levels of quality. We are embarking on a project to work with all of the drug database vendors. Do you have any advice or feedback on how Surescripts should work with them?

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