Posted April 2, 2013
The last time you visited the doctor’s office, did your physician use an electronic health record (EHR) system to write you a prescription?
Approximately half of American doctors are using EHRs when writing prescriptions, according to a report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The federal government offers a variety of incentives and educational programs to encourage physician offices to switch to an electronic system for keeping records and writing prescriptions.
Learn more about the new electronic record-keeping systems employed by doctors and pharmacies: