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New York's e-prescribing mandate: Are prescribers and pharmacies ready?

September 11, 2014

Health Care Alert
Author(s): Laurie T. Cohen, Brooke A. Lane


In less than seven months, practitioners in New York State (except for veterinarians) will be required to issue all prescriptions in electronic format. The NYS Education Department recently hosted a roundtable to discuss the e-prescribing mandate and the state of readiness of NYS pharmacies and prescribers to comply with the mandate. Pharmacy, medical and institutional providers should familiarize themselves with the requirements of the mandate and work with their IT vendors to ensure that they will be able to comply by March 27, 2015.

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