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After selecting a vendor for an electronic-prescribing system, the next step is implementation. This section of the toolbox details some of the planning and communication issues to consider when implementing an e-prescribing software system in a medical practice. Much of the available information in this section of the toolbox refer to implementing EHRs, many of the implementation considerations for e-prescribing and EHRs are very similar so the information is applicable for both situations.

What is involved in planning?

What is involved in Communication?

Developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration as a resource for health centers and other safety net and ambulatory care providers who are seeking to implement health IT.
Health Information Technology Toolboxes help health centers, safety net providers, and ambulatory care providers with electronic and online resources and technical assistance to improve patient care.  More>
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