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The Evolving Landscape for ePrescribing Controlled Substances (EPCS)

February 2, 2016

Understanding the Benefits, Opportunities and Challenges of EPCS

EPCS White Paper Dr. First

There is an epidemic of addiction, abuse and diversion of controlled substances in this country and worldwide.

Since 90% of all physicians write prescriptions for controlled substances, this industry briefing is designed to provide meaningful data and up-to-date resources to assist physicians and members of the healthcare industry understand the benefits of electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS), while also addressing some common misconceptions which have unnecessarily hindered adoption. In addition, we will discuss compliance of controls and processes, and the standards enforced for EPCS in order to achieve full compliance with the relevant EPCS components.

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