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The ease of writing and filling prescriptions afforded by HIT cannot be dismissed as a contributing factor to the increased prescribing of pharmaceuticals, says Barry Chaiken, MD.

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The rising urgency to rein in national drug spending

Has health IT been a contributing factor to the increase? E-prescribing and genomics might be among the influences that could affect the pharmaceutical market in the future.

New IT system? No better time to adjust workflow

Healthcare organizations often want to limit the pain of new technology system installations, but by doing so they can miss opportunities to improve their practices.

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