Electronic prescribing software vendor DrFirst, which integrates with many inpatient and ambulatory clinical information systems, reports strong growth in e-prescribing of controlled substances during 2012 after the federal government approved the practice.
The number of pharmacies accepting electronic scripts for controlled substances rose from 22 in February 2012 to 11,778 in December, and now has surpassed 13,000, according to the vendor. That represents about 18 percent of the nation’s pharmacies.
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