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Electronic Prescribing Gaining Momentum

Electronic Prescribing Gaining Momentum

April 1, 2005

The project is called the eRx Collaborative, and from October 2003 through the end of 2004, nearly 2,700 physicians and their clinical staff members signed up to participate in the project. At the end of last year, more than 1,500 doctors had incorporated the technology into their practices. The collaborative plans to cover the costs of the e-prescribing technology through the end of this year.This year, physicians will also be able to choose to use DrFirst Inc.’s Rcopia electronic prescription management program.