Many physicians say a state database to check on prescription drug use by patients is too cumbersome to use, so UNC Health Care has found a way to make it much simpler.
For the integration, which was completed in late June, UNC Health Care’s information services division partnered with the IT vendor Appriss Health to deploy the company’s PMP Gateway platform.
UNC Health says the move will help tackle the opioid problem and save clinicians time.
The West Virginia Board of Pharmacy will use Appriss Health’s integration service to bring controlled substance prescription information into EHRs, the company confirmed June 26.
The platform integrates with electronic health records, pharmacy systems and other clinical information systems and helps clinicians connect with patients
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