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PeopleTalk [September/October 2014]

News about Adnane Khalil at QS/1; John Kalvelage at Medicine-On-Time; Haig Norword and Shawn Judd at RxMedic; Nancy Mlinarik at SoftWriters; and Matt Mosley at Retail Management Solutions.

Catalyst Corner [September/October 2014] ONC Releases 10-Year Vision

In anticipation of releasing a “refreshed” health information technology (HIT) strategic plan later this year, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is seeking comment on a 10-year vision for achieving an interoperable HIT infrastructure that it released in June.

George's Corner [September/October 2014] More Gadgets

In the last issue I said that in the future there would be more health/medical electronic gadgets. My computer told me about these — and I can’t resist adding some comments.

Technology Corner [September/October 2014] Ramping Up Your Web-Based Patient Engagement

Today, we are immersed in a completely different Web experience, known as Web 2.0. This modern-day Web is very different from the Web 1.0 world. Individuals have literally thousands of free tools available to create and share Web-based content. Whereas organizations spent large amounts of money to create content in the Web 1.0 world, anyone reading this article can build an engaging Web experience using free tools right now.

Viewpoints [September/October 2014] E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances Moving Forward

Significant advances have occurred in electronic prescribing over the past few years. A substantial increase in volume was mainly due to the meaningful use of e-prescribing in prescriber systems according to the requirements set by CMS.

Publisher's Window [September/October 2014] PDMPs: Are They Working?

Forty-nine states now have PDMPs in place requiring pharmacies to report controlled substances that have been dispensed. I recently had the opportunity to attend a meeting on the topic in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.


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April 13-16, 2013
American Pharmacists Association

April 25, 2013
American Society for Automation

May 8-10, 2013
National Community Pharmacists’ Association

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