National Healthcare Leaders Embrace Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances

In October of 2018, President Trump signed into law the “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act,” a comprehensive bill designed to address the opioid abuse epidemic. This landmark legislation presents a unique opportunity for the healthcare IT community: we now have a real chance to position electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) as a crucial technology component of the national fight against opioid abuse.

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