Worth the Work, E-prescribing Will Have the Most Value for LTC Patients

Is it worth the effort to create an e-prescribing system for long-term care (LTC)? After 13 years of LTC physician practice management, I can say unequivocally that e-prescribing will diminish the occurrence of life-threatening, serious and moderately complex medication problems. This observation is backed up by multiple case studies. Arguably, e-prescribing should show its greatest … Click to continue reading

LTC physician listed as 2010’s No. 1 Part D prescriber

If you are a licensed prescriber and work in geriatrics or LTC, your 2010 Part D prescribing records are probably now public. http://www.propublica.org/article/part-d-prescriber-checkup-mainbar  This link takes you to a well researched, and largely balanced, ProPublica analysis of the complete Part D prescribing database for 2010. A well respected LTC physician, Daniel J. Hurley M.D., who … Click to continue reading