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E-Prescriptions Coming Soon

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WASHINGTON – U.S. drug regulators are close to allowing doctors to electronically prescribe potentially addictive medications like painkillers, rather than requiring written orders, a Drug Enforcement Administration spokeswoman said on Thursday.
A new rule allowing the change is expected to be made public soon, said administration spokeswoman Rogene Waite.
“We are close to having a regulation on e-prescribing controlled substances published,” Waite told Reuters.

E-Prescriptions Coming Soon for Addictive Drugs – News and Analysis by PC Magazine.