Making E-Prescribing Safer for Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment Providers and Patients

The more we know about the complexity of addiction, the more effectively we can treat it and then advocate for those with the disease. Medications in combination with counseling and psychotherapy tend to be the most effective approach to treatment. This includes abstinence from all mood- and mind-altering chemicals except those that are prescribed appropriately for the disease.
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AZZLY Rize’s DrFirst Integrated Tool Allows You to Access State PDMP Data in the E-Prescribing Workflow

AZZLY® partner DrFirst announced recently that their Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) system EPCS Gold now includes integrated availability of state PDMP (Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs) systems. When E-Prescribing, clinicians can save time by viewing patients' PDMP drug history…

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California, Florida, Texas Among States Requiring Doctors to Consult Database Before Prescribing Painkillers

Related blog post: AZZLY Rize’s DrFirst Integrated Tool Allows You to Access State PDMP Data in the E-Prescribing Workflow

In the fight against opioid addiction, eight new states will now require prescribers to review patients’ history of drug use in their state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) before prescribing addictive painkillers.

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