Evaluation of RxNorm in Ambulatory Electronic Prescribing.

Drug prescriptions need to accurately identify the medications that prescribers intend for pharmacists to dispense. However, the set of computer-interpretable identifiers currently used in electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) does not support the specific needs of the prescribers and pharmacists who conduct e-prescribing transactions. RxNorm, a drug… CONTINUE READING