E-Prescribing

Four Ways To Improve Your Practice’s E-Prescribing - 02/26/2019

E-prescribing has become commonplace in most practices, but, as with most new technology, there are still lessons to be learned to improve the quality of electronic prescriptions.


TMA to AMA: Work to Open E-prescribing For Psychiatrists - 06/08/2018

The Texas Medical Association will try to persuade the American Medical Association to adopt policy to let psychiatrists e-prescribe medications when a telemedicine relationship has been established.


Texas Doctors Seek Red-Tape Reduction to Help Patients in Need - 06/07/2018

The 34-member Texas Delegation to the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates will ask the policymaking body to adopt a resolution this week to help patients with disabilities get devices to help them move, and another to allow physicians to prescribe medications electronically for patients they know.


Help Improve E-Prescription Accuracy - 05/24/2018

To improve the accuracy of its e-prescribing system, Surescripts is recommending specific enhancements, and it wants you to respond to a brief survey to validate its recommendations.


Get a Free MobilePDR - 06/13/2016

As a benefit to TMA members, the PDR Network is making the mobilePDR, the mobile version of the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR), available for free.


A Necessary Pain - 05/13/2016

In October 2013, the Texas Department of Public Safety officially began allowing physicians to electronically prescribe schedule II controlled substances. The practice of electronic prescription of controlled substances (EPCS) for schedule II drugs became more commonplace in March 2014, after DPS completed a small pilot program to test the accuracy of reporting schedule II drugs to the Texas Prescription Program. Sending prescription requests to a pharmacy through an electronic vendor helps reduce the risk of prescription fraud.


TMA Discount for Epocrates' Guides - 05/13/2016

If you are one of thousands of Texas physicians who use the Epocrates Rx free drug guide on your mobile device, you now can upgrade to a one- or two-year premium-level subscription at a discount.


July Texas Medicine Stories - 05/06/2016

Counterfeiters stealing drugs (and a potential 21st-century solution), telemedicine helping doctors care for rural patients, and improving patients’ health understanding highlight July’s Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Texas Medicine magazine, the association’s official publication.