IMS' e-Prescribing (eRx) module allows mental health professionals to easily generate accurate prescriptions which can be faxed, printed to paper or transmitted electronically to an eRx-participating pharmacy. E-Prescribing has been shown to:
Reduce prescription errors and mistakes caused by illegible handwriting
Increase medication adherence
Improve the efficiency of the prescribing process
Streamline the refill request and authorization process
Mental health providers who use e-prescribing also benefit from having quick and easy access to a list of their patients' allergies and current medications, which allows providers to take full advantage of an eRx feature that warns of potential drug-drug and drug-allergy interactions.
Mental health specialists using IMS' EMR-integrated e-prescribing module can also benefit from increased efficiency. The module allows providers to create templates for commonly-prescribed medications; prescribe multiple prescriptions simultaneouslyl and reply to medication refill requests from different patients all from one single screen in their EHR.