Background

CHIME Opioid Task Force – PDMP Strategy Survey

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Opioid Task Force is developing a playbook to assist our membership in addressing the substance abuse crisis.  Keys to every provider’s strategies are reducing opioid prescribing for pain management, employing alternative forms of pain management and facilitating patients’ addiction recovery efforts.

Chapter 6 of the playbook focus is identifying at-risk patients through access to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) used by most states.   The chapter includes information on how the key electronic prescribing solution vendors are approaching access to PDMP’s from their EPCS solution and assessment of patients’ risk to abuse and addiction.

CHIME asked the numerous EHR Vendors to share their strategies.  The following firms were able to complete the survey and their responses follow;

  • Allscripts
  • Cerner
  • First
  • EPIC
  • MEDITECH
  • Next Gen

Contact

CHIME Opioid Action Center

710 Avis Drive, Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

 

Phone: 1.734.665.0000

 

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