E-Prescribing: Benefit, Barrier, and Adopting Challenge in Electronic Prescribing

Authors

  • Rasmi Zakiah Oktarlina Pharmacology and Pharmacy Department, University of Lampung, Bandar Lampung, 35145, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v21i2.50213

Keywords:

Adopting challenge, Barrier, Benefit, E-Prescribing

Abstract

E-Prescribing system provides prescribing drugs electronically that can be a stand-alone system or be integrated with Electronic Health Records (EHRs) system. When implementing an E-Prescribing system, we need to consider it’s benefits and barriers, also adopting factors that can affect the success of the implementation. The main advantage of using an E-Prescribing system is to increase patient safety, meanwhile, the biggest barriers and challenges are it’s cost-related and adaptation by health facilities and related health workers. This article review provides information about E-prescribing and it’s elements to help for a better understanding of the system and to give some insights before adopting the e-prescribing system.

J MEDICINE JUL 2020; 21 (2) : 98-101

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Published

2020-11-09

How to Cite

Oktarlina, R. Z. (2020). E-Prescribing: Benefit, Barrier, and Adopting Challenge in Electronic Prescribing. Journal of Medicine, 21(2), 98–101. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v21i2.50213

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Short Report