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Linking the Indian Health Service (IHS) Pharmacy to a PDMP


Description: 

The IHS pilot demonstrated how health IT could help make data more readily available during patient encounters within the pharmacy system. The pilot demonstrated that the existing process for checking insurance eligibility could also be used to automate a query to the state PDMP.

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North Dakota IHS pilot
Date Created: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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