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Pharmacist eCare Plan

This is a joint project between NCPDP and HL7 and is linked to this project is linked to the ONC HIP project  The goal of this project is to develop an eCare Plan with enhanced medication management content based on the templates in the HL7 Implementation Guide for C-CDA Release 2: Consolidated CDA for Clinical Notes. This care plan called “Pharmacist eCare Plan” will serve as a standardized, interoperable document for exchange of consensus-driven prioritized medication-related activities, plans and goals for an individual needing care Pharmacists work in multiple environments. The Pharmacist eCare Plan will be a dynamic plan that contains information on the patient, pharmacist and care team’s concerns and goals related to medication optimization. The care plan may also contain information related to individual health and social risks that may impact care, planned interventions, expected outcomes, and referrals to other providers or for additional services e.g., nutrition consultation or diagnostic laboratory studies. Fourteen (14) organizations have agreed to implement the Pharmacist eCare Plan. Community Care of NC (CCNC), Community Pharmacy Enhanced Service Network (CPESN,  Indian Health Services (IHS), QS1, PioneerRX, Rx30, Computer-RX, Creative Pharmacist, VIP Pharmacy Systems, AssureCare, BestRx, McKesson,, Pharmetika  PrescribeWellness, AZOVA, DocsInc, DocStation, FDS, Fuse, MicroMerchant Systems, Omnicell, Innovative Pharmacy Solutions, Smartlink Health Solutions and Speed Script. The IG will be  The FHIR resources will be used for this project.
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Project Tags
  • C-CDA
  • care plan
  • CCDA
  • drug therapy problem
  • FHIR
  • HL7
  • medication management
  • medication reconciliation
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy
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Project Results
NCPDP website requires free login - Lantana CCDA Pharmacist Care Plan Project Documents - (
CCNC Partners with Pharmacy Management Systems in Innovative Pharmacy Pilot ( and ( The Pharmacist eCare Plan Implementation Guide (IG) and companion FHIR IG were in the HL7 September 2017 "comment only ballot". HL7 Structured Documents (SD WG) is in the process of reconciling the comment only ballots (