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More standardization on E-Prescription

August 31st, 2009

NCPDP just updated SCRIPT 10.6 Standard, the latest XML based technical standard recommended by federal regulators as part of EHR incentive program.

 
More info on SCRIPT 10.6 can be found here:
 
 
 
Surescripts already announced plans to adopt the new standard.
 
They operates the country’s largest electronic prescribing network. According to Surescripts the network is used by over 140,000 physicians, pharmacists and payers to electronically process prescriptions and share prescription information. Participants on the Surescripts network include all of the nation’s major chain pharmacies (e.g. CVS/pharmacy, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Wal-Mart), many of the nation’s leading payers and PBMs (e.g. Aetna, CVS Caremark, Express Scripts, Medco, Wellpoint) and over 10,000 independent pharmacies nationwide.
 
 

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Health Level 7 Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

August 18th, 2009

Health Level 7 or HL7 is an international community of healthcare subject matter experts and information scientists collaborating to create standards for the exchange, management and integration of electronic healthcare information.

HL7 covers details about Roel Based access Control to Health data and clinical information on a “need-to-know” basis is as a key requirement
It also emphasizes on need to provide methods where access can be checked and authorised before access is granted
Another important element of RBAC is up-to-date and accurate directories of staff.

Among others HL7 covers details about Role Based Access Control to Health data and clinical information on a “need-to-know” basis as a key requirement.

It also emphasizes on need to provide methods where access can be checked and authorized before access is granted. Furthermore RBAC requires an up-to-date and accurate directories of staff.

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