Computerized prescription system for gathering and presenting information relating to pharmaceuticals

  • US 20020042725A1
  • Filed: 08/30/2001
  • Published: 04/11/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/28/1994
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented prescription management system for use by a prescriber in creating a prescription at a point of patient care, said prescription being usable by a pharmacist to dispense drugs, said prescription management system comprising:

  • a) electronic posting means to select and capture in said prescription;

    i) a patient identifier;

    ii) a prescribed drug;

    iii) a dosage for said prescribed drug; and

    iv) a patient condition intended by said prescriber to be treated by said prescribed drug; and

    b) a displayable library of prescribable drugs; and

    c) displayable patient drug formulary information to indicate to said prescriber-user selected ones of said prescribable drugs included within a drug formulary associated with said patient to enable compliance with drug formulary guidelines at the point-of-care.

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