Method of dispensing medical prescriptions

  • US 6,871,783 B2
  • Filed: 08/28/2003
  • Issued: 03/29/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/11/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A process for providing prescription products to a patient, wherein the patient is provided with prescription information from a prescription center, the process comprising the steps of:

  • providing an electronic prescription entry system connected with an electronic communications network, wherein the entry system comprises means for converting written prescription information into electronic prescription information and means for communicating same to a plurality of remote dispensing centers, and wherein the entry system further comprises a display screen;

    providing to the entry system prescription information;

    providing a listing of remote dispensing centers on the display screen;

    providing an order summary comprising the prescription information on the display screen;

    communicating said electronic prescription information to a selected one of said remote dispensing centers selected by a user;

    generating a delivery order at the selected remote dispensing center; and

    receiving viewable validating information from the prescription information at the entry system.

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