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NYSDOH Extends Blanket Waiver of Electronic Prescribing for Nursing Homes and Residential Health Care Facilities

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has extended the blanket waiver from electronic prescribing for nursing homes and residential health care facilities.  These entities have been unable in many instances to adapt to electronic prescribing because they often depend on oral orders.  However, it is also possible that cost concerns and ineptitude at adapting to modern technology afflicts these entities.  To read the NYSDOH ruling on extending the blanket waiver from electronic prescribing for nursing homes and residential health care facilities, use the link below.
https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/narcotic/electronic_prescribing/docs/2017-11-08_nursing_home_waiver.pdf
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