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Articles and Blogs


CDS Hooks Can Use FHIR APIs to Trigger Robust Decision Support in EHRs
Michael Burger, HIT Perspectives, June 2019

Efforts to Automate Specialty Pharmacy Will Accelerate in 2019
Tony Schueth, POCP Blog, February 26, 2019

Feds’ Year-End Guidance Will Affect Electronic Prescribing and EHRs
Tony Schueth, POCP Blog, February 14, 2019

14 Health IT Game Changers
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, January 2019

Legislation, Proposed Rules and Part D Guidance to Affect Electronic Prescribing and EHRs
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, January 2019

POCP Responds to Proposed Regulation Requiring Adoption of Real-Time Pharmacy Benefit Check by Medicare Part D
Tony Schueth, POCP Blog, January 17, 2019

Opioid Law Creates Mandates for ePrescribing under Medicare Part D
Tony Schueth, POCP Blog, January 4, 2019


Connecting Patients With the Costs of Their Medications
Jocelyn Keegan and Pooja Babbrah, HIT Perspectives, November 2018

High Impact: Opioid Legislation Effects ePrescribing, ePA and PDMPs
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, November 2018

Looking Back at 2018 Predictions: How’d We Do?
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, November 2018

New Federal Opioid Legislation Has Potential Impacts for All Pharmaceuticals
Brian Bamberger, Biopharma Insights, November 2018

ePrescribing: Progress and Opportunities
Tony Schueth, POCP Blog, October 18, 2018

Improving Drug Price Transparency: Progress and Opportunities
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, September 2018

EHR Vendors: Are You Ready for Standards Changes Coming Soon to ePrescribing?
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, August 23, 2018

State and Federal Regulations Continue to Target the Opioid Epidemic and Part D Prescribing
Keith Fisher, R.Ph. and Michelle Soble, R.Ph., MBA, POCP Blog, August 16, 2018

Improving Drug Price Transparency: The Case for Out-of-Pocket Drug Cost Information at the Point of Prescribing
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, June 2018

Thumbs Up at this ePrescribing Checkpoint!
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, June 2018

Opioid Management and Electronic Prior Authorization Among Key State and Federal Legislative Initiatives
Keith Fisher, R.Ph., POCP Blog, May 31, 2018

The Impact of Cost on EPCS Adoption
Michael Burger, HIT Perspectives, April 2018

ePrescribing Impact: Medicare Part D Migration to NCPDP SCRIPT Version 201701
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, April 23, 2018

Study: Mandatory Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) Can Help Combat the Opioid Crisis and Save the United States up to $53 Billion Annually
Prepared for PCMA by Visante and Point-of-Care Partners, April 4, 2018

Three Factors Contributing to Lagging Provider Adoption of EPCS
Tony Schueth, HealthTech Zone, April 3, 2018

New Benefit Check Solution Could Revolutionize e-Prescribing
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, March 12, 2018

One Industry Expert’s View of How State Efforts to Manage the Opioid Crisis Will Affect HIT Leaders
Healthcare Informatics, February 23, 2018


Improving Care Quality Using ePrescribing: CancelRx
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, June 5, 2017

PDMPs Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic
Tony SchuethHealthTech Zone, March 22, 2017


The Top Ten Takeaways from Surescripts 2015 National Progress Report
Tony Schueth, POCP Blog, September 12, 2016

Taking ePrescribing to the Next Level with the Structured and Codified Sig
Michael Burger and Keith Fisher, November 2016

Surescripts Issues Its 2015 Progress Report
Tony Schueth, September 2016

Recent Regulations Continue Promotion of ePrescribing
Michael Burger, June 2016

New State Mandates for Opiates Create the Next Wave of Requirements for EHRs 
Connie Sinclair, RPh, HISTalk, June 2016

New Proposed Regulation Rebrands and Retools Meaningful Use
Tony Schueth, June 2016

Recent Regulations Continue Promotion of ePrescribing
Michael Burger, June 2016

Cutting Through the Confusion Surrounding Electronic Formulary and Benefit Checks
Tony Schueth, February 2016


Growing Use of Oral Specialty Medications to Spur ePrescribing Adoption
Kendra Obrist, September 2014

Surescripts Stats Show ePrescribing Rounds Third Base
Tony Schueth, July 2014

Diagnosis in ePrescribing – Now is the time for the next generation of ePrescribing
Michael Burger, June 2014

Improving ePrescribing as an Important Tool for Managed Markets
Brian Bamberger, March 2014

Accelerating ePrescribing for Controlled Substances
Michael Burger, February 2014


Not Current with ePrescribing Laws and Regulations? Ignore at Your Own Risk
Tony Schueth, December 2013

How to Gain Traction for ePrescribing for Specialty Medications
Brian Bamberger, October 2013

Presentations and Reports

Trends in ePrescribing Regulation & Legislation
Point-of-Care Partners, September 17, 2019

ePrescribing State Law On-Demand
April 2019

The Scope of e-Prescribing Trends and Implications
Anthony Schueth, May 15, 2018.  CBI e-Rx and EHR Conference, Philadelphia, PA

The Evolution of Electronic Prescribing: Closing the Gaps To Promote Quality of Care
Anthony Schueth, May 23, 2017.  CBI e-Rx and EHR Conference, Philadelphia, PA

PDMP Alerts, Analytics and the Pharmacy Workflow
Anthony Schueth, Thomas Bizzaro, Brian Eidex and Rob Cohen, May 9, 2017.  NCPDP Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

ePrescribing’s Bright Future for Improving Patient Outcomes and Access to New Therapies
Tony Schueth, May 24, 2016.  FDB Care Guidance 2016, New Orleans, LA

New York I-STOP Mandate – Will This Be a Trend Across Additional States and Impact the ePrescribing Landscape? 
Tony Schueth, March 21, 2016.  CBI e-Rx and EHR,  Philadelphia, PA

ePrescribing: What’s Left and What’s Next?
Moderator: Tony Schueth, Panelists: Andrew Mac, Louis Hyman, Melissa Kotrys and Zoe Barry. November 11, 2014, NCPDP 2014 Educational Summit, Indianapolis, IN

EPCS Adoption: Challenges and Solutions, Arizona’s Experience
Jeffrey D. Hull, RPh., and Dean Wright, RPh. October 22, 2014, 2014 NASCSA Conference, Savannah, GA

White Papers, Webinars & Case Studies

EHR Game Changers: New ePrescribing Regs on the Horizon! by Point-of-Care Partners
August 19, 2016  – Recording | Presentation Slides

ePrescribing Information to Improve Medication Adherence [ White Paper ] by Point-of-Care Partners, January 30, 2014
For NEHI’s Connected Health, Better Adherence Roundtable through funding by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

eMedication Management: A New Paradigm for Creating Value in Today’s Health Care Ecosystem[White Paper] by Point-of-Care Partners, 2014

Advancing Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances: Lessons Learned in Arizona
Insights from a Successful Six-Month, Multistakeholder Initiative [Case Study] by Point-of-Care Partners, 2014

Building the foundation for an effective and efficient healthcare system: lessons learned in Southeastern Michigan, Insights from a Seven-Year, Multi-Stakeholder Initiative [White Paper] by Point-of-Care Partners, 2013

Other Resources